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Alexa Can Be Used As Android's Default Assistant App

11 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

Alexa can be used as Android's default assistant application if you prefer it over Google Assistant for all your smart assistant needs. The capability was discovered by a user on Reddit who displays that it's possible to select Alexa as the app for assistants from the settings menu where you can change this function, though it's important to remember that you'll need to have the Alexa app installed on your device for you to to be able to switch it out. That said, Alexa on Android devices is not as powerful as Google Assistant as it's not tied into as many things so it will be a little more...
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Want Alexa to be the default virtual assistant on your Android phone?

Want Alexa to be the default virtual assistant on your Android phone?

11 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

There is a general consensus among those who have had the opportunity to use a number of different virtual personal assistants, that Google Assistant and Alexa are in a photo finish at the wire. Cortana is next, with Siri bringing up the rear. If you own an Android phone and have installed the Amazon Alexa app, you can actually have the latter become your default assistant if you so desire.
To arrange this, go to Settings > Apps & notifications > Default apps > Assist & voice input and
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