HTC U11 gets Alexa support
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HTC U11 comes with Google Assistant on board, but those not happy with it will soon be able to use Amazon's Alexa as well. This new feature comes to this Android flagship via a software update that HTC USA unveiled last week and should start reaching compatible handsets in the US today.
HTC USA's Twitter message that was published three days ago simply reads "Your #HTCU11 is about to get a new personal assistant." Android Community also mentioned "a Chinese tech guy" who apparently received the software update with Amazon Alexa support and the new feedback animation included.
In addition to Amazon Alexa and the new feedback animation for Edge Sense, this update for the HTC U11 flagship also allows enabling gestures when the screen is off, launch the Camera app or the default voice assistant, and more.
The OTA notifications should begin to show up in the US later today, but those in a hurry can always check manually for updates.
HTC USA (on Twitter)
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