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Technology Alexa, delete what I just said! Here's how to prevent Amazon from listening in

16:20  13 november  2019
16:20  13 november  2019 Source:   cnet.com

You’ve got Amazon Echo privacy fears. We’ve got answers

  You’ve got Amazon Echo privacy fears. We’ve got answers These are the best tips for keeping your information private while using Alexa.The Google Home Mini and Amazon Echo Dot smart speakers.

Here ' s what to do. Prevent Amazon , Google and Apple from listening to your commands and delete your voice recordings. You can also tell Google to delete your voice command history. Just say "Hey Google, delete everything I just said . Apple: A new feature that comes with the iOS 13.2 update lets

Here ' s how to keep Amazon from listening in . 16:05 11 november 2019. Amazon said it uses these conversations to improve Alexa ' s "understanding of human speech." Bloomberg' s report Wednesday said the voice But there' s a way to prevent Amazon employees from listening in .

Google Home, Siri and Alexa users are now more cautious than ever when speaking to their smart home devices, after a string of revelations that these companies have been recording and reviewing users' voice data without their consent. Since then, Google, Apple and Amazon have either suspended the activity of having humans review voice recordings (they claim this improves accuracy), or have begun allowing people to opt-in or out.

a close up of a blue table: You can stop Google, Amazon and Apple from listening to your voice recordings. Tyler Lizenby/CNET© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. You can stop Google, Amazon and Apple from listening to your voice recordings. Tyler Lizenby/CNET

However, if you're still concerned about your privacy , you can put a stop to strangers listening to your voice commands and completely wipe all interactions you've made with your device. These options are available for Google Home , Amazon Echo and HomePod devices. Here's what to do.

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Amazon said it uses these conversations to improve Alexa ' s "understanding of human speech." Bloomberg' s report Wednesday said the voice But there' s a way to prevent Amazon employees from listening in . CNBC dug through the Alexa app, and the option to share this type of information

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Keep Amazon, Google and Apple from listening to your commands

Amazon: You can finally put a stop to Amazon employees listening to your voice recordings. In the Alexa app, go to Settings > Alexa Privacy > Manage Your Alexa Data. From here, turn off the toggle switch that says "Use Voice Recordings to Improve Amazon Services to Develop New Features."

Google: Google has suspended human review of audio recordings. However, if you're still cautious, go to myaccount.google.com > Web & App Activity. Next, uncheck the box that says Include voice and audio recordings.

Have Amazon Echo privacy fears? Here's what you can do

  Have Amazon Echo privacy fears? Here's what you can do Here are the best tips for keeping your information private while using Alexa.The Google Home Mini and Amazon Echo Dot smart speakers.

Here ' s what to do. Prevent Amazon , Google and Apple from listening to your commands and delete your voice recordings. You can also tell Google to delete your voice command history. Just say "Hey Google, delete everything I just said . Apple: A new feature that comes with the iOS 13.2 update lets

You can delete your voice history with just a few clicks, and if you want, you can listen to your recordings before you delete them. Anyone will be able to delete recordings by saying " Alexa , delete what I just said " or " Alexa To prevent human beings from listening to your recordings, go

Apple: In August, Apple announced it would no longer listen to Siri recordings without your permission. The company can only receive your audio data if you choose to opt-in. If you opt-in and change your mind, go to your iPhone'sSettings > Privacy > Analytics and Improvements > turn off Improve Siri & Dictation.

You have the option to opt-in if you want Apple, Google or Amazon to listen to your voice recordings. Tyler Lizenby/CNET© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. You have the option to opt-in if you want Apple, Google or Amazon to listen to your voice recordings. Tyler Lizenby/CNET

Delete your voice recordings

Amazon: This year, Amazon announced two new Alexa commands that will let you delete your voice transcripts by asking Alexa. Just say "Alexa, delete everything I said today" or "Alexa, delete what I just said."

If you prefer to delete your entire history, open the Alexa app and go to Settings > Alexa Privacy > Review Voice History > Delete All Recordings for All History.

Your voice assistant is recording you. Here's how to keep commands private

  Your voice assistant is recording you. Here's how to keep commands private Delete your recordings and stop sharing them with Apple, Google and Amazon.However, if you're still concerned about your privacy , you can put a stop to strangers listening to your voice commands and completely wipe all interactions you've made with your device. These options are available for Google Home , Amazon Echo and HomePod devices. Here's what to do.

Saying , “ Alexa , delete what I just said ” will have the last thing struck from the record. You can’t listen to or view interactions here , just delete them if you so wish. Can I delete Alexa voice recordings entirely? While Amazon has confirmed that transcripts are deleted when people choose to

Amazon will soon let you ask Alexa to delete your voice recordings — here ' s how . Published Wed, May 29 201910:27 AM EDTUpdated Wed, May 29 201911:55 AM EDT. Two options will be available: " Alexa , delete everything I said today" and " Alexa , delete what I just said ."

Google: To delete your voice command history, go to myaccount.google.com > Data and Personalization > Web & App Activity > Manage Activity > Tap the three stacked dots menu at the top of the screen > Select Delete activity by and choose from the options -- all time, last hour, last day, etc. Tap Delete to confirm.

You can also tell Google to delete your voice command history. Just say "Hey Google, delete everything I just said

Apple: A new feature that comes with the iOS 13.2 update lets you delete all of your recordings. Open your Settings > Siri & Search > Siri & Dictation History > and select Delete Siri & Dictation History.

Need more information about keeping your information private? Check out how to further shore up your Google Home privacy settings, what to do if you have Amazon Echo privacy fears and these top five new security and privacy settings for your iPhone.

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