How to Install / Setup an Amazon Echo - Alexa-Enabled (via iOS)

Amazon Echo - Alexa-Enabled
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START HOW-TO

Step 1

  • Plug the included power adapter into Echo and then into a power outlet.
     
  • A blue light ring will begin to spin around the top.

Step 2

  • Open the 'App Store' on your mobile device.

Step 3

  • Search for 'amazon alexa' and download the 'Amazon Alexa' app.

Step 4

  • Open the 'Amazon Alexa App'.

Step 5

  • Tap on 'Login'.

Step 6

  • Sign in with your Amazon.com account.
     
  • In case you do not have an Amazon.com account, you can register one by clicking here.

Step 7

  • The light ring on your Echo should have changed from blue to orange by now.
     
  • It may happen that the light ring does not change to orange on its own.

    In that case press and hold the Action Button for five seconds.

    The light ring will change to orange.

Step 8

  • When your Echo's light ring is orange, tap on 'Continue'.

Step 9

  • The 'Amazon Alexa App' will indicate that you need to connect your iPhone to your Echo.

Step 10

  • Open 'Settings'.

Step 11

  • Tap on 'Wi-Fi'.

Step 12

  • Connect with the Wi-Fi network 'Amazon-XXX'.

Step 13

  • When you now open the 'Amazon Alexa App', it will show your iPhone is 'Connected to Echo'.
     
  • Tap on 'Continue'.

Step 14

  • Select your Wi-Fi network.

Step 15

  • Input your Wi-Fi password and tap on 'Connect'.

Step 16

  • After a few minutes the 'Amazon Alexa' app will indicate 'Setup Complete, Echo is now connected to Wi-Fi'.
     
  • Tap on 'Continue'.

Step 17

  • You will be shown a short video and several use cases to walk you through some basics to help get you started.
     
  • Once you have gone through the 'Intro to Echo', click on 'Go to Home'.

Step 18

  • Have fun!
     
  • You may be shown some starting tips with how to use your Echo.
     
  • Suggestions to try:
    "Alexa, play Michael Jackson"
    "Alexa, what's the forecast this weekend?"
    "Alexa, set the alarm for 7 a.m."
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