How To Use Amazon Echo

Where Can I Put This Thing?

You need to know How To Use Amazon Echo properly, and we will go over all that here. Placing your device is important. You want to make sure you place your Amazon Echo at least 8 inches from walls or windows. That way Amazon Echo does not pick up any sounds from neighbors or outside noises, as this device does have a long listening range. You can place Amazon Echo pretty much anywhere. Your kitchen, living room or your bedroom. Learning how to  use Amazon Echo will help prevent having to troubleshoot when you think you have it up and going the way it should be.  Lets go a little deep on How To Use Your Amazon Echo.

 How Do You Use The Amazon Echo?

Having His Amazon Light Near His Window Would Be Ok Since You Can Tell There Is No Outside Noise

What Do These Darn Light’s Mean On Top?
When you get everything set up and you have your Echo turned on, you will notice that it has a light ring on top.  These light rings have different colors depending on what is going on.  I will break that down for you here.

How To Use Amazon Echo

  • Solid Blue Lights/Spinning Cyan Lights
    Means Your Echo Is Powering Up
  • All Lights Off
    This Means Your Echo Is Waiting For Your Command
  • Blue And the Color Cyan Pointing Your Way
    This Means Your Command Is Being Processed
  • Spinning Light/Orange Colored
    Your Echo Is Currently Connecting To The Wifi
  • Solid Red Lights
    This Means You Have Turned Off The Microphone On Top
  • White Lights
    Adjusting The Volume Will Bring This Color
  • Constant Violet Color
    This Means There Is A Error Connecting To The Wifi

The video above gives you a quick set up.  If this is not enough for you then I have put together a detailed page on how to do the following:

  • Connect To Wifi
  • Pairing Up Your Mobile Phone To Your Echo
  • Using Voice Control For Paired Devices
  • How To Pair Up Your Remote

Click Here For More Connectivity Help

Amazon Echo Audio Services

As you know by now, you can listen to music from:

  • Amazon Music
  • Prime Music
  • Pandora
  • TuneIn
  • IHeartRadio
  • Audible

Gaining access to your music with the Amazon Echo is easy once you have registered your Echo to your Amazon account via the Amazon Music Library and Audiobooks in your Audible Library.  If you have opted into the Amazon Prime Music you will also have the options to have access to Stations playlists and millions of free songs.

There are some of us that would rather play our personal music that we already have on our PC’s, Mac’s, Laptops, and so forth.  This is easy with the upload feature.  You can upload 250 songs for free within your Amazon Music Library.

Learn Here How To Upload Your Music

Already have an account with Pandora or IHeartRadio?  You can link these accounts to your New Echo to create and listen to your favorite radio stations!

Here’s How:

  • Within your Alexa app, access the left navigation panel.
  • Select settings then music and media
  • Select the link to Pandora or IHeartRadio and you are good to go.

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