generation 2

Amazon Echo is a Smart Speakers designed by Amazon Inc and now it is available in various versions such as 2nd generation and 3rd generation. With generation 2 you can turn your home into a smart home.  It allows the user to create a to-do list, make calls, play music, and a lot more. You can add a lot more skills to your device with generation 2 and make it fun to use. Echo is a wireless speaker and you can also attach via Bluetooth and External Speakers.

What makes the Echo device best among the other available voice assistant speakers is its responsiveness. User does not need to press any button for the device activation, just simply say ‘Echo’, ‘Alexa’, ‘Computer’, or ‘Amazon’ and assign the wake word to activate the device as per your choice.

Amazon Echo 2nd Generation Setup

The following steps can help you to complete the amazon echo 2nd generation setup without any hassle. Make sure that you follow the guidelines carefully to avoid the trouble in the process:

  • Unbox the Echo Device and place it somewhere in the center of your room. If you are placing it in the living room make sure that you place it away from the Windows.

  • Download the Alexa app on your smartphone device for Amazon echo 2nd generation setup. You can download the app from a supported app store.

  •   Turn on the Echo 2nd Generation device by plugging in the adapter to a power outlet.  The blue ring appears on the top of your device. When the blue ring turns to the orange. Alexa will greet you.

  • Now, you need to connect the wifi. Go to the settings and select the wifi network. You have to choose the existing wireless network in your home or office.

  • Click on the connect option to connect the device to wifi. Once you click on the option, a message will appear on your app stating that you have successfully connected the device to the wireless network.

  • Start speaking to Alexa by using the Wake Words:

    • Alexa
    •  Echo
    •  Amazon

Change the Wake word

If you want, you can also change the wake word after Amazon Alexa 2nd generation set up according to your comfort. There are two different ways to change the wake word,- you can do this by using the voice command or with the help of the mobile application.

Change the Wake Word just through a voice command by saying ‘Change the Wake Word’.

  • Select the Amazon Device.

  • Scroll down and choose the Wake Word.

  • From the Drop-Down menu, select the Wake Word and Tap to save.

Hope this guide will provide you all the necessary help for Amazon echo 2nd generation setup. If you still have doubts, you can visit the official website and get the required information.