Echo Dot Setup, in a Few Easy Steps
What is Echo Dot?
Echo Dot is a compact smart-speaker, portable, hands-free, voice-controlled device developed by Amazon. However, the Echo dot is the smallest one in size among all other Amazon Echo devices (such as the echo show, Echo Plus, Echo Tap, etc.) On the other hand, it is able to perform all such functions performed by other Echo devices efficiently.
What is the best part about Echo Dot?
For instance, due to its small size, it can be fitted in small areas easily.
However, Echo Dot Setup is the easiest and most important task to do for a user.
For that, you need to know about the Alexa app too. What is the Alexa app and how it is related to the Echo dot? Alexa is a software that acts as an assistant. Therefore, when the Echo Dot device gets connected to the Amazon Alexa app only. Then it is able to perform multiple tasks.
Functionalities of an Echo Dot?
Echo Dot devices are as efficient in task perforation as any of the larger/ expensive Echo devices can perform. Amazon Echo Dot provides multiple functionalities, for instance, music playback, to-do list creation, alarm setting.
It also plays various tasks such as setting timers, providing information about weather, news, etc.
Echo Dot devices can also order things you want to purchase from the Amazon online store.
Echo Dot devices can manage and control smart home devices. These can be lights, AC thermostat, and locks.
Amazon Echo dot has the ability to learn new skills. They continually keep learning new skills over time. Know how to connect Alexa Echo to Wifi in some simple steps. Echo Dot devices are adaptive in nature & they adapt according to the user’s speech pattern, personal preferences, and vocabulary.
Echo Dot Setup
For the Echo Dot Setup user need to establish a connection between Echo dot and Amazon Alexa. Echo Dot Setup is a simple and one time task to execute. Above all, it is very simple and easy to perform.
Follow on-screen instructions or follow the steps described below:
- Place your Amazon Echo Dot device at a central location. Place it away from the walls. Minimum 21 centimeters.
- Put it away from blowers/ vents.
- Plugin Amazon Echo dot and turn it on.
Download Alexa App
Most importantly, Download Alexa app on your smartphone device. You can choose any source such as android and IOS. If you are having an Android device you can download Alexa app from the Google Play store. IOS users can download the Alexa app from the Apple App store by simply searching for “Alexa” or you can directly visit alexa.amazon.com and get the Alexa App.
Follow on-screen instructions in Alexa App. Choose the language in which you are comfortable. After that, select the Echo dot device.
You can choose it from the list of Echo devices. Grant all permissions asked by the Alexa app.
For Echo Dot Wifi Setup, search for Wifi network, Select your network enter password and connect the Echo dot to a wifi network. The orange light ring on the Amazon Echo device turns on indicating trying to connect to the network. The blue light turns on and indicates the established connection.
1) What is the Echo Dot device?
Echo Dot is a voice-controlled device. Amazon has designed and developed it to help the user for giving a better experience of life in different ways. In addition, you can play and stream through the music channels. It has the latest news read out for you, control your smart home appliances such as fans, lights, garage doors, and even set alarms.
2) Is there any specific way to place an Echo Dot?
Yes, Echo Dot needs space around it to be able to function at its best efficiency. To maintain the area around it, give it a space of approximately 21cms all around. Place the Echo Dot in the center of the room with ample distance from the walls, windows, blowers/ vents.
3) How to turn on an Echo Dot device?
Amazon Echo devices are very simple to set up and use. Press the “Action” button to turn on the Echo Dot device. The blue ring light turns to orange. It means the device is turned on.
4) Let’s start with your Echo dot device?
Once you have done with all the Echo Dot Setup, subsequently, call out the wake word “Alexa”. For that give a voice command to execute.
Change the wake word “Alexa” (set by default). Just by making some changes in the settings.