Amazon Echo is no doubt one of the great devices. These days it is pretty difficult to find such an advanced device. Anyways it seems that you are here to know how to set up your Amazon Echo. Well, you will be glad to know that you are on the right page as here we have given a guide on how to set up your Amazon Echo. Apart from this Amazon Echo help, we have given a resetting guide for all Amazon devices.
Download the Alexa App
First of all, you need to download the Alexa app and sign in with your credentials. Before setting up your Amazon Echo, we recommend you to have the latest version of the app so that you won’t miss anything new. Using the free Alexa app, you are able to do many things like managing shopping lists, play music, set up alarm, controlling smart gadgets and more. You can download Alexa app on your devices that have iOS 8, Fire OS 3.0, and Android 4.4 or higher.
You can easily download the app from the app store on your mobile and look for Alexa app. Apart from that for official download go to https:alexa.amazon.com from any browser like Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Edge.
How to Set Up Your Amazon Echo First Generation
Turn On Amazon Echo
Plug in your Amazon Echo first generation into the power outlet. Your first generation Amazon Echo has a light ring that will first turn blue and then orange. If it doesn’t change color to orange, then there might be some problem. In such a situation just restart your device. When your device’s light turns to orange color, it will greet you with a welcome message.
Connect Your Amazon Echo First Generation to Internet
Now you are ready to connect your Amazon Echo first generation with the internet. If it is not able to connect with internet, then we recommend you first to unplug your device and then plug it again to restart your device. If you are still facing problem in establishing a connection, then you can also try to reset Amazon Echo first generation.
Talk to Alexa
Now finally your device is ready for action. You can get started by saying awake work and then say your command in a natural way to Alexa. Wake word is a word that awakes Alexa from sleep mode and makes it ready for your instruction. By default its wake word is Alexa, but if you don’t like it, then you can change it anytime. To change the wake word you don’t have to do anything like go to settings etc. You can simply do it by saying ‘Change the wake word’ that’s it. If you want to change it manually, then open the Alexa app then tap on Devices icon. From here tap on your Echo device and select wake word.
How to Set Up Your Amazon Echo Second Generation
If you have the latest Amazon Echo second generation then first of all congratulations. It is an amazing and powerful device. If you are looking to set up your Amazon Echo second generation, then all the steps are same that we had mentioned for Amazon Echo first generation. Follow all the steps and enjoy your services. Though we want you to tell how you can reset your device in case it is not responding.
How to Reset Your Amazon Echo
As there are lots of Amazon devices. Here we decide to mention all the device so that people with other devices don’t have to go anywhere.
Echo Dot Third Generation
To reset Echo Dot third generation, you need to press and hold the action button for at least 25 seconds.
Echo Dot Second Generation
To reset Echo Dot second generation, you need to press and hold the Volume down and Microphone Off button simultaneously. Wait for about 20 seconds until the light ring turns orange.
Echo Dot First Generation
To reset Echo Dot first generation, you need to use a paper clip. Insert in and press and hold the reset button. You have to wait for a while until the light ring turns off and turn on again. This little Amazon Echo Dot setup will definitely help you.
Echo Plus Second Generation
To reset Echo Plus second generation, you need to press and hold the action button for at least 20 seconds and wait until the light ring turn off and turn on again.
To reset Echo Plus, you need to use a paper clip. Insert in and press and hold the reset button. Quickly release it and wait for a while until light ring turns off and turn on again.
Echo Second Generation
To reset Echo Device, you need to press and hold the volume down and microphone off button simultaneously. Hold it for 20 seconds and wait until it light ring turns orange.
Echo First Generation
To reset Echo Device, you need to use a paper clip and press and hold the reset button and wait until it light ring turns orange.
Echo Devices with a Screen or Echo Show
To reset Echo Devices or Echo Show you need to go to Settings > Device Options > Reset to Factory Defaults, but retain Smart home Device Connections.
If you love this simple Alexa setup help guide, then you can find more guidance on our site. If you need any advanced help, then you can contact our Amazon Alexa device support team who are just a call away from you. We promise that we will not disappoint