How To Connect Alexa To Hotspot?
- Randall Mullins
Connect Echo to Hotspot –
Once you have met the above requirements, follow the steps mentioned below carefully to, Step 1: Plug in the Echo and make sure you have a working internet connection on your phone. Step 2: Open the hotspot settings on your mobile device and note down the hotspot name and password.
Note: Step 3: Open the Alexa app on your phone and tap on Devices at the bottom. Step 4: Tap on Echo & Alexa followed by your Echo device name. Step 5: Tap on Change next to Wi-Fi Network. Tip: Step 6: The app will take you to the Echo Wi-Fi setup page. Tap on Continue. We are assuming you have already set up Echo, so the orange light as mentioned on the screen won’t appear. Therefore, tap on the Don’t see the orange light ring option. Step 7: Hold the action button on your Echo for at least ten seconds until orange light appears, then press Continue on the mobile app.
- Alexa will announce that it is in setup mode.
- Step 8: You will be taken to the Manually connect to Echo page.
- As mentioned on the screen, go to the Wi-Fi settings on your device and connect to the Amazon network.
- You will receive a notification saying Wi-Fi has no internet connection.
- Tap on it followed by tapping Yes in the popup to stay connected.
Be careful in this step for you might, Step 9: Now go back to the Alexa app and tap on Continue. Step 10: The app will take you to the Wi-Fi Selection screen. Scroll down and tap on Use this device as a Wi-Fi hotspot. Step 11: Enter the hotspot details that you saved in step two and press Connect.
Alexa will announce that she is ready to connect. You might be asked to update the app. For that tap on Go to the app store. In my case, the app was of the latest version yet I got the option to update, but then I was directly taken to the above screen to enter hotspot details. Step 12: Go to the hotspot settings of your phone and enable it.
Alexa will announce that she is trying to connect. Stay on the hotspot settings page until Alexa confirms that the connection is successful. Step 13: Return to the Alexa app to finish the setup. Tap on Continue to complete the process. Note: Have patience for it may take around 1-2 minutes for Alexa to finish setup.
Can I connect Alexa with mobile hotspot?
Go to the settings menu on your phone, and search for a Wi-Fi hotspot. Copy the network name and hotspot password. Open the Alexa app. Select Devices.
Can I connect Alexa device without Wi-Fi?
Does the Echo Dot Use Wi-Fi All the Time? – The Echo Dot relies on an internet connection to perform most of its features and functions. Without Wi-Fi, Alexa and the Echo Dot can’t access or use Spotify, Google, or any other app. However, know that the Echo Dot will only use Wi-Fi when it needs access to retrieve or send data. For example:
- Alexa will use Wi-Fi when you give it a command.
- Alexa will not use Wi-Fi when it’s idle.
- Alexa needs Wi-Fi when you ask it to access an app or platform.
- If you’re not currently using Alexa, it won’t be using the Wi-Fi.
Can you connect to Alexa with Bluetooth?
Connect your phone to Echo and Alexa over Bluetooth – If you don’t want to have to talk to Alexa to hear music through your Echo smart speaker or Alexa-compatible speaker, there’s the option to simply connect over Bluetooth and handle tunes through your phone’s app manually.1.
Start with your iOS or Android smartphone or tablet.2. Go to Settings and open the Bluetooth menu – ensuring Bluetooth is turned on and the device is in the vicinity of your Amazon Echo.3. Say, “Alexa, pair”. Doing so will see Alexa enter pairing mode and search for nearby Bluetooth-enabled devices.4. If this is the first time you’re pairing the two, look for the Echo speaker in the list of the new device (usually located at the bottom of the Bluetooth settings menu of your iOS or Android device).5.
Once the two have established a connection, the Echo device will appear in the Bluetooth connections list on a phone or tablet. This allows you to manually connect over Bluetooth in the settings menu – or, alternatively, you can say, “Alexa, pair ” to reinstate the connection.6.
How do I put Alexa in Bluetooth mode?
Pair your Echo speaker with a Bluetooth-enabled device. – To use your Echo device as a Bluetooth speaker for your smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth-enabled device, follow the below steps.
Ensure your device is in range of your Echo speaker. Disconnect any existing Bluetooth connections with the command, “Alexa, disconnect.” Set your smartphone, tablet or other device to Bluetooth paring mode. Set your Echo device to pairing mode with the command, “Alexa, pair.” She’ll confirm with, “Searching” On your phone, tablet or other device, select your Echo speaker under Bluetooth settings. Alexa will announce the successful connection. Having configured the connection, you can reinitiate it any time the devices are in range, with Bluetooth, active by issuing the command, “Alexa, pair with ” or “Alexa, connect to,”
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