How to Install the Alexa App

1 Alexa App Installation

With the free Alexa app, you can manage your alarms, music, shopping lists, and more. This guide will help you with first time setup.

The Alexa app is available on mobile devices with:

  • Fire OS 3.0 or higher
  • Android 5.0 or higher
  • iOS 9.0 or higher

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With the free Alexa app, you can manage your alarms, music, shopping lists, and more. This guide will help you with first time setup.

The Alexa app is available on mobile devices with:

  • Fire OS 3.0 or higher
  • Android 5.0 or higher
  • iOS 9.0 or higher
  1. Open Play Store.
    Google play store
  2. Type "Amazon Alexa" in the search bar.
  3. Select Amazon Alexa in the search results.
  4. Click Install to start downloading the app.
    Android app store for amazon alexa with install selected
  5. Click Open to proceed to the setup.
    Android app store for amazon alexa with open highlighted
  1. Sign into your Amazon account and then press SIGN IN.
    Amazon Alexa sign in. Screenshot.
  2. Tap Continue to agree to Amazon's terms.
    Terms of use with Continue button selected. Screenshot.
  3. Tap an Amazon device and follow the prompts to begin setup. You can tap SKIP DEVICE SETUP to do it later.
    List of Amazon devices. Choose a device to set up. Screenshot.
  4. Click ALLOW when prompted to give Amazon permissions.
    Give Amazon permissions prompt with Allow selected. Screenshot.

  5. To setup phone calling and text messaging, enter your country code and then your phone number. Click CONTINUE when ready or SKIP.
    Phone and text messaging setup. Country code drop down box and phone number input. Screenshot.

  6. Your phone will be sent a text message with a 6-digit code. Type it in and then click CONTINUE.
    Enter verification code prompt. Enter code and press Continue. Screenshot.

  7. Amazon Alexa is now set up and ready to use.
    Amazon Alexa home screen. Screenshot.

  1. Go to your Apple app store.
    Apple store.
  2. Search for "Alexa".
  3. Select Amazon Alexa in the search results.
  4. Click the download icon.
    Apple store with Amazon Alexa app ready to download.
  5. Select Open, to launch the app.
    Open button.
  1. Sign into your Amazon account by entering your Email, Amazon password, and then press SIGN IN.
    Amazon Alexa sign in screen.
  2. Tap GET STARTED.
    Get started. Screenshot.
  3. Select the User.
    List of users with example user selected. Screenshot.
  4. Click ALLOW when prompted to give Amazon permissions.
    Amazon Alexa would like to send you notifications prompt, with Allow selected. Screenshot.
  5. Amazon Alexa is now set up and ready to use.
    Amazon Alexa home screen. Screenshot.

Alexa comes pre-installed on Alexa-enabled Fire tablets.

  1. Hold the device Home button until you see a blue line.
    Home button. Screenshot.
  2. Once you see the blue line at the bottom, Alexa is ready you can ask a question or give a command.
    Blue line above the home button. Screenshot.
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