How to set Alexa and Google Assistant to listen for follow-up questions and commands

Once you enable the right settings, you won’t need to say “Alexa” or “Hey Google” again to ask more questions.
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  • Speakers
  • Smart Home
  • Amazon Echo
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Ben has been writing about technology and consumer electronics for more than 20 years. A PCWorld contributor since 2014, Ben joined TechHive in 2019, where he covers smart speakers, soundbars, and other smart and home-theater devices.