Ask Alexa follow-up questions without repeating the wake word.
Note: Follow-Up Mode is only available when speaking English.
When you turn on Follow-Up Mode, you can make more requests without repeating the wake word. Follow-up mode is available on most hands-free Alexa-enabled devices.
The blue indicator light on the Echo device remains on for a few seconds, letting you know that Alexa is active and ready for your next request.
Note: While Alexa is active, your questions, requests, and related information are processed in the Cloud. For more information, go to Alexa and Alexa Device FAQs.
The Follow-Up Mode setting is device specific, and is toggled off by default.
To turn on Follow-Up Mode, in your Alexa app:
Alexa doesn't remain active in the following situations:
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