Amazon Echo: 5 Avoidable Troubles Owners Get Into and How to Avoid Them [Video]

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Important Echo Settings Every Alexa Companion should know to Avoid Errors  ( Anete Lusina/Pexels )

Technology may be best enjoyed when users know every pros and con of each device. For Echo Dot owners, knowing the following important settings will be very essential before having Alexa as a personal companion.

Unauthorized Purchases

A report last year surprised Echo Dot users as Alexa purchased $700 worth of toys and had them delivered right at the doorstep of the unaware Echo owner. A 4-year-old and 6-year-old sibling commanded the purchase of PJ Masks figurines, Barbie Dream House, and LOL dolls.

The unauthorized purchase should have been avoided if proper settings were made. The user may either disable Alexa's ability to order from Amazon or may set a safety PIN code for purchasing transactions.

To disable Alexa's purchasing ability simply do the following steps.

1. Select Setting on your phone

2. Head over to Account Settings

3. Choose …

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