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Your smart speakers are listening to you. Here's how to delete their recordings.

Keep your data to yourself.
Amazon Echo

The smart speaker hears all.

Amazon

Your friendly neighborhood smart speaker can do everything from dictate recipes to control door locks. On the less positive side, it's also capable of eavesdropping on your conversations and activities. What's a privacy-concerned citizen to do?

To better predict your whims, your smart speaker logs your voice commands in cloud storage. If that makes you uncomfortable, then you can browse through the information that your gadget has saved—and delete it. In this guide, we'll explain how to manage the data collection of three of the most popular smart speakers: Amazon Echo, , and Apple Homepod.

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