Amazon Alexa transcripts live on, even after you delete voice records
You can delete voice recordings so Amazon can’t listen to your conversations with Alexa anymore, but text records are a different story.
Amazon doesn’t need to hear your voice recordings to know what you’ve said. It can read them. After Alexa hears its wake word — which can vary from “Echo” to “Alexa” to “computer” — the smart assistant starts listening and transcribes everything it hears. That’s why when you check your Alexa dialogue history, you can see text next to the recordings like "How’s (...)