Amazon's Alexa app now supports the Apple iPhone X and removes those ugly black bars

Prior to today, Apple iPhone X users who wanted to use the Amazon Alexa app had to deal with ugly black bars at the top and bottom of the screen. Who could live with that eyesore? The app wasn't optimized for the larger 5.8-inch edge-to-edge display. But today, we have good news for iPhone X users; thanks to as new update, Amazon has added iPhone X support to the Alexa app.

With the app, users can setup Alexa and whatever device they own that comes with the virtual personal assistant. Additionally, the app allows Alexa owners to enable different skills, which add new capabilities to the virtual assistant. While Android users can access Alexa with the app open on their device, this is a feature that will come to iOS, but has yet to make it through Apple's vetting process.

If you've stayed away from installing the Amazon Alexa app on your iPhone X because of the black bars, you can now download the app on your handset; simply click on the sourcelink below. We should add that the update also includes the usual bug fixes and performance improvements.

source: AmazonAlexa via MacRumors

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iPhone X
  • Display 5.8" 1125 x 2436 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A11 Bionic, Hexa-core, 2390 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 2716 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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4 Comments

1. cmdacos

Posts: 3970; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Not an improvement

2. RevolutionA

Posts: 390; Member since: Sep 30, 2017

Sigh. But we already have Siri, right? Just a bloat like in Samsung.

3. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Yeah. Nobody should use ALEXA in an iPhone, it's a shame to do that.

4. cmdacos

Posts: 3970; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Did you just compare siri to alexa????? Lmao

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