How to Update Amazon Echo Software

Amazon Alexa device is the most preferred choice of the user for smart life experience.  Millions of people worldwide are using the Amazon Alexa to ask questions, turn on and off the lights, set shopping and to-do list, order food and to do a lot more other stuff.  To take the best benefits of Amazon Alexa services,  it is important to make sure that you install the Alexa software update time to time to avoid any technical glitches with your device.  Alexa is very easy to use and simple to manage. For the Alexa software update, you can read the steps below and follow them to complete the process. So, let proceed to the next point to learn how to update the Amazon Alexa.

Alexa Firmware Update: Manual Update

Most of the time, the Amazon Alexa device gets updated itself in the mid-night and does not require any human intervention.  As long as the Alexa device is turned on and having a stable internet connection,  it will install the updates available on its own without interrupting your Alexa experience with the device. But, sometimes, users need to put some efforts for the Alexa Firmware Update.  If you want to find how to update Alexa firmware manually, you can follow the steps below. 

  • Open the Amazon Alexa app on your smartphone device.
  • Go to the ‘Settings’ and choose your Alexa device. 
  • Choose About and check the software version. 

 The latest firmware update version available will be listed on the Amazon website.  Check your software version and see if it is up to date or not.  If your firmware version is outdated you need an update.  There are two ways to perform the manual update.  The best way is to mute your Alexa device so that the ring light turns to red. 

After this,  you have to wait for an hour.  As long as your Amazon Alexa device is connected to the internet,  the device must say that an update is required and download it. Once you are done with the firmware update process,  you need to restart your Alexa device.

The second way to download latest Alexa firmware update is:

  •  Deregister your Alexa device from the application.
  •  Turn off the device and leave it for a minute. 
  •  Turn on the Alexa and you can see the Blue right light turning to green and spin.   This means your device is getting updated.
  •  Let the Alexa update and then reboot the device.
  •  Perform the initial setup for your Alexa.

We hope that with the help of the simple instructions you would able to install the latest alexa update available for your Alexa device. Make sure you follow the mentioned guidelines carefully to avoid any technical trouble in between the process.  However, if you are still unable to update the Alexa firmware on your own or there is any other technical trouble in drafting your experience,  the suggest you contact the Alexa experts to get the professional advice for completing the firmware update process.  The professionals can give you the best advice and make sure that you enjoy the desired experience with your Amazon Alexa. So,  update the firmware now and continue using the smart services offered by Alexa.