Setting up your Alexa Device

Alexa is a virtual voice assistant available in the various Amazon products which includes the Echo family and some other smart devices. Setting Up Alexa depends on the device-type/ in some cases, Alexa comes pre-installed and in other cases, a user needs to install the Alexa App. This guide will help you in setting up Alexa on Smart speakers, smartphone and smart appliances.

How to set up Alexa?

Amazon Alexa can help the user with many tasks which include- playing music, checking the weather updates, setting up the alarms, preparing shopping lists and a lot more. You can take the benefits of all these services after Setting Up Your Alexa. Here are we sharting guidelines for doing this on a different platform.

Set up Alexa Echo

Smart Speakers

Amazon Smart Speakers are the devices that use Alexa to help the users in several ways. Echo Speakers are a well-known device where users can find Alexa. All user needs is to integrate the Alexa with these smart speakers. A user can start by downloading the Alexa and following the onscreen instructions to complete the setup.


Alexa can reliably manage the host of smart home appliances such as dishwashers, refrigerators, coffee makers, and washing machines. Companies like ZLG and Bosch are working for setting up Alexa with the other virtual assistant in the kitchen so they can interact with each other. For example- Setting up Alexa can help the refrigerator to not the particular recipe is now expired, Alexa read the recipe while the microwave preheats.

For allowing the Alexa to control the smart home appliance, the user must Echo Plus or user can ask Alexa to use the smart hub skill like IFTTT. With Echo Plus, open smart home in the Alexa App. Select the devices option and click to add a device. It will direct you to the pairing mode to find the smart device. You can ask Alexa to control the smart home devices by using simple voice commands.

Smart Phone

In most smartphone devices, virtual assistants are pre-installed. Users that want to set up Alexa on their device have an option. They can download the Reverb app on their smartphone device. This app allows users to use Alexa through their phone in a simple way. Just download the app, accept the terms and conditions and ask Alexa whatever you want.

So, these are some simple guidelines that can help you in setting up Alexa. Read out the mentioned points carefully and after that, you will be able to set up the Alexa for your device.