Amazon’s Alexa App Gets Auto Mode To Improve In-Vehicle Experience

Amazon has introduced a new feature called Auto Mode for its Alexa app. It works in the same way as Android Auto but runs on the smartphone instead of the infotainment screen. The new Auto mode provides easy access to navigation, communication, and media functions with larger touch targets and bigger font.

This new feature will be available to users in the US, Canada, Germany, France, India, Italy, Spain, UK, Australia, and New Zealand. In the coming weeks, the Auto mode will show up on both the Android and the iOS versions of the Alexa app. It works with the supported Alexa auto accessories like the Echo Auto.

Amazon adds all-new Auto Mode to the Alexa app

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Amazon introduces ‘Auto Mode’ for Alexa’s in-vehicle voice experience

Amazon has introduced a new feature for Alexa called ‘Auto Mode’, an addition to the voice assistant’s in-vehicle experience.

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“Auto Mode in the Alexa app lets you see and do more with your Echo Auto and supported Alexa auto accessories by turning your phone into a smart, driver-friendly display that enhances Alexa’s in-vehicle voice experience,” Amazon said in an official release.

The mode comes with easy-to-read visuals and large touch targets as part of the in-vehicle experience. The Auto Mode has four screens — Home, Navigate, Communicate and Play.

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The Home Screen provides one-touch access to a user’s frequent actions. It includes shortcuts for the tasks that a user performs on Alexa frequently such as navigating to saved locations, placing calls to contacts and Alexa devices, and playing recent media.

Users can go

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