Using Alexa On Your iPhone

You can access Amazon's Alexa assistant on your iPhone, but you don't do it through the Alexa app. Instead, you use the Amazon shopping app. You can access the same information and services that you do on an Echo device.

Comments: 13 Responses to “Using Alexa On Your iPhone”

    Peter Jenkins
    2 years ago

    This doesn’t seem to work in the UK?

    2 years ago

    Peter: Do you not see the Alexa button in the Amazon app? Or is the button there and it doesn’t work?

    Dwream
    2 years ago

    This is a brilliant way to get more value from my 2 Echo devices! But it appears that I still need the “Amazon Alexa” app to view my shopping list at the store. Is that correct?

    2 years ago

    Dwream: Not sure. Unless there is also a way to view it in the main Amazon app.

    Cyndi
    2 years ago

    Thanks for the Alexa tip. However, the icon does not appear on that app on my ipadpro. Please advise.

    2 years ago

    Cyndi: No, I don’t think it is available on the iPad, just the iPhone.

    jimwol
    2 years ago

    I live in Italy and I don’t see the Alexa button either. I am guessing that either you have to also have the Alexa app or it only works in the USA.

    Bob
    2 years ago

    Thanks Gary, I have 2 Echo Dots and had been wondering how I accessed Alexa when I’m not on my home WiFi. Always informative. Thanks.

    Simon
    2 years ago

    Not in the UK, bah humbug!

    Charlie
    2 years ago

    Thanks for the tip…… Works well !!!

    Michael
    2 years ago

    Thanks, but I didn’t like having the Amazon store app on my phone for security reasons. We can download Amazon Music app which also has Alexa. Can’t wait to try it out on the road.

    JP
    2 years ago

    Unless you absolutely need to physically have an Echo or Dot etc, it does not work in Canada either. I even downloaded the Amazon Alexa app but no go. Oh well…

    Lynn Young
    1 year ago

    I don’t think this works in Canada. The Alexa icon does not show up on the Amazon home page…..only the shopping cart and the search icon.

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