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Offline Kimbrey

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« on: Thursday 03 January 19 09:34 GMT (UK) »
Advice sought!

I am hoping someone is familiar with this piece of technology!

I gave my son one for Christmas and he is unable to download the App,neither of us is very technically literate :-[.

He gave me his Tablet just before Christmas (which is up and running for me) and his attempts to download the Echo App keep "defaulting" to the tablet.

He has a Google e-mail address but does not have his own Amazon Account,I think he needs to open one before he can download the App,before I try to convince him-am I right?? :-\

Kim



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Re: Amazon Echo
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 03 January 19 09:45 GMT (UK) »
I'm certainly not familiar with the technology but I'm pretty sure you need an Amazon account to use it, or access to someone else's account  ;)

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Re: Amazon Echo
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 03 January 19 10:33 GMT (UK) »
Yes, heíll need an Amazon account:

https://au.pcmag.com/how-to/45544/how-to-set-up-an-amazon-echo

Is there a reason why he canít have an Amazon account?

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Re: Amazon Echo
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 03 January 19 10:41 GMT (UK) »
Do you have an Amazon account? If yes, you could use your account to download the app for him.

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Re: Amazon Echo
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 03 January 19 11:46 GMT (UK) »
Thank you so much for your replies.

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There is no reason he cannot open an account with Amazon ,he has not wanted one before

I think if I used my account it would download to my device and he wants it on his laptop?

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Re: Amazon Echo
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 03 January 19 12:52 GMT (UK) »
No you can download to any device. The app isnít device specific, only account specific. For example, I have Alexa App on iPad, iPhone and Galaxy Tab A.

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