- Your guest needs to have an Amazon account searchable by their phone number.
- The guest connection will last for 24 hours, at which point it will need to be renewed again.
- Once the guest connection is established your guest will be able to listen to music and news.
- Open the Alexa app.
- Touch the menu icon at the top-left of the screen.
- Choose the Settings option.
- Tap on Account Settings.
- Select the Guest Connect option.
- Tap the button to the right of Allow.
The Amazon Alexa devices that you have in your home make it easy to get answers to questions, control devices, listen to music, and more.
Your Alexa account is automatically associated with your Amazon devices on the same account, allowing you to listen to your news and music on those devices.
Sometimes guests will visit your home and want to use Alexa as well. While they can always use Alexa with your account and devices, they might want to connect their own accounts as well.
Luckily Alexa has a feature called Guest Connect which lets them add their Alexa account to your devices for a short period of time. Our guide below will show you how to enable this from the Alexa app on your iPhone.
Guest Connect for Amazon Alexa – How to Enable on an iPhone
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 13.31. I am using the most current version of the Alexa app.
Step 1: Open the Alexa app.
Step 2: Touch the icon with three lines at the top-left of the screen.
Step 3: Choose Settings at the bottom of the menu.
Step 4: Select Account Settings.
Step 5: Touch the Guest Connect option.
Step 6: Tap the button to the right of Allow to enable it.
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