How to Get Alexa on Your Phone, Tablet, Mac, or PC

No Alexa device? No worries! Here’s how to use the Amazon Alexa voice assistant on just about any device.

Get Alexa up and running on your smartphone, tablet, mac, or PC in no time. This is a convenient way to try and discover Alexa skills, and overall experience the magic of Alexa.


How to Set Up Alexa on Your Phone or Tablet

It’s easy—just download the Alexa app for Android or iOS and sign in with your Amazon account!

For certain phones, you may even be able to set Alexa up for use hands-free.


How to Set Up Alexa for PC

Depending on the model of your computer, you may already have Alexa available. If you don’t, here’s how to set up Alexa on your PC.

On Windows 10, go to the Microsoft Store and download the Alexa app.

Find the Alexa icon in your Start Menu or just type “Alexa” into the Windows search bar.

Finally, sign into your Amazon account and voila—you’re good to go!

For an even better experience, you can turn on “Hands-Free” mode for Alexa for PC.

If Alexa isn’t listening, you may need to take a few more steps to make sure she recognizes your microphone.


How to Set Up Alexa for Mac

If you’re using a Mac, you likely won’t be able to download the Alexa app—but you can still use Alexa in the browser.

Just go to, sign in with your Amazon account, and there you go.


Now you’re all set up! Great work. Try playing with what Alexa can do.

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