You both need todownload the Amazon Alexa app and sign in to your Amazon account(you can of course do this for your elderly parent). From there, sign up for Alexa Calling And Messaging. Note, both you and your parent need different Amazon accounts. Open the app, and go to the Conversation screen.
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How to set up an Alexa for seniors?
The first step in how to set up an Alexa for seniors is choosing the right Alexa. Amazon has plenty of Echo devices to choose from, all with different features and price points. For example, the Echo Dot is the least expensive Echo device with a speaker, while an Echo Show is more costly with an added screen.
How do I set up Alexa to communicate with my parents?
It is best if you set them up in separate rooms as far away from each other as possible – this will make testing out your set up easier later. 2) Install the Amazon Alexa app on your phone. 3) On a computer (not your phone), set up an Amazon account for your parents.
How do I set up an Alexa account for my grandmother?
My grandmother does not have an email, and even if she did, I wouldn鈥檛 want her to focus on the promotional or account update emails that she would get. In all, I want her to only focus on enjoying the Alexa device. To set up a new account, go to www.amazon.com. Amazon accounts are free to make.
How do I connect my Amazon Echo device to Alexa?
To pair the device with the Alexa App, go to 鈥楳ore鈥?on the bottom right-hand corner. Then, click 鈥楢dd a Device.鈥?Since you are setting up an Amazon Echo, click 鈥楢mazon Echo.鈥?Then select the type of Echo device (if you are setting up a Dot or Show click 鈥楨cho, Echo Dot, Echo Plus and more鈥?.