Set Up Echo Dot on computer

Echo Dot is a wonderful device to have a smart life experience. It is very simple to set up Echo Dot on computer, you can do it just by following the simple steps. Once you are done with the setup, you can use the smart services with voice input. For example; you can play the favorites, set alarms, maintain a to-do list, manage the smart home appliances, and a lot more. In this post,  we are going to share the simple steps that can help you to set up Echo Dot on Computer. So, read the post and follow the mentioned guidelines to complete the process. 

Setup Echo Dot on Computer: Guidelines To Follow

Download the Alexa App

Download the Alexa app to set up Alexa on computer. To download the application, you can visit the alexa.amazon.com and click on the ‘Alexa for PC’ to download the app. Once downloaded, log-in to the application for the Echo Dot set up. 

Pick the Device to Set Up

Once you sign in to the application using the Amazon account, you need to click on the ‘Hamburger menu’ present on the top-left corner on the screen. Choose the ‘Add Device’ option. From here, you can pick the device to set up and control the smart home device. Tap on the ‘Echo Dot’ in the next screen you want to set up. Here, you will get the list of all the devices that you can set up like the Echo Show or Echo Tap. 

Enter the Setup Mode

For the Setup, the light ring on your Echo device will flash blue and later orange, this means your device is in the setup mode. If you are unable to see the orange light, press and hold the ‘Action’ button for about five seconds. After this, Alexa will inform you saying that device is in the setup mode. 

Connect your PC

Now, you will be asked to open the wifi setting on your PC for connecting to the WiFi. Once you have successfully connected to the WiFi network, get back to the application to proceed with the setup. 

Setup Home Wifi

Back on the Alexa app, you can see the list of available WiFi networks seen by your PC. Choose your Home WiFi network and type the password. Once you are done with the process, Alexa will say “Your Echo is ready to use” and the orange light will go out. 

Say ‘Alexa’

Your Alexa device is all set to use the services. Now, you can use the wake word following your command to use the Alexa devices. Go to the Settings>>Device Settings>> ( Your Echo)>> Wake Word.  You can also connect the Echo Dot device to external speakers, music applications, and a lot more. 

This is how you can complete the echo dot app setup. The mentioned guidelines are very simple and easy to follow. But, if you still have a doubt, you can contact the experts and seek their advice to get the setup done.