What Do The Colors On Alexa Mean?
- Randall Mullins
Adam Molina / Android Authority The light ring is one of the most iconic elements of Amazon’s Echo speakers, But as you’re probably aware, it’s doesn’t exist just for entertainment. Here’s what the different colors of Alexa’s rings mean. Read more: How to use Amazon Alexa QUICK ANSWER Blue means your Echo is listening to or responding to a voice command.
Yellow is a message, reminder, or notification alert, green is a call or Drop In, and purple (usually) indicates Do Not Disturb mode. White signals volume changes or Alexa Guard switching to Away mode. Orange means a device is in setup mode or trying to connect to the internet. Red means that microphones and/or a camera are deactivated, or that an Echo can’t access the internet.
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What do Alexa’s colored rings mean? Can you turn off Alexa’s light ring?
What does it mean when Alexa is purple?
Alexa lights up purple (Do not disturb mode) 🟣 – The purple ring means that Alexa is in Do not Disturb mode, Do not disturb mode is popular because it suspends all notifications, including emails and active calls, for a set period of time. You can switch to do not disturb mode by:
Via voice command: “Alexa, turn on do not disturb”. You can cancel the mode again by saying “Alexa, deactivate do not disturb”.
Or activate the “Do not disturb mode” via the Alexa app.
Why is Alexa glowing green on and off?
A spinning or flashing green light on your Echo device means there’s an incoming call or an active call or an active Drop In.
What does it mean when Alexa lights up red?
Enable Your Echo Microphone – It’s an easy fix to get your microphone set back up with your Amazon Echo. A microphone button is located on the top of the Echo that you can press to enable and disable the feature. If the microphone has been disabled in this way, the button will also be lit up with a red light.
How many colors does Alexa have?
- Smart Home
Alexa smart light colors come in 123 different shades and hues. Using your voice or the Alexa mobile app, you can use Amazon’s voice assistant to change the colors of most of the best smart light bulbs around. If you know how to use Alexa and all the best Alexa skills for your smart home, you have probably figured out you can change the color of your Philips Hue lights, TP-Link bulbs or any smart lights that support millions of colors.
- The colors you can request of Alexa go far beyond your basic blue, green, yellow and red, though.
- In fact there are 123 unique colors Alexa knows.
- Some of the names might be difficult to recall off-hand, but if you love the look of Cornflower purple or Olive yellow, you’ll likely learn to remember them.
And if you can’t commit them to memory (we get it, the options are exhaustive) you can always check back on this guide for a complete list of all the Alexa colors. With one of the best smart speakers with Alexa (a.k.a one of the best Alexa speakers ), you can simply holler for your lights change.