How to Set Up Your Amazon Echo as an Intercom

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How to Set Up Your Amazon Echo as an Intercom- Amazon has introduced a unique feature in the Amazon Echo i.e.of Intercom. Basically, an intercom is an electronic device used for establishing two-way communication. Now you can use the Amazon Echo device as an Intercom also. Now the question arises that if it is possible then how to use echo as intercom. In this particular blog, we will guide you the complete procedure for How to Set Up Your Amazon Echo as an Intercom. Besides what are the Alexa intercom commands we will discuss over this also.

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How to Set Up Your Amazon Echo as an Intercom

You can set up multi-room intercoms and even drop in on various rooms in the house with Amazon’s Echo speakers. If you’re away from home or don’t have an Echo in your room, you can just call another room using the Alexa app. Before you can use your Echo devices as intercoms, you will need a few settings straightened out. This is how it is.

  1. Rename your Amazon Echo Device: Although you could keep your different Echo devices’ default name, it’s much easier to rename them based on the room they’re in. If you have an Echo in the living room, for example, relabel it to “Hall.” Do that with all your Echo devices.
    1. Launch the Alexa app on your Android or iOS smartphone.
    2. Click on the ]menu icon at the top left corner of the Alexa app.
    3. Click on the Settings.
    4. Open the Alexa app, then click on the menu, then click on Settings
    5. Click on your Echo device.
    6. Click on the Edit next to Echo Device name.
    7. Rename the Amazon Echo device.
    8. Click on Save Button.
  2. Enable Drop In for the Household
    1. Launch the Alexa app on your Android or iOS smartphone.
    2. Click on the Conversation icon.
    3. Click on the Contacts icon at the upper right corner of the screen.
    4. Open the Alexa app, then click on the Conversations, then go to the Contacts
    5. Click on your profile at the upper of the contact lists.
    6. Turn the household and DropIn on Echo devices and switch it ON.
  3. Enable Drop In in every Household Device
    1. Launch the Amazon Alexa app on your smartphone.
    2. Click on the menu icon in the top left corner of the Alexa app.
    3. Tap Settings.
    4. Open the Alexa app, then click on the options menu, then click on Settings option
    5. Click on the Echo device.
    6. Press on Drop In.
    7. Mark the box for either ON or Only my household.

The Amazon Echo Devices that Support Intercom

While the small inner speaker of the Echo Dot is not very good for playing music, it is perfectly suitable for listening to Alexa and making phone calls — or being used as a household intercom. All the Echo devices that work with Drop-In are here:

  • Amazon Echo (1st Generation)
  • Echo (2nd Generation)
  • Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Generation)
  • Echo Show
  • Echo Plus
  • Echo Spot
  • Alexa app

A New Update for Amazon Echo as an Intercom

For its Echo products, Amazon has a new software update that enables users with multiple Echos to use it as a room-to-room intercom system. Over the next few days, the new feature will roll out and be available for the Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Show.

Users will be able to identify and communicate directly with a specific Echo device using the intercom features. Use an Echo in your kitchen to call family members from the living room, for example, or let someone in an office know they’ve got a guest from the front door.

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