How to Connect Alexa
How to Connect Alexa to Wifi
In this guide, we will walk you through the basic steps and procedures on How to
Connect Alexa to WiFI. The process is simple and should not take you more than a few
Plug Amazon Alexa
The first step to a successful Alexa setup i
s to plug your device into a power outlet an
d begin charging it. The device should not r
un out of charge when you are attempting t
o set it up, since you will have to charge it f
or a while to try the setup again.
Download Alexa App
The second step to your Amazon Alexa
setup is to download the Alexa app off the
playstore or app store, depending on whether
you are using an Android or Apple mobile
device to run the Alexa application. You can
also get the browser based application which
is available for Firefox, Safari, Chrome,
Microsoft Edge and even some versions of
Internet Explorer (10 or higher) from a Wi-Fi
compatible computer. You can find your way
to any of these through
Ready to Use
Once the Alexa App is installed on your
mobile device, go back to the Alexa device
and see what colour light is on the device. If
there is an orange light, the device is ready to
use. Keep the Alexa an arms length away
from any walls or windows and start it up. You
can get it to start by using the wake word
which is configured to 'Alexa' by default.
Once the device starts, go to the app on your
mobile device and click the settings tab. You
should see a few options, which include add
a new device. Click the option and select your
Alexa device from the auto-generated list.
Once your phone app is paired with the
device, you can connect it to your wifi network
using the app.
Connect Echo to Wifi
The process is the same if you decide to change your WiFi name, or want to
connect to a different network in someone else's home. Alexa is a portable d
evice and once you have paired your device to the Alexa App, it is extremely
easy to set it up anywhere you go. You can also connect it to your phone inte
rnet through hotspot if you are travelling using a similar process.
If this does not work, you may want to try switching off the Alexa and switchin
g it on again. If it still does not work, reset your phone, WiFi and as a last res
ort, reinstall the Alexa App on your phone. If none of this helps, contact cust
omer support so that they can troubleshoot the issue for you.
Changing the wake word
An important part of your Alexa Setup is deciding on a new wake word that y
ou are more comfortable with. For this, go to the Alexa App, click on the devi
ces icon and click on the wake word option. Once it responds, you can config
ure the new wake word for your device.
The above process should tell how to Connect Alexa to WiFi for a majority
of the Alexa device range