Lost your phone? Here is how to find it with an Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo is a great device that allows you to play music, stream podcasts, play audiobooks, and get weather forecasts thanks to a virtual assistant, named Alexa, which comes pre-installed inside the device. In reality, there are a number of things Amazon Echo can do for you thanks to its third-party integration including the ability to find your lost phone.

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There is a third-party app called TrackR that allows you to find your misplaced phone. All you need to do is to download the app and connect to Amazon Echo. In this tutorial, we will run you through the steps to find your lost phone with an Amazon Echo

How to find your misplaced phone with an Amazon Echo

Step one: First off, make sure that you have the app installed on your phone. TrackR is totally free on the Google Play and App Store. Once you are done, you need to open the app and tap Add a New Device and select Alexa Integration

Step two: Next up, you are supposed to enable the Find My Phone skill, which can be done by three different ways. The easiest way is to use a voice command. All you have to do is to say “Alexa, enable the Find My iPhone skill.” Besides. You can also enable it in the mobile app or web browser by heading to the Skills option,  searching for TrackR and tapping the Enable Skill button

Step three: You now need to ask Alexa for your PIN. To do this, you simply say “Alexa, ask TrackR for my pin. Once it is done, TrackR will create you an account. Note that you don’t need to create an account to use the service

Step four: Once everything is ready, all you need to do now is to use the voice command:” Alexa, ask TrackR to find my phone.” Once you are done, your phone will start ringing and you can stop it by opening the TrackR app.

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That’s it! There are also a lot more Amazon Echo tips and tricks we cannot cover in one article. So, feel free to share with us if you have come up with any other tips in the comments section below.

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