How To Connect Iphone To Alexa Dot?
- Randall Mullins
Use the Alexa app to pair your phone or Bluetooth speaker with your Echo Device.
- Put your Bluetooth device in pairing mode.
- Open the Alexa app.
- Select Devices.
- Select Echo & Alexa.
- Select your device.
- Select Bluetooth Devices, and then Pair A New Device.
How to connect Alexa to iPhone?
Connecting via Bluetooth – If you don’t want to communicate via a Wi-Fi connection, you can use Bluetooth to connect to Echo Dot. As we know, Bluetooth actions are not so robust, so re connecting it via Bluetooth. First, you have to disconnect it from other devices. Follow these steps to connect the two devices:
First, you need to open the Alexa app. Once you have opened Alexa app on your iPhone, then tap on the menu icon at the top left corner of the screen. Tap on “Settings”. Select your Echo Dot from the menu as it appears there. Now Tap on “Bluetooth”. There is an option “Pair a New Device”. Tap on this to put your Echo Dot in the pairing mode.
You have connected Echo Dot with Bluetooth yet. now you have to activate Bluetooth pairing on your iPhone as well:
open iPhone and go to the settings. Turn the Bluetooth on, and it will automatically turn into pairing mode. A list of devices will be shown in the list below. You will find Echo Dot there as well.
Note if you can’t find the Echo Dot in the devices list, place the Echo Dot close to the device and wait for a few seconds. Once Echo Dot appears. Tap on it to connect.
How to connect Echo Dot to iPhone?
Connecting to Echo Dot with the Alexa App – With the Alexa App ready, you can proceed to pair your iPhone with Echo Dot:
First, open the Alexa app.Tap the “Devices” icon in the lower right corner.Tap the “Plus” sign in the top right corner.Tap “Add Device”.Tap the “Amazon Echo” icon.Tap “Echo Dot”.Tap the right generation of your Echo Dot.
Now it’s time to turn on your Echo Dot:
Connect it to the power outlet.The device will power up.Wait until the blue light ring turns orange. That’s the sign Echo Dot entered the Setup Mode.Now the Echo Dot image should appear on your iPhone. Tap it.
Next, you need to set the Wi-Fi connection:
Go to the Wi-Fi settings on your iPhone.Find your Echo Dot in the list of available networks. The name should start with “Amazon”.Go back to the Alexa app.Tap “Continue” on the screen with the message “Continue Echo Dot Setup”.The app will enter its Wi-Fi settings, listing the available networks.Tap the network you want your Echo Dot to connect to.If required, enter the Wi-Fi password.
The final steps:
When asked if you want to use an external speaker with Echo Dot, tap “Skip” if you’ll use the Echo Dot’s own speaker. Of course, you can add the external speaker later.As the final step, select one of the rooms defined in your household where you’ll keep your Echo Dot. If needed, you can create a new room from this menu.
Can you connect an iPhone to an Echo speaker?
How to Connect Alexa to Your iPhone – Your iPhone will connect to multiple Echo devices as long as you state the right phrase. Make sure you are standing close enough to the Echo for all connections to be made.
Say “Alexa, turn on Bluetooth” Select Settings on your iPhone Choose Bluetooth Select your Amazon Echo device
Your Echo device will talk to you throughout the process letting you know when it is searching for other devices and when it has connected with your iPhone. You will need to make sure your Echo is connected to Wi-Fi before pairing it with your phone. Once you have the two devices connected, you can play any audio from your iPhone and it will come out through the Echo just like any other Bluetooth speaker.
How do I stop Alexa from playing on my phone?
How to Control Your Playback – Even though you are connected to an Echo device, all your main controls like playing, pausing, and skipping audio still work on your iPhone. The added feature is that now you can use all the same controls but through the Echo device.
- Tell the virtual assistant Alexa to pause, play, and skip and your audio will react accordingly.
- The only problem is when you want to play a specific song out of order or change which application you want to use.
- If you verbally tell Echo to play a specific song it will disconnect your iPhone and use the default music player.
You’ll have to make these changes manually on your phone or use the built-in Apple voice assistant, Siri, to help you complete the actions.
Is Alexa compatible with iPhone?
- Your iPhone is paired with an Alexa -compatible device
- You’ve downloaded the Amazon Alexa app
- You have an active Apple Music subscription.
Can Alexa work with iPhone?
You can download the Alexa app on your iPhone and use the virtual assistant just like you would Siri. The Alexa app for iPhone can be used with or without an Amazon smart speaker. To set up, download the app and follow the on-screen prompts to teach Alexa your voice.