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Make Calls Using an Echo or Another Supported Device

Learn how to make calls with Alexa on your compatible devices.

Note: For a list of devices that are compatible with Alexa Calling and Messaging, go to About Alexa Calling and Messaging.

To make an Alexa-to-Alexa call from your compatible device, just ask Alexa to call the person or contact you want to reach by name.

Here are some examples of things you can say:

To do this . . . . Say this . . . .

Make a call to another compatible Echo device

Tip: To make calls with your compatible tablet or smartphone, use the Alexa app.

“Call (John's) Echo.”

Control call volume

Tip: To adjust the volume on your compatible tablet or smartphone while on a call, use the device's volume controls. For Fire tablets, you can also use the Alexa wake word or press the Home button until the blue line appears, then ask Alexa to change the volume.
Tip: To mute the line on an Echo device during a call, use the Microphone off button on the device.

“Turn the volume (up / down).”

Hang up / end the call

“Hang up.”

“End call.”

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