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  Reply # 1945244 23-Jan-2018 11:16
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Whats the status of the App? I still dont see it in the Google Play Store :(

 

 


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  Reply # 1945263 23-Jan-2018 11:33
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I just purchased an echo from JB hifi, no charge for shipping. So cheaper than Noel leemings.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1945678 23-Jan-2018 20:00
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I set my echo spot to use computer as the wake word since otherwise the other echo in the room would hear me and answer, and it false triggers all the time, even from music that is playing itself. Anyone heard any rumours about being able to train wake words or use custom ones?





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  Reply # 1946038 24-Jan-2018 14:02
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Do these work properly in NZ now? I have a dot I purchased a year ago, and when I ask the weather, it thinks I am in Seattle. So does Amazon now allow them to be used in NZ properly? Are the NZ versions the same as the US versions?


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  Reply # 1946208 24-Jan-2018 17:59
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mattwnz:

 

Do these work properly in NZ now? I have a dot I purchased a year ago, and when I ask the weather, it thinks I am in Seattle. So does Amazon now allow them to be used in NZ properly? Are the NZ versions the same as the US versions?

 

 

Do they work in NZ :Yes.

 

Are the NZ versions different from the US version : Why would they manufacture a different unit for NZ?


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  Reply # 1946212 24-Jan-2018 18:05
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tchart:

 

Whats the status of the App? I still dont see it in the Google Play Store :(

 

 

Just google for 'alexa apk download'. Download the apk file and then copy to the device and finally install it. 

 

 

 

Or wait until next week.


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  Reply # 1946222 24-Jan-2018 18:27
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mattwnz:

 

Do these work properly in NZ now? I have a dot I purchased a year ago, and when I ask the weather, it thinks I am in Seattle. So does Amazon now allow them to be used in NZ properly? Are the NZ versions the same as the US versions?

 

 

Do they work in NZ :Yes.

 

Are the NZ versions different from the US version : Why would they manufacture a different unit for NZ?

 

 

 

 

Mine always worked in NZ, but it thought I was in the US if I asked what the weather was, as I recall I had to set my account to the US to get it to work. So can we now set our account to NZ, and it will know our location. Eg if I ask it 'what is the weather today', will it provide the weather for the NZ city or town we are in?

 

I am guessing the NZ unit does include a NZ power plug though, so it wouldn't be exactly the same as they they sell in the US, which only include the US plug.


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  Reply # 1946232 24-Jan-2018 19:00
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To get the app install the Amazon app store on your device and you can download it.

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  Reply # 1946240 24-Jan-2018 19:14
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Are the NZ versions different from the US version : Why would they manufacture a different unit for NZ?

 

 

Power supply, wifi compliance is different as FCC make them lock out firmware chanagbility to get onto the other channels, my US echo dots will not connect to DFS channels here, hopefully NZ sourced ones will so I can move one of my APs onto an unused channel.





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  Reply # 1946246 24-Jan-2018 19:26
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Since this is turning into a generic discussion please continue it in the already existing thread here: https://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=73&topicid=154778

 

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