Amazon Echo Dot is a voice-controlled device with a small built-in speaker that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, make calls, send and receive messages, read audio books and many more. It can connect to speakers or headphones over Bluetooth or 3.5 mm stereo cable to deliver stereo sound to the speakers.
The Echo device helps to manage your various smart devices; it can control lights, fans, TVs, and more with compatible connected devices. The Amazon Echo Dot can hear you from across the room, even while music is playing. One can put the Echo Dot anywhere in the house like in the bedroom or kitchen or anywhere one wants a voice-controlled computer.
Alexa echo dot setup
The Echo Dot comes with an Amazon Alexa echo dot app which lets you easily set up and manages your Echo Dot. The Alexa echo dot setup is quite easy and can be done by following the mentioned steps.
- Download the Alexa app and sign in
The Amazon Alexa echo dot app allows you to set up your devices, manage alarms, music, etc. The app is available on phones with Android 4.4 or higher, IOS 8.0 or higher. To download the Alexa app, simply go to the app store on your phone and search for the Alexa app. You can also download it from the https://alexa.amazon.in on your wifi enabled computer.
- Power on Echo Dot
Place the Echo Dot at a central location at least 8 inches away from walls. Plug a power adapter into the Echo Dot and a socket. Use the power adapter which comes with the Echo Dot and avoids other USB power adapters as they may not provide enough power to the Echo Dot. The light ring on the Echo Dot will turn blue in colour and then orange. Alexa will automatically greet you when the light turns orange.
- Connect Echo Dot to a wifi network
Open the Amazon Alexa echo dot app, certain instructions will appear, follow those instructions to connect the Echo Dot to a wifi network.Keep in mind the following tips while connecting the Echo Dot to a wifi network-
If the setup process does not automatically start, then press and hold the Action button on the device until the light ring turns orange. Then open the Alexa app, go to the menu and select Alexa Devices and click on Add Alexa Device.
- If the Echo Dot does not connect to your wifi, restart the device by unplugging and plugging again the device. Still, if it does not connect then restore the device to its default factory settings.
- Talk to Alexa
Now you are all set to use your Echo device. Start with the wake word, that is “Alexa” and speak naturally to Alexa. If you want, you can change the wake word at any time by accessing the Alexa app and selecting ‘Alexa Devices’. Once you select ‘Alexa Devices’ a list will appear, you need to select your Echo device from the list and click on the Wake word to change it.
- Echo Dot can be connected to an external speaker
This is an optional step, the Echo Dot has an inbuilt speaker but it can be connected to an external speaker for a louder sound by using wires or Bluetooth. This is a nice option for one who loves to listen to loud music.
Amazon echo dot sign in
If you want to manage your Alexa settings then log in to your Amazon Alexa account and change the Alexa settings. The Amazon echo dot sign in process involves only two steps. These are –
1. Launch a web browser and enter https://alexa.amazon.com in the address bar.
2. Enter your username and password and hit enter.
Congratulations you have successfully logged in to your Amazon Alexa account.
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