You need a free echo app for your PC, Tablet, or smartphone. Non prime members can send their music to the Amazon cloud and have echo play it. Amazon Prime also does not unlock Amazon Music benefits. Alexa can not stream other services (Spotify, Apple, etc.)
Thereof, will Alexa still work without Amazon Prime?
Is the Echo Dot any use without an Amazon Prime subscription, though? The bottom line is that you don't need a Prime subscription to use Alexa and it's only the Amazon Music part that you'll use via Alexa.
One may also ask, do you need Amazon Prime for Alexa music?
Customers in the US who do not yet have a Prime membership or a subscription to Amazon Music Unlimited are able to listen to an ad-supported selection of top playlists and stations on compatible Alexa-enabled devices with Amazon Music, for free.
Do you need an Amazon account to use echo show?
Requires an Amazon Account, preferable prime if you have your music stored with them, otherwise is free but the account is still needed.
What can echo dot do without prime?
Echo Tricks for Everyone: Alexa Inquiries, Sports, Traffic, Podcasts, and More. You can absolutely use a all of the Echo products, including but not limited to, the Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Show without purchasing a Prime membership.