How to connect Amazon Echo to WiFi

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Amazon Echo PlusLearn how to connect your Amazon Echo digital assistant to your Shaw in-home WiFi.
 

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This article applies to Amazon Echo, Dot, Spot, and Show, but should also be applicable to most third-party devices supporting Amazon Alexa. Please note that imported Echo devices may not work properly in Canada.

                   

 

How to connect Amazon Echo to in-home WiFi

Before you begin:

  • Plug your Echo into a power outlet.
  • Open the Alexa app.

 

  1. In the Alexa app, select Settings from the left navigation panel.
  2. Select Set up a new device.
  3. Press and hold the Action button on your Echo until the light ring turns orange. Your phone or tablet will then connect to your Echo.
  4. The Alexa app will show you a list of available WiFi networks.
  5. Select your Shaw in-home WiFi network. The name of your Shaw WiFi network can be found on the white sticker on your modem.
  6. Enter the network password. Your password can also be found on the white sticker on your modem.
    • If your Shaw WiFi network is not visible, scroll down and tap Rescan.
  7. Tap Connect to connect your Echo to your Shaw WiFi network. You will see a confirmation message, and your Echo will be ready to use.

Related: How to connect Amazon Fire Stick to WiFi

Note:

 

*If you have customized your network name (SSID) and password and can no longer remember the login credentials you will need to restore your Wireless Modem to the default settings. 

                      

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