How to Erase Everything You’ve Asked Amazon Echo

The speaker that listens to you doesn’t need to remember forever.

The saying, as it goes, is that an elephant never forgets. But an Amazon Echo — now that’s another beast entirely.

A wireless speaker with a voice-enabled virtual assistant, Amazon Echo is full of cloud-enabled smarts. Activated by saying the wake word “Alexa,” the Echo is an ideal kitchen companion, able to convert units of measurement, play Beatles music (if you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber), and even rattle off some Star Wars trivia simply by being asked.

But one thing Echo doesn’t do quite so easily is forget your commands. For that, you need to dig deeper.