Unless you own an Amazon Echo Show which has a display, responses to commands will only be verbal and as such, it is paramount that your Amazon Alexa device is set to offer responses in an accent and a language that you clearly understand. Thankfully, Amazon made provisions for enthusiasts who may not be satisfied with the language and accent settings the Amazon Alexa device comes with by default. Amazon made it possible to switch the accents and languages Alexa uses to offer verbal responses to commands. This in turn makes it easier for enthusiasts to clearly understand the responses.
Amazon is offering enthusiasts a plethora of choices to make. For starters, enthusiasts can set the Alexa to provide responses in different English accents, including premium options that let Alexa provide responses in Samuel L. Jackon’s voice and if don’t understand English clearly, you can proceed to switch to your preferred language. It’s all about making sure you understand what Alexa is saying.
How To Change Alexa’s Accent
Before you can embark on the journey to changing the accent of your Amazon Alexa assistant, it is expected that you download the Alexa app on your smartphone, as its a companion app that lets you make changes to the settings that are powering the Assistant. Once it has been downloaded, you can proceed to follow the steps on how to change your Alexa’s accent outlined below:
- Launch the Alexa app from your smartphone icons
- Locate and launch the menu and then tap on devices
- Now tap on “Echo and Alexa”
- Top on your Echo device
- Now scroll down and tap on “Language” under “General”
- Proceed to select your preferred English accent
How To Change Alexa’s Language
The process of changing Alexa’s language is pretty much very similar to the steps taken to change its accent. It happens within Alexa’s companion apps, so once again, it is required you download the app before you proceed. Once you have met the requirement, you can then proceed to change the language of your Alexa assistant with the steps outlined below:
1. Launch the Alexa app from your phone’s home icons
2. Find and launch the menu and then tap on devices
3. Now tap on “Echo and Alexa”
4. Tap on your Echo device
5. Now scroll down and tap on “Language” under “General”
6. Finally select your preferred language from the list of languages provided in the list
Now that you have scaled through this tutorial on how to change Alexa’s accent and language, you can proceed to make changes to the vocals of your Alexa assistant to best suit your needs. If you have any questions, do well to drop them in the comment section below.