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How To Connect Amazon Alexa Echo To Wi-Fi?


Amazon has made the Alexa voice assistant available for almost every device, all thanks to its Wi-Fi enable mode. You can connect your Alexa Echo to your Wi-Fi network, to make handy use of the device for accessing information and gather knowledge for various topics and news. Here in this blog, we are mentioning the proven steps on how to connect Amazon Alexa Echo to Wi-Fi. Follow the given instructions to successfully connect the device.

Steps to Connect Amazon Alexa Echo To Wi-Fi

To begin the process, make sure to download and install the Alexa app from the App Store for iPhone, iPad or iPod touch devices and Google Play for Android.

Note: If this is your first Alexa-enabled device, you might not need to follow 2-4 steps as mentioned down below. Instead of this, you will be encouraged to begin setup once the app has been launched. These steps are only for those who are connecting their Alexa device to Wi-Fi for the first time.

  • At the very initial stage, enter your Amazon account credentials and press Sign In.
  • Tap the Get Started button.
  • After this, select the name associated with your Amazon account, or choose I'm someone else and fill the correct name in the prompted space.
  • Now, you might be asked to give Amazon permission to access your Contacts and Notifications. This is completely your call, so select either Later or Allow depending on your individual preference.
  • Once it is done, click on the Alexa menu button, located in the upper left-hand corner. And when the drop-down menu appears on the screen, select the Settings option.
  • Now, tap the Add New Device button and choose the appropriate device type from the list (i.e., Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Plus).
  • Select the specific model you want to set up and plug in your Alexa-enabled device into a power outlet and wait until it displays the appropriate signifier.
  • Note: In case, your device is already plugged in, you may have to press and hold its Action button. Once you have determined that your Amazon Alexa Echo device is ready, select the Continue button.

  • Depending on your device, the Alexa app may now ask you to connect to it through your smartphone's wireless settings. To do so, pursue the on-screen instructions to connect through Wi-Fi. As soon as your phone has been successfully paired to your Alexa device you will hear a confirmation message, and the app will move on to the next screen automatically.
  • You can now, see a confirmation message. If it is so, then tap on the Continue button.
  • A list of available Wi-Fi networks will be shown within the app and you need to select the network that you wish to pair with your Alexa-enabled device and enter a password to proceed into the next step.
  • The app screen may now be preparing your [device name] and if the Wi-Fi connection is successfully established you should now see a message stating your [device name] is now online.
  • Steps To Connect Your Amazon Alexa Echo to a New Wi-Fi Network

    If you are using Alexa device from the past and looking for a new Wi-Fi network or an existing with a changed password, then follow these steps.

  • Launch your Amazon Alexa app and tap the menu icon to open Settings.
  • Click Device Settings, then select the device you want to change the Wi-Fi network for.
  • Once it is completed, click on Change, then next to Wi-Fi Network and follow the instructions in the app.
  • Hope, this blog helps you to connect your Amazon Alexa Echo device to Wi-Fi. If you are still unable to connect, then do call us at Amazon Alexa helpline number.