How to enable Alexa's whisper mode, rolling out now for Echo devices

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In addition to new hardware, Amazon also showed off a few new features, including one that would allow Alexa to whisper instead of speak at full volume.

Whisper Mode does pretty much what it says on the tin.

Amazon has begun rolling out Whisper Mode for its Alexa digital assistant, The Verge reports.

Everyone knows you should never wake a sleeping baby. For example, if you were having a conversation with someone and lowered your voice to a whisper, the person would naturally respond in-kind.

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Alexa's Whisper mode is now only available in English to users in the United States. As reported by TechCrunch, it will soon be possible to communicate with the AI entirely via whispers. There's no word on when it'll launch in other regions, but hopefully it's something Amazon is working on.

Alternatively, just say "Alexa, turn on whisper mode" to your Echo device. To enable it in the app, open your settings menu, tap "Alexa Account", then head into "Alexa Voice Responses" and toggle "Whispered Responses".

Once you have it up and running, Alexa will automatically whisper responses back to you, depending on if you're whispering or not.

'Gone are the days of waking up your spouse or partner to ask Alexa for the weather in the morning or turn your alarm off, ' Amazon said.

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