had a spot for xmas but cant make calls ,have downloaded the alexa app on my I phone but the spot device isn't listed?
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Before setup, check that you have the latest version of the Alexa app in your device's app store.
When you see the home screen with rotating pages, you can use your device. To get started, say "Alexa" and then speak naturally to Alexa.
I hope this helps!