How To Connect Alexa To Wifi with app?
We suggest you to install the Alexa app on your phone before you connect your Amazon Echo device to the Wifi network. An uninterrupted power & internet supply are necessary to perform and complete the Alexa wifi setup. Amazon Alexa device needs an installed Alexa app, Active Amazon account, Continuous electricity, and good speed wifi internet to connect Alexa to WiFi.
Connect Alexa to WiFi
- Sign in to the Alexa app after downloading it.
- Now, you will see the “Devices” option on the right side bottom of your Amazon Alexa app.
- Select the ” Echo & Alexa” icon.
- Choose the Alexa device you want to connect with your Wi-fi network by tapping on its name.
- Now, Amazon Echo will change its status from “offline” to “online” on the Alexa app screen.
- Choose the “Change” option you see on the right side of the wi-fi network on the Alexa app.
- Follow the commands given by the Alexa app and it will guide you and help you in connecting your Alexa to the wifi network by selecting the correct wifi network and entering an accurate wifi password.
In simple words, Go to The “Devices” menu of the “Amazon Alexa app” and Select the “Echo & Alexa” menu by tapping on it. Now Choose your Amazon Alexa device to get it online from offline status, and connect your Amazon Alexa to wifi by selecting your wifi network & entering its password.
How To Fix Alexa when it won’t connect to Wi-Fi?
If your Alexa is not connecting to the WiFi, Then, you can restart it along with its connected smart home devices, check its wifi password, change your Router’s settings, change your wi fi settings or factory reset your Amazon Alexa to fix this issue.
- Restart your Alexa and Router after unplugging both from the electric source and plug them back after a minute.
- Perform every step of the Echo Setup very carefully and accurately.
- You have to check that the password for your wifi (wireless) network is correctly entered and it’s case sensitive too.
- Connect your Alexa to the selected router, if you have multiple routers at your place.
- You will need to locate your Alexa enabled device near your wifi router device. If you do that, then, it will receive sufficient signal strength, internet connectivity and will work well.
- If you have changed the password of your Alexa and forgot to update the wi fi password. Then, you can do so by going to the Alexa settings >> Wifi option >> following the commands you see on your Alexa Application.
- If your internet (wifi) network is hidden for some reason, then unhide it so that your Alexa could connect and function well with it.
- In case you have connected a wifi extender with your router. Then, we would advise you to remove it and connect your modem to the Alexa directly. It will boost the signals of the router to improve the functions of your Amazon Echo.
- You can also upgrade your Alexa app to the latest version available. Because the latest versions are always improved and troubleshoots a lot of network-related issues itself.
- If you have tried everything, then you have no way but to restore your Alexa device’s settings to the factory defaults.
- To do that, you will need to hit and hold the mic button + sound down button. When you do that, Then, the light ring of your Amazon Alexa will first turn orange in color. Then it will turn to blue color.
Connect Alexa To Wifi Without App
If you want to connect your Alexa device with the Wireless Internet network without using Alexa App. Then, you will need to have an active and fast internet network. Your Alexa Device always connects and works well with dual bandwidth internet router devices.
It does not support any bandwidth other than that. Your smartphone should also be connected with that internet network. You will simply need to follow a few simple steps, which we will mention before you below.
How To Connect Alexa To Wifi Without App
- Just go to the Settings menu of your Phone.
- Alternatively, you can also swipe downwards on your smartphone screen and tap on the Settings wheel available in the right-hand side top corner.
- Now, when you reach towards the Settings menu. Then, click or tap upon the Network menu available there.
- Now, you will see the list of all available internet networks. You can select your wifi network and connect to it by entering its password.
- If in case, This dropdown list doesn’t show you your wifi network. Then, you can rescan or refresh this list so that a newer wifi network could show up there.
- That is how you can connect your Alexa device to the wifi internet without using the Alexa app.
How Can I Change The Wi-Fi of my Amazon Alexa?
If you are using the Alexa device at your home. You must know that it functions and operates with the help of the Alexa App and an efficient internet network. Without these two things, Alexa will not be able to perform all of its functions and works. We think that you must know about how you can easily reset or change the wifi network when you use it with your Alexa device after connecting your Alexa with the wifi network.
- Launch or open the Alexa App on any of your smartphones, if you haven’t downloaded it yet.
- Then download it and sign in to it using your Amazon account login credentials.
- After opening it, you will see a ” Devices” tab at the bottom of your smartphone screen on the right side.
- Now, simply tap upon the “Echo and Alexa” option/icon.
- Tap on the ” Change” option you see next to the “Wifi network” option.
- Now, the Alexa App screen will ask you to confirm if your Amazon echo is powered on and Alexa orange light is visible on it. Confirm that by pressing/tapping upon the “Yes” option if it is visible.
- If an orange light is not visible to you, press and hold on the ( Dot ) Action button you have on your Echo. Press and hold it for a minimum of 10 seconds and release. It’s also done for the echo dot reset.
- At this point, your Alexa device will move to the setup mode. An orange light will come upon it again. After that, Choose your wifi network from the list of wifi networks it shows you. Enter its password to connect with your chosen wifi network.