How To Connect Alexa To WiFi

Alexa is the best digital assistant available in the market. It allows you to control & manage smart appliances in the house just by using your voice commands. But, before using the Alexa app on your Amazon Echo, It is important to connect Alexa to wifi internet network. Otherwise, you will not be able to Setup your Alexa device. You must have a few things ready before connecting echo to the wifi network and enjoy its amazing features.

  1. You need to have a fast wi-fi internet network constantly giving you the internet speed of 2 Mbps at least.
  2. Installed Alexa app on your phone.
  3. Amazon account is required for Alexa app login and connecting echo to wifi for completing the Alexa wifi setup.

Also Read : Setup echo tap

How do I connect Alexa to wifi?

It is compulsory to set wifi on an Alexa device and connect it to the wifi network. You can easily connect Alexa to wifi by following some simple instructions on your Alexa Echo app.

  1. First, Download & Install the Alexa application on the smartphone.
  2. Now, you have to plug-in your Alexa device to the power slot.
  3. After that, wait for a minute or two till the ring light indication of your Alexa device turns orange and takes your Amazon Echo into the Setup mode.
  4. However, if you see the ring light indication of your echo changing to purple except orange. In this case, press and hold your Alexa device’s action button for 10-12 seconds till its light indication turns into orange color and your echo dot’s offline issue is solved.
  5. Launch the Alexa app on the smartphone.
  6. Log in to the Alexa Echo app entering your Amazon account username and password.
  7. Now, Visit the “Devices” tab at the bottom of the Alexa app screen.
  8. Tap on the “+” sign at the right top of the Echo app.
  9. Now, tap on the ” Add device” option.
  10. Choose the “Amazon Echo” from the ” Which device you would like to set up “screen.
  11. Select the “Echo dot, Echo, Echo Plus & more” option from the list.
  12. Tap on the “Continue” button when you see the orange light on your Alexa Echo.
  13. Choose the “English” or your preferred language from the “Choose your language” screen.
  14. Turn on the GPS of your smartphone to share your location with the Alexa app for the Alexa wifi setup.
  15. Turn on the Bluetooth of your phone.
  16. Now, Connect the Alexa app to the Echo device you get on the screen.
  17. After that, choose your wifi internet network from the list of all active networks and enter its correct password.
  18. From there, the Alexa app will guide you by giving you the Setup instructions and complete the Alexa wifi setup.

Also Read: Download Alexa app for Windows 10 PC

How To connect Alexa to wifi

How to Connect Alexa to wifi without the app

You can easily connect your Alexa to wifi without an app from the Settings menu of your smartphone. An efficient wi-fi internet on your phone is a must to connect your Alexa to the internet.  That is why we have mentioned some easy steps below which could help you in connecting the Echo to the Internet without an app.

  1. Swipe down on your smartphone screen.
  2. Tap on the Settings wheel on the right side top corner of the screen.
  3. Now, tap on the “Network & Internet option.
  4. Long press the “Wi-Fi” option.
  5. Now, You will get a list of all available internet networks.
  6. Select your wifi network by tapping on its name.
  7. Enter your wifi network’s password accurately.
  8. Tap on the “Connect” option below to connect Alexa to wifi without an app.

Also Read : Echo Dot Setup

How to connect Alexa to wifi
Connect Alexa to wifi printer

How to connect alexa to wifi printer

Nowadays, You can easily connect your Alexa to wifi printer and print anything you want, just by giving it some voice instructions. You can easily operate and control your wifi printer from your Echo after connecting them with each other and the wifi internet. Your Amazon Echo notifies you when your printer has low ink levels.

Connect Echo to the wifi printer Automatically

  • Turn on both your Amazon Alexa device and printer.
  • Connect both of them to the same wifi internet network.
  • Say, Alexa, discover my printer. As you pass the voice command, both your Echo and printer will start a wifi connection process. But, if your Alexa won’t connect to wifi, Then, you can follow the below steps for manual echo printer wifi connection:
  1. Turn on your wifi printer by switching it on.
  2. Now, connect your printer to the wifi network.
  3. After that, Open & start the Alexa mobile application.
  4. Navigate towards the “Devices” tab.
  5. After that, press on the “Add device” option.
  6. Now, Choose the “Printer” option from the list.
  7. choose the name of the printer from the specific list to connect it with the wifi network and operate it from your Alexa Echo.

How to change wifi on Alexa

As you all know, that your Alexa desperately requires an efficient wifi internet network to operate. But, Sometimes, Echo does not work fine with its already connected Wifi Network due to its weak wifi signal strength. In that case, we have to change the wifi network connected with your Alexa and connect your Echo to a different internet network.

Follow are the steps to change Wifi on Alexa Devices:

  1. Start the Alexa app on your smartphone.
  2. Go to the “Devices” menu located at the bottom right corner.
  3. Choose the device. For example Echo, Echo dot, etc. and click on the “Echo and Alexa” symbol below.
  4. Select the “Wifi Network” option and tap on the “change” button.
  5. Now, the Echo app will ask you to check if your Echo is  showcasing an orange
  6. After getting into the pairing mode as stated by the orange light, your Alexa app
    will now begin to showcase to you a list of Wifi Networks.
  7. Select your preferred network to connect your Alexa.
  8. Input the network password.
  9. Hence, your Alexa is connected to the new Wi-Fi.
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