How to Pair / Connect / Link an Amazon Echo - Alexa-Enabled with a Voice Remote for Amazon Echo (via iOS)

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Amazon Alexa
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START HOW-TO

Step 1

  • PREREQUISITE
    This How-To assumes you have already successfully installed your Amazon Echo. If this is not the case, please shortly go through our How to Install an Amazon Echo (via iOS) guide.
     
  • Open the ‘Amazon Alexa App’.​

Step 2

  • Tap the ‘Menu Icon’ at the left top.

Step 3

  • ​In the left-sided menu scroll down and tap ‘Settings’.​

Step 4

  • ​Under the header Alexa Devices tap on your device name, most likely your device is called:

    [Your First Name]'s Echo

    In my case my device is called 'Chun's Echo'.

Step 5

  • ​Tap on 'Pair device remote'.

Step 6

  • ​Press and hold the Play button on the remote for five seconds.
     
  • Wait for confirmation that your remote has paired.
    It may take up to 40 seconds.

Step 7

  • ​Once your remote has successfully paired with your Echo, your Settings page will simply indicate:

    Connected to remote

Step 8

  • ​Have fun!
     
  • You can now execute voice commands via your Voice Remote by pushing the Microphone Button on your Voice Remote.
     
  • Whenever you push your Microphone Button on your Voice Remote your Echo's light ring will turn blue and will be ready to listen to your Voice Command.
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