Connect Echo Dot to WiFi

Have you just unboxed your brand new Amazon Echo Dotdevice and plugged it in?  Well! The first thing you have to do for using the device is Connect Echo Dot To WiFi network.  Before doing this, you have to make sure that you have a WiFi network name and password in hand. Also, you need to download and install the Alexa app, you can download the application from the supported app store on your device. In this guide, we are going to provide you the brief instructions to Connect Echo Dot To WiFi. once you are connected, you can use the Echo Dotdevice flawlessly.

Connect Echo Dot To WiFi

The most common concern with the Echo users is ‘WiFi issue’ as they are unable to connect Alexa to WiFi. However, this problem can be mitigated with the help of following steps:

  • Make sure that you enter the correct password which trying to connect to the WiFi.

  • Try to identify the problem first. Check whether the problem is with wireless connection or the device.

  • By default, the Wireless connection uses ‘WPA and WPA2’ for optimum security. If you have changed the wifi password then try to re-enter the password.

  • Restart your Echo Dot device and check whether the problem is fixed or not. 

  • In case the problem is still there, you can contact the experts and seek their advice to troubleshoot the issue.

  • If the problem is with your WiFi, we recommend you to contact an internet service provider to fix the concern.

Steps to connect Echo Dot To WiFI:

  • Open the Alexa app and go to the left navigation panel. Choose the Settings.

  • Select Setup a new device.

  • Now, press and hold the action button on the Echo Dotdevice for five seconds.  The light ring will turn to orange and your device connects to the Echo Dot. Now, you can see the list of available wireless networks in the Alexa app.

  • Choose your wifi and enter the network password to connect Alexa to WiFi. If you are unable to find your wireless network, scroll down and click ‘Add a network’ or ‘Rescan’ option.

  • You have to add the Alexa device to the list of router’s approved devices. Scroll down until you find the MAC address.

  • If you want you can also save the password.

  • Tap to connect. Once you are connected to the wireless network the confirmation message will appear on your application. Now, you are all set to use the Alexa.

So, these are the simple instructions that can help you to Connect Echo Dot To WiFi. All the instructions are very simple and easy to execute. But, if you still face the problem, you can contact the Echo or Alexa experts for help.  After connecting to the Wireless network, you can use the Echo Dot device to execute different commands.