Echo smart speaker device works based on virtual voice assistants Alexa. And offers the users a handsfree and unique experience. Alexa and Echo speaker together carry out several daily tasks through voice commands.
But, Echo users often report that the Echo show not responding to voice commands. This issue can be sorted easily by performing the solutions provided in the below section.
There are several ways to troubleshoot this problem. Here, we are going to provide the requisite solution. However, before you apply the solutions, you can check the highlighted points mentioned below:
Stated below are the basic tricks that can help you to make the device respond to any voice command you give. The tricks are:
After using the above tricks, restart the device and check if the issue is resolved. Most of the time, this issue is solved after performing the above tricks. If it’s not, you can move on to the other ways explained below.
You can implement the ways mentioned to solve the ‘Alexa is not responding’ issue:
If your Alexa device is in working state, but still it is not responding to your voice commands, then you need to check whether the microphone button is turned On. The microphone button is located at the top of the device with a MIC symbol.
So, press the button and give a voice command to Alexa. You can give simple commands like ‘what is today’s weather?’. If it still does not respond, you can press the MIC button once again. If it doesn’t have any effect, you can try the other ways described below.
According to some Echo users, they have solved this issue by performing a hard reset of the Echo speaker. To do this, you can perform the steps as follows:
After trying this solution, if you see that the Echo speaker is still not responding on your voice command, then you can restart the Echo to get rid of this problem.
To troubleshoot the unresponsive Echo issue, you can restart the Amazon Echo Show. To do this, first, test whether the Echo is listening to your voice command or not.
To do this, check if the blue LED indicator located at the top of the Echo speaker is spinning or not. If it is, then it indicates that the Alexa can listen but fails to respond.
So, disconnect the device from the power supply and then detach the other end of the power cable from the Echo device. Let the device remain disconnected for the next 40 seconds.
Now, re-plug the device to the power supply. Once the device is connected to the Wi-Fi, it will start working automatically. Wait for the next 2 minutes. After that, you will be able to use the Echo device as expected.
These are the probable ways to fix ‘Echo show not responding to voice commands’ issue. We hope, after performing the above ways in their respective order, it will definitely help you to enjoy the Echo device without much hassle.