That forces Alexa to listen out for a second command for a few seconds after she's finished dealing with your first one - meaning you don't need to say her name to get her attention again.
The basic idea is simple, and a little bit obvious in hindsight. The blue ring on your Alexa device of choice will light up during these five seconds to indicate that she's listening. The mode won't listen to just anything that's said though, but will instead look out for things that it thinks it's being asked. As usual, saying "stop", "cancel" or "go to sleep" will stop Alexa from listening.More news: January Neatherlin, Daycare Owner, Drugged Children To Sneak Off To Gym, Tanning
"For example, if she detects that speech was background noise or that the intent of the speech was not clear", Amazon explained in a customer service page for Alexa.
Since then, Amazon has given an explanation for the ghostly laughter - that the phrase "Alexa laugh" has too many false positives, confusing the device into laughing, apparently without being requested to do so.More news: Intel To Weigh In Broadcom Bid
Easy. Amazon is quick to point out that there are some circumstances where Alexa won't keep listening, so they're worth bearing in mind. ALEXA: "OK, the heat is set to 68".
Amazon's digital assistant, Alexa, who, thanks to her artificial intelligence, answers questions and receives orders from users, shows unusual symptoms - which refer to parapsychological thrillers - as she suddenly starts without a reason to laugh in a frightening way it can freeze the blood.More news: Mother arrested after child found in street
Scroll down to Follow-Up Mode and use the toggle to turn it on. If you have an Alexa device, be sure to let us know how Follow-Up mode works for you. It also won't activate while you're listening to music, streaming an audiobook or making an Alexa call.