Amazon adds Hindi support for Alexa on Amazon Fire TV

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Amazon on Thursday announced that users can now converse in Hindi with Alexa on their Fire TV devices. Available from today, customers who choose Hindi as their device language will also see Fire TV rows and menus in Hindi. The Hindi language experience supports local information and hundreds of skills among others.

Amazon is supporting Hindi language for Fire TV users starting today. “Customers in India can now chat in Hindi with Alexa on their Fire TV devices. The experience includes Hindi interactions, local knowledge and information for Alexa on Fire TV, hundreds of skills and more in Hindi. Customers who choose Hindi as their device language will also see Fire TV rows and menus in Hindi. Hindi language support will be available on all Fire TV devices in India from today,” Amazon said in a statement.

To increase control in Hindi, users can switch to Hindi via their Alexa voice remote by navigating to the Fire TV language settings by clicking Settings> Device Options> Device Language. For the first time Fire TV users can select Hindi when setting their device out of the box.

This new update will allow users to freely interact with Alexa in Hindi. Users can place a command in Hindi for music, knowledge, personality, smart home, timer and alarm, weather, news, local search, and more.

Another feature that Amazon has added to Fire TV is the Alexa routine. Alexa routines, as the name suggests, will make it easier for users to bundle their smart home features with Alexa. Users can set up routine using the Alexa app. For example, if users enter while sleeping and order Alexa saying “Alexa, time for bed,” the smart assistant will turn off all lights.

Amazon launched the Fire TV Stick alone with a slightly cheaper Fire Stick TV Lite. The new generation of Fire Stick comes with a lot of advanced features such as full-HD streaming, HDR support and Dolby Atmos and more. Fire TV Stick was launched for Rs 3999 while Fire TV Stick was launched for Rs 2999.

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