If you own an Echo or another Alexa-powered speaker, saying "Alexa, send a message" will now let you send SMS messages from your phone number to whatever recipient you'd like.
If you can tick both of those boxes, Alexa can now send an SMS to any of the contacts listed in your phone.
To set it up, head to the Conversations section of the Alexa app. After that, you should select Contacts and then hit the My Profile option. All the texts sent would reflect in the smartphone's text app, notes CNN.
Alexa will then ask you to whom you want to send your message to. Amazon has already introduced a calling and messaging system in the USA previous year, but with the latest update, Alexa can send messages as normal text to Android phones.
If you do have an Alexa Show, instead of only hearing the updates, you'll also see the latest news and weather on your device.
We'd be surprised if it stayed as a U.S. exclusive feature, but given that Apple is due to release its own smart speaker (the HomePod) to the market in the coming weeks, it's possible that the feature won't come to iOS, as Apple may offer an iMessage alternative.
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