Is it the first time you are using Alexa? If yes then Congratulations, you are about to have some amazing experiences. Alexa will obey every command you give.

She will answer every question of yours, will play the radio, will give you the weather forecast and so on. 

So if you want to setup your Alexa on Amazon echo then follow these easy and quick steps.


  • First, you need to connect your Echo’s power supply
  • Then, Install the Amazon Alexa app on your phone
  • Now, Tap the Devices icon, and then the + symbol
  • Follow, the on-screen instructions to connect the Echo to your Wi-Fi network and then enter its password
  • Now, Alexa is ready for you to enable skills.


After completing the setup process there are more things you need to know. Like privacy, setting, factory setting and many more. So we will give you some of the information for your general knowledge.


How do I connect Alexa to Wi-Fi?

  • First you need to open the Alexa app, and go to the left navigation panel.
  • Then, go to the settings.
  • Now you need to select and set up a new device.
  • Go to your Echo device then press and hold the Action button till the ring light convert to Orange.
  • Your device is now connected to the Echo. There will be a list of available network will appear in the app
  • Now select the network and enter the home network password if it is required. 
  • If you are unable to see the WiFi network then scroll down and select ‘Add a network’ or Rescan.
  • Now select connect. So you will get a confirmation message.


The difference between Amazon Echo, Echo Dot and Echo Plus?

  • It is great for adding Alexa to other rooms. The Amazon Echo dot is a more compact device and shorter.
  • Just like the Echo and Echo plus, Echo dot doesn’t have the Dolby audio. It also offers more colors than Echo. 
  • Echo plus can add a new dimension with its built-in ZigBee hub, it controls your other compatible smart home device.


How do I restore factory settings on Amazon devices?

To reset your Echo Dot to factory settings follow these steps

  • First, you have to press and hold the Action button for 25 seconds.
  • The ring light of the device will turn orange and will start to pulse.
  • Now the ring light turns blue and back to orange. It is a signal that you are back at the setup.



When you want to give your device to someone else, you can also use this trick to reset it. 



We have explained to you about ‘How You Can Setup An Alexa’ and many more. If you have an Echo show then the setup process will be different from this. If you have any doubt then contact us.