Sometimes you need to be quiet around your friends and family, but Amazons Alexa is notorious for being loud at the worst times. Luckily, you can make Alexa whisper & make her responses a lot shorter than normal.
Whether it’s early in the morning and you need the lights on without waking people or you have a baby you don’t want to disturb, you can turn on Alexa’s Brief Mode and Whisper Mode.
Turning on Brief mode is extremely easy, Brief mode shortens Alexa’s responses and remove confirmations of commands. You can turn this on by saying “Alexa, Turn on Brief Mode” or follow these steps on your Smart Device:
You can also enable Whisper mode by whispering commands to Alexa, however, this can be quite hit or miss and is easier done when enabled from the settings menu.
This is something I recommend everyone does as a default, it’s extremely annoying to ask Alexa to do something only to be up-sold a pair of headphones etc. You can turn off the Alexa Purchase Suggestions with the following: