Amazon Alexa now Permits You to send SMS to your friends and contacts in your list

The messaging feature enables the helper to send text messages (SMS) into a touch stored on the users’ list. The messaging feature has gone live from 31 January about the Alexa apparatus supporting messaging and calling.

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In the event the receiver does not have an Alexa apparatus the message will be transmitted as a text message (SMS) in their Android smartphones. The attribute is limited to Android smartphones right now. To begin using all the new features users will need to follow directions which will appear like a pop-up to the Alexa Android program.

Users will need to select ‘Contacts’ from the ‘Chat’ tab of this program and proceed to ‘My Profile’. Switch on the ‘Send SMS’ attribute in the ‘My profile’ tab at the program and the attribute is about to use.

After turning to the characteristics users are going to have the ability to send voice messages via their Alexa apparatus. Users will need to define the sort of message they wish to send to the receiver, which is ‘Text message’ or ‘Message’. If Alexa isn’t able to send the message into a different Alexa apparatus, then it may send an SMS to the receiver’s smartphone.

The report said that the business is not able to bring the attribute on Apple smartphones since the firm does not provide their messaging API to third parties.

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