Hi Anna,

 

Good luck with contacting Amazon … I’ve been contacting them with issues since 
I purchased my Echo a couple of months ago, and I haven’t had a single issue 
cleared up.  Actually, the Alexa web site is less accessible today than it was 
when I started.

 

Chip

 

 

From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of 
Woody Anna Dresner
Sent: Thursday, October 13, 2016 1:29 PM
To: viphone@googlegroups.com
Subject: Re: THE ALEXA APP?

 

Hi,

 

I just did some experimenting, and when I play a Kindle book on 

Alexa, the chapters are no longer listed in the Now Playing section of the 
Alexa app. Maybe this is because of the recent update to the Alexa app. They 
are still listed at

alexa.amazon.com.

I went there with my computer and was able to navigate by chapter. I thought it 
might be possible to go to that site on my phone and read Kindle books that 
way, but it didn't work; I was just prompted to download the app. I guess it's 
time to contact amazon.

 

Best,

Anna

 

 

 

On Oct 13, 2016, at 12:06 PM, Mary Otten <motte...@gmail.com> wrote:

 

OK, so it's a Kindle book that you're reading them, not an audible one. Thanks 
for the explanation. I have an android device that I like to read my Kindle 
books on, because I like that voice better. So you are a more advanced user in 
this area than I. Thanks for the education.
Mary


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On Oct 13, 2016, at 8:27 AM, Melissa Tucker <melissatuck...@att.net> wrote:

According to the echo, you have to move in chapters with the alexa iphone app.  
You are correct that there is no mac app.  I like the alexa voice so I was 
trying to get a book to start over, but am prompted to use the app to navigate. 
 I may have to listen to the book with voice over, but thought I'd try to 
figure this out first.  Didn't mean to confuse anyone.

On Oct 13, 2016, at 11:09 AM, Mary Otten <motte...@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi Melissa, I am confused by your message. You mentioned that you can't get the 
Alexa app to move in a book, then you ask about the Mac. I didn't know there 
was an Alexa app for the Mac. I thought it was just for phones or tablets. And 
I was also not aware that you actually read books from within the app. I use my 
echo for reading books if I want to do that, which I seldom do. If you're on an 
iPhone, why not just use the Kindle app or the audible app to read books? I'm 
really confused here it was my understanding of the Alexa app is kind of a 
supplement to the echo, because you have to go there to do things like look at 
skills or get rid of things from shopping list or add to your briefing at 
Cetera.
Mary


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On Oct 13, 2016, at 7:47 AM, Melissa Tucker <melissatuck...@att.net> wrote:

As usual, after upgrading to ios 10, I can't get the alexa app to start a book 
over, or move from chapter to chapter.  I can get it to rewind a few seconds, 
and fast forward.  Is anyone successfully using this app or able to move around 
a book with a mac computer?  Thanks for any suggestions on this.

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