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Change the Wake Word

You can change the wake word in the Settings section of the Alexa app.

When you want to communicate with your Amazon Alexa devices, just say the wake word.

To change your wake word in the Alexa app:

  1. Go to the menu and select Alexa Devices.
  2. Select your device.
  3. Scroll down and select Wake Word.
  4. Select a wake word from the list.
  5. Select OK.

When you change the wake word, the light ring on your device flashes orange briefly.

For compatible Echo devices, you can also change the wake word directly on the device:

  1. Say, "Go to settings," or swipe down from the top of the screen and select Settings.
  2. Select Device Options.
  3. Select Wake Word.

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