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Is upgrading to the Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition (4th Gen) worth it?

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Best answer: Yes, if your child is an active user of the smart speaker, the new Echo Dot Kids has a much-improved processor for better response times. The new design of the speaker also means that it sounds better than previous versions. If you are looking for a new Echo Dot Kids Edition speaker, this also is your only option as the previous generation is no longer being sold. Roaring to the top: Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition (4th Gen) ($60 at Amazon) Should you upgrade to the new Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition? When Amazon announced all of its new products for 2020 , the idea of upgrading our existing devices comes up, and if you're a parent, it may mean an upgrade to the new Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition . Typically when Amazon updates a product the previous version will no longer be sold. So, if you don't already have an Echo Dot Kids Edition you'll only be able to purchase the newest version unless you pick up an older option secondhand. Although, how could you not

Make any Amazon Echo more kid-friendly with one setting

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The Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition is a nifty little bundle, but did you know that you can turn any Amazon Echo into a Kids Edition version? If you have an old Echo speaker that you'd like to give your child — or a spare Echo Dot that you picked up in an Amazon bundle — then you can make it act just like a Kids Edition. It doesn't require any extra hardware, and it'll take you mere minutes to complete. Products used in this guide Affordable Echo speaker: Echo Dot (3rd Gen) ($40 at Amazon) Parental controls, child entertainment: Amazon Kids+ ($3-$10/mo at Amazon) Set up Amazon Kids+ on an Amazon Echo Amazon recently changed the name of its FreeTime and FreeTime Unlimited service to Amazon Kids and Amazon Kids+. We use both interchangeably here because both terms can still be found in some of Amazon's marketing materials. Open the Amazon Alexa app. Tap the Devices tab at the bottom of the screen. Tap Echo & Alexa in at the top left of the screen. T

Make your Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition work for you with Parent Dashboard

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Amazon offers a wide range of parental controls to help you oversee the content and the amount of time your child has access to all of the wondrous things they can do with Alexa. Usually parental controls can be a hassle to setup and edit, but Amazon made it as painless as possible by including the creation of your child's FreeTime Profile during the Echo Dot Kids Edition's initial setup. How do you change the settings though once everything is setup? We're here to show you how to set up and use FreeTime Unlimited on an Echo Dot Kids Edition or other Amazon Echo device. Products used in this guide Just for kids: Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition (3rd Gen) ($35 at Amazon) Parental peace of mind: Amazon FreeTime Unlimited ($3-$10/month at Amazon) How to access Amazon Parent Dashboard for FreeTime/Kids+ NOTE: Amazon recently changed the name of its FreeTime and FreeTime Unlimited service to Amazon Kids and Amazon Kids+. We use both interchangeably here because both te

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