Jabra Elite 85t gets support for Amazon Alexa in latest update

Jabra Elite 85t users can now use Amazon Alexa to set up routines, call contacts, get weather updates, and more.

| Updated on: Apr 09 2021, 15:09 IST
Jabra Elite 85t.
Jabra Elite 85t. (HT Tech)
Jabra Elite 85t.
Jabra Elite 85t. (HT Tech)

Jabra has rolled out a new software update to Elite 85t which brings support for Amazon Alexa voice assistant. The new software update is available in the Jabra Sound+ app on iOS and Android. Jabra Elite 85t launched in India last year in November. It is priced at 18,999, and comes in three colour options of black, gold/beige and grey.

Jabra Elite 85t users can download the latest software update and choose Alexa as their preferred voice assistant. Jabra already offers Google Assistant as one of the voice assistant options. iOS and Android users can also use their phone's default voice assistant. The process to change the settings is quite simple, and it's available on the Jabra Sound+ app. Here, users can select voice assistants and choose Amazon Alexa from the list of options. Users are also required to have the Amazon Alexa app on their phone.

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Amazon Alexa brings a host of features for Jabra Elite 85t users. This includes setting up routines that can be launched with commands such as “Alexa, good morning” to play music, turn on the lights. Alexa can also be used to ask for directions and weather notifications. Spotify can also be controlled through Alexa. Users will also be able to call contacts from their phonebook.

This is the second software update rolled out to Jabra Elite 85t users. The first one rolled out in February, and it brought three new features for users to find the best fit, name the headset, and an added off-mode.

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First Published Date: 09 Apr, 15:09 IST