Smart speakers owe all their smartness to their WiFi connection. In the case of Amazon Echo, you have to know how to connect Alexa to WiFi in order to make the most out of it. You can easily connect your Amazon Echo speaker to the internet using the Alexa app on your smartphone.
I have an Amazon Echo Dot, and it flashes a red light when it has trouble connecting to the internet. When that happens, you’ll have to manually connect your Alexa to WiFi again. This method works fine with my speaker, so it will be pretty much the same for your Alexa Echo Dot or any other Alexa speakers.
How To Connect Echo Dot To WiFi
How To Set Up Amazon Echo
If you’ve just purchased an Amazon Echo speaker, you can go through our detailed work on how to set up Amazon Echo. Here, we’ve covered what Echo and Alexa are, how to set up Echo, Amazon Echo configurations, and how to use Echo and Alexa commands.
Bonus: How To Connect Alexa To Laptop Via Bluetooth
You can use Alexa as a Bluetooth speaker with practically any device that is Bluetooth enabled. Once you set up Alexa, say “Alexa, turn on Bluetooth pairing,” and it will start scanning for nearby Bluetooth devices.
Turn on Bluetooth on your phone/laptop and look for your Echo speaker. Tap on it to pair, and you can now use your Echo as a Bluetooth speaker when streaming Netflix from your phone or laptop. Since Alexa and Apple Music integration seems like a distant dream, for now, this is one way to listen to your Apple Music playlists on your Alexa speakers.