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Can You Change Alexa Voice To Jarvis? (Updated 2023)

How To Change Alexa Voice To Jarvis

I’m a big fan of Iron Man.

Particularly Jarvis, his voice assistant.

He was programmed to improve Iron Man’s life.

On the other hand, the AI that’s improving my life is Alexa. 

And I was wondering…

Is there a way to change Alexa’s voice and name to Jarvis?

Read on to find out:

  • How you can add Jarvis to Alexa.
  • If you can change the AI’s voice to Jarvis.
  • Which celebrity personalities you can add to Alexa.
  • 7 unknown skills that you can add to your Echo smart assistant.
  • And lots more….

Can you change Alexa voice to Jarvis?

You can’t change Alexa’s voice to Jarvis, but you can let her say quotes, facts, or news about the latter. However, you can add different celebrity voices for your AI. Amazon has voice packs for Samuel L. Jackson, Shaquille O’Neal, and Melissa McCarthy.

How to change Alexa voice? 7 steps

Unfortunately, you can’t change Alexa’s voice to Jarvis. 

The voice pack simply isn’t available. 


However, keep an eye on Amazon’s website because they occasionally add new voices.

And hopefully, Jarvis will be included soon.

Especially since many users have requested it multiple times.

However, if you’re still looking for Jarvis-related content for your Echo speaker…

There are free Alexa skills that talk all about Iron Man’s own AI:

That’s the closest you can get when it comes to connecting Jarvis and Alexa.

Just add and enable the free skill you prefer, and try it out.

You might also like: 2 Steps To Use Alexa As A Bluetooth Speaker Without WiFi

Change Alexa’s voice

Now, to actually change your Echo’s smart assistant’s voice, you can do that in 2 easy ways.

The 1st way is simply by saying: “Alexa, change your voice.”

While the 2nd way is through the Amazon Alexa app (Android/iOS) with these 7 steps:

  1. Open the Alexa app.
  2. Select Devices.
  3. Choose All Devices.
  4. Tap on the device you want to change the voice of.
  5. Go to Settings.
  6. Scroll down to Alexa’s Voice.
  7. Choose the voice that you want.

And here’s a visual guide on how to do that:

Try it out and see which voice you like best.

If you’re unable to choose 1 from the choices, don’t worry.

You can always try to…

Add a celebrity personality to Alexa

There’s a cool feature that you can add your AI and it’s…

“Celebrity personalities.”

These bring additional voice and personality to your Echo speaker.

Plus, they give you access to exclusive content like music, stories, and more.

And at the time of writing, Amazon offers voice packs from Shaquille O’Neal and Melissa McCarthy.

How can you change Alexa’s voice to Shaquille O’Neal.”

I’m glad you asked, and here’s how to do it in 4 simple steps:

  1. Say the following: “Alexa, introduce me to Shaquille O’Neal.”
  2. Confirm your purchase with Alexa.
  3. Enable or disable explicit content.
  4. Set up the wake word to “Shaquille O’Neal.” Or simply use “Alexa, ask Shaquille.”

Then try it out by asking your AI to tell a joke, give advice, and lots more.

My top 3 things to ask Shaquille O’Neal are:

  1. ‘Hey Shaq, tell me a joke.’
  2. ‘Hey Shaq, give me advice.’
  3. Hey Shaq, what’s your favorite movie?’

Try it out! 

Hopefully, you’ll be happily surprised by the answers you get, like me.

Note: Samuel L. Jackson was also available as a celebrity personality but was discontinued. Customers who bought this can use the skill until April 2023.

Alexa voice won’t change: Troubleshooting

Check for updates 

If you can’t change Alexa’s voice or find that option in the app, there are a few ways to fix that.

1st, make sure the Alexa app is up-to-date.

See, Amazon releases new versions of the platform to fix bugs like these.

Now, you can update the Alexa app both manually and through voice commands.

Here’s how to do the latter:

Say: “Alexa, check for software updates.”

And here’s how to do it manually for Android devices:

  1. Go to the Google Play Store.
  2. Select your Account profile (top right corner).
  3. Go to Available updates.
  4. See if there’s an update for the Alexa app or choose Update all.

And for iOS devices:

  1. Go to the Apple Appstore.
  2. Select your Profile icon (top of the screen).
  3. Look for pending updates on the Alexa app or tap on Update all.

Then try again.

Restart your Echo device

If the app is up-to-date and it still doesn’t allow you to change Alexa’s voice…

 You can simply restart your Echo device.

No worries, you won’t lose any data. 

Most of the time, this solves the issue.

You can restart your Echo device in 3 easy steps:

  1. Unplug the Echo device from the power outlet.
  2. Wait for a minute.
  3. Replug it back in.

Then try again.

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Change Alexa’s wake word

If you’re tired of constantly saying “Alexa”…

Maybe it’s time for a change.

See, Alexa is the default Wake word. Meaning, it needs to be said to ‘wake up’ your AI.

But you can change that into:

  • Echo.
  • Ziggy.
  • Amazon.
  • Computer.

Do you want to try a new wake word for a while?

Well, to do that by voice, you can simply say:

“Alexa, change the wake word.”

And manually through the app with these 6 steps:

  1. Open the Alexa app.
  2. Select the Menu icon.
  3. Go to Settings.
  4. Choose Device Settings.
  5. Tap on the device you want to change the wake word for.
  6. Select your choice.

Once done, you can wake Alexa using your chosen word.

Bonus: 7 unknown skills to add to Alexa

As said, you can’t change Alexa’s voice to Jarvis.

But you can add plenty of other skills to Alexa, and maybe you didn’t know about them.

That’s why I listed a few interesting ones, like:

Give it a try. You might like it.