To get most of your Echo smart speakers, you need to complete the Echo Dot setup for your device. So, if you all set to yell upon your shiny new gadget, read this post and follow the provided instructions. Here, we are going to walk you through the setup so that your Echo Dot device can share the most beautiful smart experience with you.
Echo Dot is a smart speaker by Amazon, this speaker works on Artificial intelligence. Using the Echo Dot device, you can have the voice interaction, set to-do list, play music, Stream podcast, and get the weather forecast and news updates. Once you complete the Echo Dot setup, you can command Alexa using the voice commands and get all the tasks done easily. So whether you want to order a pizza or nook a taxi, you can do everything with the Echo Dot device.
Echo Dot Setup: Guidelines To Follow
- Download the Alexa app on your smartphone. You can download it by visiting the supported play store on your device.
- Once the app is downloaded, you need to login to it using the Amazon username and password.
Important: If you do not have an Amazon account, you need to create the one now. Without an Amazon account, you cannot use the smart services offered by Alexa.
- Now, you need to click on the ‘Add device’ option.
- Choose the ‘Amazon Echo’ from the list.
- Now, select the ‘Echo Dot’ device.
- Plugin your device and follow the on-screen guidelines to complete the task.
This way, you can connect the Echo Dot device and complete the setup. Once your device setup is successfully complete, you can enable a number of smart skills and use the services offered by the Echo Alexa.
You can customize the Echo Dot as per your need once your setup is completed. This means, you can change the default music service to Spotify, Pandora, etc, you can Integrate your calendar or email from Google, Apple, Outlook, or Microsoft. You can also make a phone call, Edit the history, create the family room, and do a lot more other tasks just with the voice input. So, customize the settings as per your need and have the best experience of using the Echo Dot services.
You can also add some skills to Alexa like you can check the weather updates, play a game, set the device to workout, and much more. Just make sure that your device is connected to the power supply and have active internet access to do all this.
Use the Wake Word
To give a command to your device after the Echo Dot Setup, you need to use the Wake word before your command. By default the Wake word is Alexa. For example: If you want to turn off the lights, you can say “Alexa, Turn off the lights”. You can change this wake word to Amazon, Computer, or other available options from the settings menu in the Alexa app.