A new firmware update has added Alexa support to the excellent Jabra Elite 85t earbuds, allowing you to control your smart home, ask directions and control Spotify with your favorite voice assistant. Prior to this update, the Jabra Elite 85t earbuds only supported Google Assistant and Siri.
To update your Jabra Elite 85t earbuds, download the latest version of the Jabra Sound + app (iOS / Android) and connect your earbuds to your phone. The Sound + app then gives you the option to choose your default voice assistant and walk you through the Alexa setup process.
Controlling Alexa from your Jabra Elite 85t headphones is easy. Press the right or left earbud three times and bark a command to your trusty voice assistant. Alexa on Jabra Elite 85t earbuds supports most commands, so you can set up routines, get directions for directions, call people from your contacts list, and more.
In our review, we found that the Jabra Elite 85t earbuds outperform similarly priced options, with great sound quality, ANC and a comfortable design. We rated the headphones 9/10 and highly recommend them to anyone needing a pair of high quality earbuds. Now with Alexa support and a range of newly launched color options, it’s hard to imagine anyone finding a problem with the Jabra Elite 85t earbuds.