How To Delete Voice Recordings On Alexa?
- Randall Mullins
Here’s how you do it:
- Go to Alexa’s privacy settings.
- Click ‘Review Voice History’
- There you can look at all the device’s voice recordings, sorted by either date or device.
- Select the ones you’d like to delete (or all of them) and click ‘Delete Selected Recordings’
How to delete Alexa recordings and history?
How to clear your Alexa history – If you’re uncomfortable with the idea of leaving around old voice recordings, there’s an old-school way to clear the data on your Alexa devices, though it involves a bit of tapping. Before you start deleting, remember that you’re essentially wiping the AI’s specialized memory, as it’s retaining this information to better serve you. Step 2: Select Alexa Privacy. (Image credit: Credit: Amazon) Step 3: Select Review Voice History. Here you can enable and disable voice commands for deleting voice recordings, and see audio recordings retained by your device. (Image credit: Credit: Amazon) Step 4: Select a recording. (Image credit: Credit: Amazon) Step 5: Select Delete Selected Recordings. If you want to scrub Alexa clean of all recordings, tap Today, select All History and tap Delete All Recordings for All History. (Image credit: Credit: Amazon) Or you could visit Amazon’s Content and Devices page (opens in new tab) to erase all of your recordings at once. From there, select Your Devices, click on the Alexa device you want to clean up and select Manage Voice Recordings.
- Select the option that allows you to delete everything.
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How do I Manage my voice recordings on my Alexa?
How to delete Alexa voice data via voice command – To make it easier to manage your recorded voice data, you don’t have to use the Alexa app – as there are increasing options to delete those recordings via a voice command to Alexa. In the settings above to manage your voice recordings, you’ll also find a toggle switch that will let you delete those recordings via voice.
- The accepted phrases are “Alexa, delete what I just said” and “Alexa, delete everything I said today”, although Amazon is also extending this to include “Alexa, delete everything I’ve ever said”, although this function isn’t yet available.
- The toggle in the settings app is there to ensure that other people can’t delete all your voice recordings without you knowing about it.
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How do I delete conversations on my Alexa?
How to delete Alexa conversations with your voice – If you really want to make sure that Alexa isn’t keeping a recording of what you’ve said, you can take advantage of a voice control that erases everything you’ve said that day. Say “Alexa, delete everything I said today,” and anything recorded between midnight and the moment you utter that command will be erased.
How do I Turn Off voice history on my Alexa?
Amazon Introduces a Privacy Hub and Voice Deletion – Amazon’s new privacy hub, unveiled on May 29, 2019, is a centralized place to read about Alexa privacy policies and how features like the wake word and indicator lights work. It also provides access to Alexa’s privacy settings. In the past, you had to find all this information strewn across different web pages, so it’s nice to see all the information in one place.
- But the more important new feature Amazon just introduced is the ability to delete some of your stored recordings by talking to Alexa.
- Some of” being the key words here–you can’t delete anything older than today’s commands by voice.
- While Amazon is rolling this feature out to everyone, it’s an opt-in process.
The company explains that once turned on, anyone with access to your Echo devices can delete your recordings, so the idea is to give you control of your data and prevent “unintended deletions.” It’s an odd choice because Alexa does confirm your intention before deleting the recordings. To opt-in, log into the Alexa Privacy Dashboard, click on “Review Voice History” and then flip the “Enable deletion by voice” toggle. Now you’ll be able to either say “delete everything I said today.” According to Engadget, you should also be able to say “delete what I just said” but that didn’t work in our testing, and Amazon’s site doesn’t make any reference to that command.
How to ask Amazon Alexa to delete your voice recordings?
- Go to Alexa Privacy Settings and select Manage Your Alexa Data
- Go to the Manage Your Voice Recordings section
- Go to Automatically Delete Recordings
- Select time period for automatic delete (3 months,18 months,Don’t save recordings )
- Select Confirm or Cancel
How to erase Alexa recordings?
- Go to the Alexa Privacy Settings page on Amazon. You can find this at amazon.com/ alexa -privacy/apd/home.
- Then select Review Voice History.
- Next,select the downward-facing arrow next to Displaying.
- Then select the downward-facing arrow next to Filter by date.
- Next,select All History.
- Then click Delete all of my recordings.
- Finally,click Delete.
How to delete Amazon Alexa recordings?
- Tap the ‘Menu’ icon.
- Navigate to ‘Settings -> Alexa Privacy.’
- Tap ‘Review Voice History.’ You’ll now see a list of all the recordings made by your Alexa-enabled device.
- To delete a specific recording,tap to select the recording in question and then tap ‘Delete Selected Recordings.’