Echo Show gets Firefox and Silk browsers
As was featured in the latest device launch event, web browsing, Youtube and Wikipedia are coming to your Echo Show devices.? While this will look much nicer on the upcoming 2nd generation Echo Show with its big screen, it is still a useful feature for us 1st gen Show owners!? Also, Youtube integration bring back video playback to your Echo Show device!
You’ll be getting an update to your Echo Show, you can try and update manually (click here for Amazon’s help page on how to check for updates) you’ll be looking for a build version?620525720 or higher.
Once you have this update, go into Settings (swipe down) and then into Device Options, Web Options.? Here you can select from the two browser choices – Firefox or Amazon’s Silk Browser.
Once set you can invoke the browser via Alexa – ‘Alexa, Load Firefox‘ and away you go!
You will also get access to run Youtube, previously blocked on Echo Show devices.? You can use the voice search to find content you want to watch – this functionality is also available for searches in the web browser.
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