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Amazon recently rolled out an update to its Alexa voice assistant that lets you turn on a new "whisper mode." When it's active, you can whisper to an Amazon Echo so that Alexa quietly answers you.
It's convenient if you use Alexa in a bedroom and don't want to wake up your partner at night, or even if you have a question to ask while in the living room but would prefer if the whole house didn't hear the response.
Here's how to turn on Alexa's whisper mode:
When you're done, it should look like this:
For now, the feature only works on Amazon Echo devices that are set to respond in English. When you whisper to Alexa, it should whisper back. Keep in mind this works best when you're in close proximity to the device.