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How to Manually Add a Contact to Your Amazon Alexa-enabled Devices

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If you're looking to communicate with someone via an Alexa-enabled device such as the Echo Dot or Echo Show and you haven't added them to your mobile phone's address book, you can manually add their contact information via the Alexa app.

Open the Alexa app on your mobile phone > Menu > Contacts > Tap 3 dots on upper right corner > Add Contacts.

Or, login into the Amazon web portal here and then, tap Home > Contacts > Add New Contact.

Click here for more info on adding and editing contacts.

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About the author

Jill Schmidt is a lover of data-driven communications and a keen follower of digital marketing best practices and trends. Throughout her 18 year tenure in marketing and advertising, she has worked on digital account strategy and campaigns for companies such as Colgate, Kellogg, Kimberly-Clark, Briggs & Stratton, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and many others.   She is the creator and writer of a triple award-winning email newsletter. Founding member of the Milwaukee Interactive Marketing Association, former Vice President, and seven-term board member.  

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