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Calling and Messaging Without Speech on Echo Devices with a Screen

You can read Alexa messages and see your Alexa contacts on the Echo devices with a screen.

To enable Calling and Messaging Without Speech:

  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen and select Settings, or say, "Go to settings."
  2. Select Accessibility.
  3. Select Calling & Messaging Without Speech to toggle it on or off.

You can view Alexa message transcripts and see your contacts by selecting the conversation icon on the Echo screen.

Note: For Echo Spot, select the three vertical dot icon on the Alexa Calling and Messaging home card instead.

You can also select Contacts to see your Alexa contacts or select a household member to view the transcripts of messages for that person.

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