How To Delete Voice Data Stored On Amazon Echo And Google Home

November 27, 2017

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 Yes, Amazon Echo and Google Home is listening to your conversations.  But that doesn't mean "Big Brother" is tracking everything you say.  However when you give commands or ask questions by saying "Alexa" or "Hey Google" the artificial intelligence is recording the words you are saying in order for it to do what you wish it to do. As for those commands and questions, they are stored off site and the potential for someone to access those queries is real.  So if that gives you the heebie-jeebies, you can clear out the cache and it's fairly straightforward.  For Alexa, go into your Alexa app and select Settings, then History, to delete queries individually. To clear out everything at once, go to Manage Your Content and Devices in your Amazon account. Find your Echo under “Devices,” and select “Manage voice recordings.” You’ll get a pop-up that allows for the full purge. For Google, go to myactivity.google.com. Click on the three dots in the top right corner, and select “Delete activity by.” You’ll be able to choose a date range—or all time—and you’ll find “Voice & Audio” under “All Products.”

SOURCE: Lifehacker

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