Set up Alexa Hands-Free on your Redmi Note 8 Pro

Thumbnail First, ensure that you have the most up-to-date device software.

Check for Xiaomi software updates. Go to: Settings > System apps updater > Update All

Update the “Amazon Alexa” app. Open Google Play Store > Click the menu icon in the top left corner > My apps & games > Amazon Alexa > Click Update

Thumbnail Restart your phone.

Thumbnail Complete Hands-Free setup:

Open phone settings. Scroll down to (or search for) Amazon Alexa and tap on it.

Toggle Hands-Free ‘On’ and follow onscreen steps to complete setup.


To turn Alexa Hands-Free ‘Off’ or back ‘On’ after initial setup, open the Quick Settings menu at the top of the phone (swipe down from the top of the screen) and tap the Alexa icon tile to turn Hands-Free ‘Off’ and ‘On’.

Use Alexa on your Alexa Built-in phone
Music and Entertainment

Alexa helps you listen to music from services like Amazon Prime Music, Saavn, TuneIn and more. You can ask for music by genre, album, song, artist, mood, or era.

News & Information

Flash Briefing lets you put together a personalized lineup of updates from news sources like Times of India, NDTV, Aaj Tak, Economic Times. You can also ask for sports scores, weather updates and more.


Making calls with Alexa is easy. Use your Alexa Built-in phone to reach family and friends on their mobile phones, home phones, and Alexa-enabled devices. Just ask Alexa to call any number or contact by name. You can also use your Alexa Built-in phone to make video calls to friends and family on their Echo Show..

To access this feature, you will need to grant the Alexa app permission to access your contacts when you sign into the Alexa app, and permission to use your phone dialer the first time you attempt to call (you will see a pop-up requesting this permission).

Utterances for calling
Smart home

Switch on the lamp or turn on the geyser without getting out of bed or dim the lights from the couch to watch a movie—all without lifting a finger.

Smart Home
Smart Home

Help Around the House

Use your voice to add items to your shopping or To-do lists, set timers and alarms or ask for help with recipes.

Household help and organization
Household help and organization

Skills are like apps, but with no need to download or install them. Use them to book a cab, play games and more. Alexa has over 30,000 skills with more added regularly. Go to the Skills section in your Alexa app to discover and enable new skills.