How To Change Flash Briefing On Alexa?
- Randall Mullins
How to choose your flash briefing news sources – When you’re setting up your flash briefing you’ll see two different options that sound like the same thing. One is your “news channel” and the other is your flash briefing. The idea is that the latter is a quick hit of the latest headlines, whereas the former is a more in-depth look at the news.
- Tap the more option in the lower right corner.
- Select Settings,
- Choose the News option.
- Tap on Flash Briefing,
This is where you’ll dictate which news sources you want present in your flash briefing. You may already have some present depending on the skills you have enabled on your Echo. But if you don’t or you want some more, tap the + button to open the directory.
- Here you’ll find all the Alexa skills that are compatible with the flash briefing in your location.
- To use them, simply select the one you want and hit Enable to Use,
- This skill will automatically be added to your flash briefing.
- To remove any of your skills from the flash briefing simply toggle their respective buttons to off.
This won’t remove the skills from Alexa, so you can still use them individually at any time from your Echo.
How to add flash briefing to Alexa app?
#2. Order your flash briefings so your favorites play first – Just follow these simple steps to re-order the flash briefings in your list:
- Open your Alexa app
- Tap Tap “More” on the bottom navigation bar
- Tap Settings
- Scroll down to tap Flash Briefing
- Tap Edit in the upper right corner
- To move a briefing up or down on your list, tap and hold the two horizontal lines icon to the right of the flash briefing name, drag up or down and drop at your preferred location in your list
- Tap Done once you have ordered the flash briefings the way you’d like!
How do I get more flash briefing content?
Change the Order Of Your Briefings – Since some briefings are longer than others, I put the most important briefings first. These are usually the shorter ones. From the same Settings >> Flash Briefing area in the app, tap Edit Order to organize the sequence of briefings. You’ll need to tap the hamburger icon on the right-hand side and drag each briefing to the position you want. When you’re finished, don’t forget to tap Done.
How do I change the Order of my Alexa news flash briefings?
To customize the order of your Alexa news flash briefings, go to the Flash Briefings page, select all content providers, and re-add them in the order in which you wish to hear them. How Do I Listen to Alexa News Flash Briefings? To listen to your Alexa news flash briefing, simply tell Alexa the wake phrase ‘Alexa, play my flash briefing.’
How often does Alexa’s briefing change?
Skip the Briefings While Listening – Some briefings change hourly, while others change daily or weekly. Instead of wasting your time listening to a story you’ve already heard, just tell Alexa to skip that briefing, She’ll go to the next one on your list. Sometimes she won’t hear you because she’s talking. Either speak louder or just tap the listen button on the top of your device.
How do I Change my Alexa news settings?
A. Open the Alexa app, tap More at the bottom of the screen, then select Settings. Under Alexa Preferences, choose News. To update your longer-form news settings, tap on My News Channel to change your preferred news source. To update Flash Briefing, tap on Flash Briefing.
What is Alexa’s flash briefing?
Amazon’s Alexa-powered speakers are great for a lot of things beyond playing music or changing the color of your smart bulbs, Alexa can play audiobooks or read your Kindle books to you, if you don’t have the audiobook version. It can give you the forecast, the latest tech news (with CNET!) or tell you if you should expect traffic on your way to work.