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How To Connect Alexa to Wi-Fi? A Comprehensive Guide

Alexa is a smart speaker introduced by Amazon. By giving the voice commands, you can easily control the Alexa speaker. However, to use the Alexa device, at first, you have to complete its setup procedure.

But before that, you have to know how to connect Alexa to Wi-fi. However, in the meantime, ensure that you have a strong internet connection. To connect the Alexa to the Wi-fi, you need a minimum internet speed of 512Mbps.

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Connecting Alexa to Wi-Fi with Easy Steps:

Want to know how do you connect Alexa to Wifi? then thoroughly check out the given steps in the section hereunder. 

Step 1

In the beginning, you have to take a USB charging cable and connect it to the adapter of the Alexa device. Use another USB cable and connect it to the charging port of the Alexa device.

After that, you have to insert the power adapter to the power socket. Wait for sometimes until the blue ring light indications start to circulate around the Echo device.

Step 2

Within a few moments, the blue ring light indication will change to the Orange colour. Wait until the Alexa device says ‘Hello’. When you hear it, this means the Alexa device is ready to set up.

Next, thoroughly follow the on-screen instructions.

Step 3

Now, the Alexa device is in the Setup mode. The next thing that you have to do is to download the Alexa application on your device. Next, you might have to log in to your Amazon account.

So, type the username and password within the given field. After that, tap on the Sign-in option.

Step 4

This will open the Home screen of your account. Here, move to the left side and tap on the Alexa Devices from the available options. 

On the right-hand side of your Android device, you see the ‘+’ option. Then press that option.  Next, a pop up with the message ‘Choose a device you want to set up option’ will appear on the screen. 

Step 5

Now, you need to choose and click on the Alexa device name that you wish to connect to the wireless network. 

This will open a new page. There you have to select your language and furthermore, tap on the Continue option. Next, you will see the Alexa Setup page.

Furthermore, tap on the Connect to Wi-fi option. If you see that the orange ring light indication is rolling, then you must tap on the Continue button.

Step 6

Open your smart device and proceed to the Wi-fi setting. Here, you will see a list of available networks. From the list, search for the Amazon.xxx. Once found, you need to connect the Alexa application to it.

If the connection has been successfully completed, the ‘Connected to Echo device’ message will pop up on the display. Furthermore, tap on the Continue option.

Step 7

Now, choose the Wi-fi network that you wish to connect to the Alexa device. To connect, you might have to enter the password. Wait for a while as the Alexa device might take some time to connect to the network.

Now, the Alexa device is successfully connected to the Wi-fi. 

How to Connect Alexa to the New WiFi?

In order to connect the Alexa device to a new Wi-fi network, at first, you have to log in to your Amazon account. For that, type the Amazon account’s username and password within the given field.

After that, tap on the Get Started option. Furthermore, a message asking for permission to access the message, contacts, notifications will appear on the display. However, it is not compulsory. 

You can either tap on the Allow option. Else, choose the latter option. Move to the Setting menu of your device and after that, click on the Add Device option. Next, on the Echo device, you need to click on the name that you wish to connect with the network, such as the Echo Show.

After that, choose the device’s generator. Next, follow the above procedure starting from steps 1 and complete the rest of the task.

Connect Alexa to Wi-Fi Without the Alexa App:

If you wish to connect the Alexa device to the Wi-fi without the Alexa app, then you need to connect it through the computer. Follow the given instructions to perform the task successfully.

  • Visit alexa.amazon.com. After that, log in to the Amazon account. In case, you don’t have an account, then visit the www.alexa.amazon.com and create an account
  • Instantly, you will see a list of model numbers. From there, choose the name of your device. After that, the Alexa name will appear in the Wi-fi setting of your Android device.
  • Go to the Wi-fi setting of the Echo and then tap on the Connect option. You might have to turn on the Bluetooth. So, enable it.
  • After that, a Wi-fi search will be started. Wait for some time and let Alexa connect to Wi-fi. 

After that, Alexa connect to Wifi. 


  • How to Reset the Alexa Wi-Fi?

At first, you have to search for the Reset button. Once found, take a paperclip. After that, press and hold the Reset button until the LED lights first turn orange and then blue. Furthermore, release the button and wait for sometimes until the LED lights turn off and again turn it on.

Once it is ready, the orange light will be flashing. This indicates that the setup mode is ready. Thereafter, you have to open the Alexa app and after that, connect it to the Wi-fi. Also, register the Alexa device to the Amazon account.

  • How to Delete the Wi-Fi Password from Amazon?

Navigate to the Manage Your Content and Devices section. Furthermore, tap on the Settings option. From there, go to the Saved Wi-Fi password. Under here, tap on the Delete option.