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Alexa is always listening: How to delete your Alexa voice recordings

Posted On: 17 Feb 2020   |   Posted By: Pocket-lint

Alexa is always listening: How to delete your Alexa voice recordings

Alexa is always listening. Listening for that trigger word or anything that sounds remotely like it, so that it can spring to life and serve up an action or answer. But did you know that all of those voice interactions are recorded and saved by Alexa? Did you know that you can find a full catalogue of the things you've said to your Amazon Echo in your account? Why does Alexa save recordings? Amazon says that Alexa saves recordings to make the experience better, to improve the accuracy of the results. Presumably it uses these recordings to learn about how you speak and the sort of things that you ask for - and does warn that if you delete them it could degrade the Alexa experience. Alexa is only recording when you see the blue light - but that might also mean it records things you don't intend it to. How to delete your voice data from Alexa Fortunately, deleting these voice recordings is easy if you don't want Alexa hanging on to them for whatever reason. You can access your data - and play recordings back -...

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