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For our wives/girlfriends: why is there no male voice?

I have to admit that my girlfriend is very generous with me....at least I was allowed to have three Alexas installed in the house (o;

But....as with most products...women are the deciding factor what gets bought or installed in a household....why is there no male voice available on the Echo?

Preferably it would react when a male person calls "Alexa" and using a different profile as when a female person calls for example "Bruce" (o;

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newuser-64044221-ab46-45f2-bf8f-7bfc329f9c8b commented

I agree. The only female in my house is gonna be me. Make a male option or no sale!

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newuser-d38343b3-2fd8-4384-8ab1-a018c2f7235e commented

BTW it's plain sexist not to have the choice!!!

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Klvrdissident commented

I too would love this feature. Siri has a selection of voices, I’m not sure why we’re so limited with Alexa.

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newuser-92e25745-9466-4cf1-9bcc-d67967f29545 commented

Agreed - we need an 'Alex'. And the names should not be limited to ECHO, ALEXA, AMAZON or COMPUTER. We should be able to select any name we want.

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newuser-fa721258-fcc3-4e66-a694-e76db4c2994a commented

Amazon refuses to developer/upgrade the Alexa program to respond in a male voice

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newuser-fa721258-fcc3-4e66-a694-e76db4c2994a commented

Amazon refuses to developer/upgrade the Alexa program to respond in a male voice

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