Amazon announced that starting today, Alexa is now integrated in the Amazon Music app on both Android and iOS. Availability is currently limited to the US, UK, Germany and Austria. Users can continue to browse the app interface as they have, but now have the option to activate the push-to-talk feature and request playback from tens of millions of songs.
A huge range of options are now available via voice. You can simply say, “Play the new song by Fifth Harmony,” and “He Like That” will come on. Other options include, “Play music for a road trip,” or “Play running music”. If you can’t remember the name of a song, you can even ask Alexa to play it just by the lyrics.
Alexa integration now brings mobile users the experience of their Echo devices, including the ability to ask for music based on genre, decade, mood, tempo or activity. Did you just get in your car after a long day at work? Simply ask Alexa, “Play music for relaxing,” and your trip home will help you wind down.
To start using Alexa on mobile, just update the Amazon Music app and it’s ready to go. Alexa is also available on Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show, Amazon Tap, Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Edition and Fire Tablets.