How to Change WiFi on Alexa

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Alexa is the AI tech owned by Amazon, and it serves as a virtual assistant. Keeping it connected to WiFi is key, and knowing how to change WiFi on Alexa devices is important.

Alexa has emerged to become a huge success in recent years, and while others are available on the market, Alexa is still supreme. The company has integrated it on various devices, including the Echo, Echo Dot, and Show.

These products have revolutionized the smart home industry as they are altering the lives of their users. And the devices only rely on Wi-Fi connectivity – not needing any Ethernet link. 

Change WiFi on Alexa devices

The steps we will provide here work well for various devices that run using Alexa. These include the likes of Dot 1, Dot 2, Dot 3, Echo 1, Echo 2, and Tap. 



Plugging the speaker in

If it’s not already on, before you do anything, you must plug your device into a power source and boot it up.

This way, you can access all the device’s network settings.



Opening the Alexa app

These steps can be easily performed using a smart phone which has the Alexa app.

Just pop it open and go to the Menu Control on your screen’s left side. You need to locate Settings and then Help & Feedback.



Adjust the Settings

As you tap on Settings, the Settings menu for your device will open.

The screen will show all speakers you have already set up on this account.



Setting up a new speaker with Alexa

Now open Settings and look for the “Set up new device” option.

Then, after tapping it, you need to tap on “Choose a device to set up.”

Ater that, choose the speaker model you want to set up and proceed.



Connecting to Wi-Fi

The screen will show that you must “wait for the orange light.”

After that, you must tap on the Continue button at the bottom of your screen. Once the orange light starts glowing, you can proceed further.

You will be asked to connect your device to the speaker on the new screen. And from there, you can establish your new Wi-Fi network.



A linked device to the speaker

Now you have to link your device to the speaker, so you need to go to the device settings and find the Wi-Fi settings.

You will be able to see the Amazon-XXX connection option will be working in setup mode.



Configuring Amazon-XXX

This network is unsecured, so you don’t need a password to connect with it.

So, your speaker will confirm that you have linked to it.



Connecting the Alexa app and changing the Wi-Fi network

In the end, you need to connect your Alexa app and change your Wi-Fi network.

And after that, you need to check the setup.


it’s not that difficult to change WiFi on Alexa devices. It involves a few steps that you can conveniently execute and make your device and entire network more secure. 

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