Celebrities sub for Alexa in Amazon's new Super Bowl ad

Don't be tempted to give your speakers amusing names- you'll regret later

We checked with the Alexa team and got a quick response: it's just a prop, they say.

What's needed to send an SMS via Alexa?

The information would reach the intended destination either as an SMS or through the existing Alexa messaging service.

It only works for Alexa users in the United States with an Android device that also have the Alexa app installed on their phone.

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How do you enable SMS texting via Alexa?

We have this guide here that talks all about how the feature works, and we have this guide here that breaks down and explains every aspect of the Alexa app.

Customers who own an Alexa speaker and Android device will first need to install or update the Alexa app from the Google Play Store. That, of course, also means that only those who have Android devices can actually respond to you.

Alexa can already handle other communication options, including phone calls and video chats on some Echo devices. Alexa will send the SMS using your mobile phone (carrier charges may apply).

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The teaser advertisement opens with a woman asking Alexa for the weather. The new feature, which was added on Tuesday, would allow a user to send a text message to anyone in the contact list, according to TechCrunch. 'This guy want to go to Mars!' she shouts at one of her stylists. Mind you, this new feature comes just days before the launch of Apple's HomePod, which offers the ability to send iMessage and SMS messages through Siri. Once this is done users will then be able to send a message as usual.

Amazon has rolled out the feature only in the US for now.

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