Alexa Cast lets you play music on your Alexa device from the Amazon Music app on iOS or Android. 'With this new feature, customers can easily go to their commute home …' to Alexa devices in their living room, 'Amazon said
Good news for Amazon Music listeners who also have an Alexa-enabled device . Amazon just introduced a new feature called Alexa Cast, which will let you send music to your Alexa device from the Amazon Music app on your iOS or Android device.
“With this new feature, they were listening to “Amazon said in a statement.” Amazon said in a statement. “Amazon Music app will match the progress of the music playback.”
To try it out, you'll need to update the Amazon Music app or download it from the App Store or Google Play. Then, go to the “now playing” view to find the Alexa Cast icon. Tap that icon to bring up a list of available Alexa-enabled devices, select one or a group, and voila.
The Amazon Music app offers Prime members access to a “curated catalog of two million songs, playlists, and stations. ” You can also upgrade to Amazon Music Unlimited for access to “tens of millions” of tracks. New users can get a 30-day free trial of Amazon Music Unlimited; after that, it costs $ 7.99 a month if you're a Prime member or $ 9.99 a month if you're not.
Meanwhile, Amazon also this week announced that all Echo Spatial Perception, which analyzes your voice and determines which Alexa-gadget should respond, so multiple gadgets do not answer you at the same time.
That means all your Echo devices and third-party other, so only the closest one wakes when you utter a command.