Amazon’s voice assistant, Alexa, is constantly being updated to support more languages.

Alexa currently supports 8 speaking languages, including Spanish. If you’re learning Spanish, or you just want to immerse yourself in the language, you can easily switch your Alexa to Spanish.

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Check out this comprehensive guide, crafted to guide users on how to change Alexa to Spanish step by step with screenshots.

Does Alexa Understand Spanish? 

Amazon Alexa can speak and take voice commands in Spanish or both languages English or Spanish. Change Alexa language settings. First Open the App, Go To device settings, Select your Echo or Alexa Devices then Select “Español” in languages.

Alexa users in the States can operate Alexa in English, Spanish, Spanish, and dialects. 

There are seven languages supported by Alexa including English, French, German, Hindi, Spanish, Spanish, Japanese, and Brazilian Portuguese.

Check out our practical guide here, if you want to know how to get to speak Alexa in Italian.

How To Change Alexa To Spanish – Guide With Screenshots

Note:  With the Alexa language setting changed to Spanish on your device could result in the inability to access certain services, features, and content offered by Amazon Alexa in the States. Users also might need to frequently update the app to get more access in Spanish. 

Check out these step-by-step points to change Alexa to Spanish: 

  1. Open the Alexa app. You can download the Alexa app from the App Store or Google Play.
  2. Sign in to your Amazon account. You will need to sign in to the same Amazon account that you used to purchase your Alexa device.
  3. Select your device. From the list of devices, select the device that you want to change the language on.
  4. Open the device settings. Tap on the gear icon in the top right corner of the screen.
  5. Select “Language.” From the list of languages, select “Español” or your preferred Spanish dialect.
  6. Tap “Save.” Your Alexa device will now speak and understand Spanish.

Here are some additional tips:

  • If you have multiple Alexa devices, you can change the language for all of them at the same time.
  • If you are traveling to a country that speaks Spanish, you can temporarily change the language of your Alexa device to the language of the country you are visiting.
  • Once you have changed the language, Alexa will respond to your commands in Spanish. You can also ask Alexa to play music, read the news, and set timers in Spanish.

First Select Echo & Alexa device:

Select Active device:

Go To Device Settings, Now Select Spanish.

Select Español or Engish/ Español as the preferred language
(any dialect of your preference):

Unable to access other features of Alexa in Spanish?

It is important to note that whether your Amazon Alexa supports Spanish (Español) depends on the generation of your device and your geographic location. Some features, such as skills, music, and content, may not be fully available depending on Alexa’s compatibility with your chosen language.

Changing current language – Alexa to Spanish With Voice Commands

Simply just ask Alexa to change from the current language to Spanish. Use voice commands like 

“Alexa, Now speak Spanish .”

You can enable multi-lingual mode on Alexa as it allows you to actively switch between two languages spontaneously – might help if you are trying to learn or converse in a new language. Suitable voice commands be: 

“Alexa, speak in English and Spanish .”

To stop Alexa from speaking in two or more languages at the same time just say

“Alexa, stop speaking {language}.”

Can Alexa Play Spanish Music and Radio Stations?

You can ask Alexa to play different entertainment in Spanish like radio or songs: 

  1. Open the Alexa app on your device.
  2. Tap on the “Skills & Games” tab.
  3. Scroll down and select “Music and Audio”.
  4. You can either scroll through the list of tuners available for Alexa or simply type “radio” in the search bar to find a tuner quickly.
  5. Once you’ve found a tuner that you want to use, tap on it to install it.
  6. Once the tuner is installed, you can start listening to the radio by saying “Alexa, play [station name]”.

Use the audio command: 

“Alexa, play {radio station’s name} radio station”

Make sure to have an online connection to listen to radio stations via Alexa.


As you can see, Alexa does indeed support the Spanish language. This can be used to your advantage in a variety of fun and useful ways, such as:

  • Learning Spanish: Alexa can help you learn Spanish by providing you with vocabulary lessons, grammar exercises, and pronunciation tips.
  • Practicing Spanish: You can practice your Spanish skills by asking Alexa to translate words and phrases, or by having her read Spanish texts to you.
  • Listening to Spanish music: Alexa can play Spanish music from a variety of sources, such as Spotify, Amazon Music, and Pandora.
  • Controlling smart home devices in Spanish: If you have smart home devices that are compatible with Alexa, you can control them using Spanish voice commands.

These are just a few of the ways that you can use Alexa to your advantage in Spanish. If you are interested in learning more about how to use Alexa in Spanish, you can visit the Amazon Alexa website or contact Amazon customer support for assistance.

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