REGISTER AND SETUP ALEXA ECHO WIFI NETWORK
SETTING UP THE ECHO DOT BEGINS WITH TWO THINGS:
1. Plug the Echo into a power outlet 2. Open the Alexa App. It is not possible to connect ECHO to ad-hoc(peerto-peer) networks. Setting Up the Echo Dot is facilitated by connection to dual-band WiFi (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz) networks that work with the 802.11 a/g/b/n standard.
The first step, Go to the Alexa application, click on the left navigation panel and select Settings.
2. Click on your device name and then click on the Update WiFi button. Click on Set up a new device in case you are adding a new service.
3. On the Echo device, the Action button has to be held and pressed until the light ring changes to orange color. This will make your mobile device connect with the Echo device. You will see the list of WiFi networks available that will help Connect Echo Dot to Wi-Fi.
Note: The app may indicate you to connect the mobile device to the Echo device manually by using Wi-Fi settings.
4. Click on the Wi-Fi network and enter the network password. In case your Wi-Fi network is not shown in the options, then click on Add A Network or Rescan.
a. MAC Address: If you wish to add the Alexa device to the list of approved devices, you need to scroll down the screen until the MAC Address is shown.
Optional: Save the Wi-Fi Password- During the set-up process, any Wi-Fi passwords that are saved will appear automatically when a connection is made between a new Alexa device to the same Wi-Fi. Even if a switch between networks is made, the password of the Wi-Fi is remembered. For more information on this topic, go to Saving your Wi-Fi password to Amazon FAQs.
a. Optional- Connecting to a public network- In case you need to Connect Echo Dot to Wi-Fi using a public network, you must enter any required information that needs the web browser to sign in like a hotel or a school. This information might relate to accepting the conditions for using that network, pre-shared password, just a button or the room number. The information that you enter cannot be saved to Amazon. In case more information on this topic is required, the network owner needs to be contacted. 5. Select Connect: After a connection to the Wi-Fi is enabled, You will receive a confirmation message in the application. This indicates that Alexa is now ready to use.