As if Google wasn’t enough, Amazon has also been allegedly listening to the Alexa users’ conversations lately. While it has issued a statement in its defense saying that the act was to make the customer experience a better one, we really can’t rely on how honest or dishonest Amazon is.

As if Google wasn’t enough, Amazon has also been allegedly listening to the Alexa users’ conversations lately. While it has issued a statement in its defense saying that the act was to make the customer experience a better one, we really can’t rely on how honest or dishonest Amazon is. 
That is why people have started deleting their Alexa history so as to erase their previous data recorded on the device. You never know how that data might be used. Also, there is a pretty high chance that your conversation has also been listened to by an Amazon employee. Let’s discuss the steps for deleting your Alexa history.

Here’s how to delete Amazon’s Alexa history on the browser:

  • Open Amazon’s website.
  • Select “Accounts & lists”
  • Select “Your devices”
  • Now, choose your Alexa device.
  • Click “Manage Voice Recordings”
  • Select “Delete”

Here’s how to delete Amazon Alexa’s history on the app:

  • In the Alexa app, tap on the three stripes.
  • In the “Settings” select “Alexa Privacy”
  • Select the time range you want to delete history for.

Here’s how to enable deletion by voice activation:

  • Open the “Alexa” app.
  • Tap on the three stripes.
  • Choose the “Settings”
  • Tap on “Alexa Privacy”
  • Select “Review Voice History” 
  • Enable “Deletion by voice”

Now simply say “delete everything I have said today” and the Alexa will auto-delete it.

Here’s to make Alexa automatically delete the history:

  • Open the Alexa app.
  • Tap on the three stripes.
  • Go to “Settings”
  • Choose “Alexa Privacy”
  • Choose “Manage your Alexa Data”
  • Go to “Automatically delete recordings”
  • Select “Confirm”

Other than these steps, it is always safer to use a VPN to protect your data by encrypting it and masking your IP address so no one is able to track the data back to you.

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