- WhatsApp does not offer Alexa skill.
- One of the developers released an unofficial extension on GitHub.
- Allows you to read messages on Echo speakers.
Prophet The WhatsApp Do you work with a voice command? With Siri or Google Assistant, no problem, at least on the phone. But what about Alexa? In short: gloomy. Because if you search for “WhatsApp” in the Amazon Skill Store, you will not find any suitable accessories for the voice assistant.
You risk account suspension
There is only one skill to use the competitor Telegram on the Echo Show listed there as a result of the query. However, a developer posted on the GitHub portal an unofficial Alexa skill aimed at making it possible to write WhatsApp messages and have them read to you through Echo’s speakers.
But beware! The installation is not only complicated, but you risk it Also use your account suspension as using third party software is against WhatsApp Terms of Service. The developer expressly refers to this.
Also, keep in mind that with third-party software, you don’t know exactly what you’re actually getting into. So think carefully before giving the tool access to your personal chat logs. If you want to take the risk, you will find the right skill including installation instructions here.
Control WhatsApp with Alexa on your phone
You cannot control WhatsApp on your smartphone with the blocked skill via Alexa. Only the command “Alexa, open WhatsApp” is possible. With everything else, the language assistant acknowledges the service and says it can’t do it yet.
So, in our guide, we’ll show you how to do that instead WhatsApp messages dictated by Google Assistant.
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