In a good news for its customers, Amazon allowed users to change the voice of its virtual assistant Alexa. Customers will now be able to add the voice of Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan to their Alexa-enabled devices.
With this feature, users will be able to ask ‘Amit ji’ the weather, time and other questions. Notably, there are also some restrictions for this feature and it is a paid service.
Both the Amazon Echo speaker and the Amazon Android app support the new Voice option. with this, big b Users will be able to talk in both Hindi and English on the Amazon Echo device and only in English on the Amazon Android app.
Voice feature for ‘Amit Ji’ is currently available for Rs 99 instead of Rs 299 for a limited time.
Here is a step-by-step guide on how you can enable Amitabh Bachchan’s voice on your device.
Step 1: On your Android device, open the Amazon app.
Step 2: Press on the microphone icon beside the Amazon search bar.
Step 3: Say “Alexa, I Want You to Introduce Me to Amitji”
Step 4: Alexa will then redirect you to the “Amitabh Bachchan – Celebrity Voice on Alexa” product page.
Step 5: After reading the Celebrity Voice service details thoroughly, click on ‘Buy Now’ and make the payment.
Step 6: Say “Alexa, enable Amit ji to wake up” after the purchase is finished.
Step 7: Alexa will now respond to something when you start your request with “Amit Ji”.
If you are not happy with the functions of Amitabh Bachchan on the device, you can contact customer care and get a full refund within 3 days of purchase.