Learn how to manage your Alexa-to-Alexa contacts and Alexa Calling and Messaging settings from the Alexa app.
When you sign up for Alexa Calling and Messaging from the Alexa app, all of the contacts saved to your mobile phone are linked to Alexa automatically.
Alexa uses this information to find people or numbers to contact through your compatible Echo devices and the Alexa app.
Note: If you've previously used Alexa Calling and Messaging on an Echo device or the Alexa app, your mobile phone contacts are imported automatically for Alexa Calling and Messaging on any supported Fire, Android, or iOS tablet.
If you share devices with other people in your household, you can each create your own profile by signing up in the Alexa app individually. This way Alexa uses your name and mobile contacts when making calls and sending messages.
Note: Fire Tablets do not support voice profiles at this time.
Each user can follow these steps in the Alexa app:
Note: You can access contacts from all users in your household from shared Echo devices. Alexa looks for that contact on all available contact lists and makes the call via your profile.
Any contacts from your phone who also use Alexa Calling and Messaging are automatically added to the Alexa contacts list in the Alexa app.
You can view your Alexa contacts by opening the Conversations tab , and selecting the Contacts icon .
You can only view your personal Alexa contacts from the Alexa app. The Alexa app doesn't show all of the contacts saved to your phone. Additionally, it may not show contacts from the Contacts app on your Fire, Android, or iOS tablet.
Contacts cannot be added or changed from within Alexa Calling and Messaging. To add or change a contact, open the contacts app on your mobile phone and make the change from there.
Alexa periodically checks for updates to your contacts and can automatically access any new contact information when making calls or sending messages.
You have the option to block specific Alexa contacts through your Echo devices and the Alexa app.
To block an Alexa-to-Alexa contact:
You can view and manage your Alexa Calling and Messaging profile from the Alexa app:
You can then choose from available options, including:
To allow a contact to drop in on you:
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