You're talking to Amazon Alexa WRONG – my voice trick is a game-changer | The Sun
EVER needed to use Alexa when it's late but worry you might wake the whole house?
Well, it need not be a problem any longer, as the voice-powered assistant has a secret feature for you.
As revealed by a TikToker, Alexa actually has a whisper mode.
So when it talks back to you, it won't blast out at the usual volume.
Better still, it's really easy to use instantly.
Whisper as you speak to Alexa and Alexa will respond in a whisper too.
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Alternatively, you can just say, "Alexa, turn on whisper mode" and it'll kick into action.
Alexa can actually do a fair few special tricks.
For example, did you know it can be used to help find your phone if you've misplaced it somewhere at home?
Whether it got lost in between the couch cushions or ended up in the fridge (it happens), Alexa can help you locate your missing device.
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Assuming you've confirmed your phone number in the Alexa app before it got lost, all you need to do is say, “Alexa, Find my phone,” and she will call your phone so you can follow the ringer to its destination.
Another useful little feature Alexa can do is flip a coin for you.
With credit cards and crypto being the "modern" way to pay for things, you probably don't have much change lingering around.
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You can avoid debates with your friends or fam by simply asking Alexa to flip a virtual coin and decide for you.
Just say, "Alexa heads or tails," and you’ll the digital assistant will seal your fate.
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