Although it is likely that Alexa has become that ideal assistant to remember your activities, knowing how you should dress for the little time or if you should leave earlier for traffic, sometimes your voice can become monotonous and even a bit annoying. Fortunately, there is a solution. Learn how to change the voice of Amazon Alexa for another accent and even language in simple steps.
Do you want to hear Alexa speaking in English with an Australian or Canadian accent? We have it. However, it is important that you keep in mind that, by changing the voice of Alexa, you can make it difficult for your assistant to understand you, if you do not speak to him in the particular accent that you have configured.
How to change Alexa's accent?
Open the Alexa application
Grab the device you use to control Alexa settings, either your smart phone or tablet. Touch the app cone Alexa to open the application Then, go ahead and click on the cone of Settings, which will take you to the configuration. Wait until the list of connected devices appears on the screen and then choose the device on which you want to change the Alexa accent.
Once you've chosen the device you want to configure, scroll down until you see Language and tap that word. Vers a drop-down box with a list of different English accents you can choose. So far, the available accents come from the United States, Canada, India, Australia and the United Kingdom.
Save the changes
Feel free to try the different accents, until you find the one you like best. When you have chosen one, click on Save Changes. Now you can ask hundreds of questions to Alexa, just to delight in the answers with his new accent. Surely you seem to listen to another person.
How to change the Alexa language?
Now, your favorite assistant not only has the ability to speak English, but also in other popular languages. So, if you want to listen to Alexa in your native language or practice with it another foreign language you are learning, you will love this option.
Keep in mind that when you select a new language for your Amazon Echo device, all the text will also change. However, the user's guide and the content downloaded on your Kindle will remain in your original language.
Find the device you use regularly to control the configuration of your assistant and open the application Alexa. Then touch the cone of Men (which has three vertically arranged points) and press Configuration. When a list of connected devices appears, choose the one in question.
From here, you have the option to control the language. The button Language It allows you to select a different language (from those available in the essence of the assistant) and other accents.
How to enable celebrity voices?
Would you like a celebrity to talk to you from Alexa? Although not being the famous meat and bone that will go to you or call you by phone (since it is surely very busy), now thanks to Alexa Skills, your assistant can imitate the voice of some popular characters, such as Gordon Ramsay, the famous TV chef, so that you feel that he is there with you watching the preparation of your lunch.
More voices from other celebrities are also available and setting it up is really very simple.
Open the Alexa application
Once again, open the Alexa application and tap Men.
Select the button Skills. Once you're there, write Gordon Ramsay to find his voice. Select the first skill that appears (must be Ground controlotherwise it is probably not the one you want). Then, feel and enjoy making fun of one of the most famous chefs on the planet. Note: many functions can also be activated simply by asking Alexa to enable them, although you will need to know specifically what your request is.
* Article updated July 17, 2019 by Mara Teresa Lopes.