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Is Alexa Always Listening? How to Stop It

MakeUseOf: “Key Takeaways

  • Alexa only starts listening when it hears the wake word, but there have been cases of it misinterpreting sounds and recording conversations.
  • You can stop Alexa from listening by pressing the mute button on your Echo speaker, but this means it won’t respond to voice commands.
  • To enhance your privacy, choose less common wake words like “Ziggy” and delete your Alexa voice history to remove past recordings…”

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