How To Change Your Favorite Voice Assistant’s Voice - Alexa

How To Change Your Favorite Voice Assistant’s Voice – Alexa

Here's what you can do to change Alexa’s voice

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Undoubtedly, Amazon’s popular voice assistant has a very soothing voice, yet due to certain reasons, some people want to change Alexa’s voice. Either, they want to listen to a different voice, accent or maybe they no longer like the female voice used by tech companies. Whatever be the reason, we are here to help and explain how to change Alexa’s voice.

Generally, using Alexa is very simple, but when it comes to changing Alexa’s voice, it isn’t easy. But worry not, using the step by step instructions explained, you can change Alexa’s voice on Amazon Echo smart speaker, or on your smartphone.

Here’s how to alter Alexa’s language and access Samuel L. Jackson’s voice.

How to change Alexa’s language and accent?

Here’s are the steps to change Alexa’s voice and change the language it speaks in.

Echo devices mostly use Alexa in English; however, Amazon keeps on adding a host of other languages for user’s convenience. To find the language option, follow the steps below:

  • Open the Alexa app.
  • Head to Settings > Device Settings > select Echo device.
  • Here, under General, you’ll find a Language option.
  • Choose the language of your choice.

Note: Currently, this feature is available only on Amazon devices like the Echo, Echo Dot, or Echo Plus. This means if you are using Alexa-powered smart speakers, you can’t change the default language.

You can set Alexa to US English, UK English, Australian / New Zealand English, Canadian English, and Indian English.

Using these simple steps, you can change Alexa’s voice. But this isn’t all beyond making language edits, you can make other changes too.

We will explain all about them below, so continue reading.

Brief Mode and Whisper Mode

If you aren’t talkative and like your answers crisp (to the point), change Alexa to Brief mode. On the other hand, to get answers in a hushed tone, you can use Whisper mode.

To change Alexa to Brief mode, follow the steps below:

  1. Open the Alexa app on your smartphone.
  2. Go to Settings > Voice Responses.
  3. Here you can see Brief Mode toggle it to enable the mode.

To change Alexa to Whisper Mode follow the steps below:

  1. Open the Alexa app on your smartphone.
  2. Go to Settings > Voice Responses.
  3. Here you can see Whisper Mode toggle it to enable the mode.

Steps to change Alexa’s voice speed

You must be thinking, how can we change the voice assistant’s speed. But when Amazon’s Alexa is in question, everything is possible.

To change Alexa’s voice speed, you just need to say, “Alexa, speak faster / slower” and that’s it. It’s like the Genie has granted you, your wish.

How to change Alexa’s voice to Samuel L. Jackson’s Voice?

After knowing you can change Alexa’s voice to Samuel L. Jackson’s voice, you must be excited. But the sad news is the voice won’t be able to help with shopping, lists, reminders, etc. As it’s unavailable for everything, Alexa does or says.

However, Samuel L. Jackson can respond to your requests to play music, tell you about the weather, actors storied career, sing a happy birthday song, wake you up at a certain time.

The feature is currently available in the US only, and the company expects to expand the Celebrity program in other countries too.

To set it up, tell the device: “Alexa, introduce me to Samuel L Jackson.” There will be a voice prompt to confirm the 99-cent purchase price, and then it will be activated. It also can be added online.

To get it working, you just need to ask Alexa to introduce me to Samuel L, Jackson, and here you go. Remember you need to confirm the 99 cents prompt as Jackson lent his voice to Alexa for $0.99. Once you do so, the voice will be activated, and you will now be able to listen to Jackson’s voice.

Is that it?

No, there’s more.

Your personal voice assistant can play music, tell sports scores, control smart home, weather, and Prime members can order products from Amazon.

Moreover, Amazon Music is supported by services like Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, and BBC. You can even enable Skills in the Alexa app by asking Alexa to enable skills.

Some apps might ask you to link an existing account. For instance, if you want Alexa to book a cab on, you’ll need to login to your Uber account. All this needs to be done by heading to the Skill section of the app. Furthermore, you can get Alexa to order a takeaway as it has a partnership with Just Eat. You can get information from National Rail regarding train timings and schedules. Get top stories from The Guardian, Telegraph. Besides, you get a lot more to do.

So, this was it. Using the steps explained above, you can change Alexa’s voice, change the mode, get Samuel L Jackson’s voice and do a lot more. We hope you enjoyed reading this article. Do leave us a comment to share your feedback. Also, share the article with your friends and family if you find it useful.

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