Amazon today announced a new update to its Alexa app. The new update brings a few changes including a new home screen, updated navigation, and also a sleek new design to get things done quickly with Alexa. The update will be rolled out worldwide over the next month and expected to be available to everyone by late-August. New customers can download the Alexa app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.
What’s New in the Alexa App:
A More Personalised Experience – Users will get personalized suggestions on the home screen based on what they care about most, like accessing reminders or listening to an Audible Book etc.
Engagement with Alexa – A dedicated Alexa button at the top of the home screen to make it easier to immediately find Alexa and start talking. Users can also enable a hands-free Alexa experience, where they can just say “Alexa” whenever the app is open on the screen.
Suggestions for New Customers – New customers will see suggestions to get started with Alexa, to play songs from Amazon Music, or to manage the shopping list.
“More” has Moved – Customers can now select “More” on the bottom navigation bar to bring up app-wide features such as Reminders, Routines, Skills, Settings, etc.