Alexa makes your life much cooler in lots of ways; even it allows you to order stuff from Amazon Echo and Dot. Even a little child can order any item easily by just saying “Alexa ordered me an iPad.” Though, it is not ordering things while you are asking something about. What if you want to stop Alexa from placing any order on Amazon without your permission on iPhone or Android device? Let us find out.

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Amazon’s virtual assistant work great when you order something. But, sometimes it works worst when any third person can order something without asking you first. Thankfully, there are certain ways to stop Alexa from ordering items without your permission on iPhone and Android. If you are using Alexa in iPhone or Android then can do it right from the settings, here are some steps!

How to Stop Alexa from Ordering on Amazon without your Permission on iPhone and Android

How to Stop Alexa from Ordering on Amazon without your Permission on iPhone and Android

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You can disallow Alexa from buying the thing in two ways- either you can completely disable purchase via Alexa, or you can add the passcode to purchase via Alexa. All you order from Alexa voice assistant use 1-click payment method, but you can change the option in the Alexa settings on your iOS device.

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How to turn off/disable voice purchasing via Alexa on iPhone and Android

Step #1. Launch Alexa app on your device.

Step #2. Tap on Menu Button at the top right corner with three horizontal lines.

Step #3. Next, scroll down and tap on Voice Purchase.

Step #4. Turn off the switch next to Voice Purchasing.

That’s it! Now no one will be able to order any items via Alexa on Echo or Dot without your permission.

How to add a purchase passcode via Alexa on iPhone and Android

If you want to purchases thing via Alexa and do not want someone to order without your permission, then you can add a pin code while buying via Alexa on Echo or Dot.

Step #1. Launch Alexa app on your device.

Step #2. Now, Tap Menu Button at the top right corner with three horizontal lines.

Step #3. Next, Tap Settings and then tap on Voice Purchasing option.

Step #4. Tap the text bar under Require Confirmation Code and enter the four-digit code.

Step #5. Finally, Tap on Save Changes.

You’re done! From now, your child or no one cannot buy a single thing via Alexa without your permission on your iPhone or Android device. After setting code, whenever you order items via virtual assistant then Alexa will confirm you by asking “Tell me your voice code.” You cannot move further without confirming passcodes.

When you change the voice purchasing setting through the Alexa app will apply on your all Alexa compatible device like Echo, Dot or another third party smart speaker.

Hope you have successfully stopped Alexa from buying the thing without your authorization. If Alexa still ordering things without your consent then let me know in the comments or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.