The Alexa enabled Amazon device is everywhere right now, and it is available in different variants from OG Echo to the Echo Show. And the range of Alexa enabled devices shows that Amazon has something from everyone. There’s even the Echo Look if you live in the US though people who are living across the pond might have wait a bit longer to get their hands on this specific device.
But the point is – it’s everywhere! If you are not living under a rock, you would probably have one of these at your home as well, and if you do, you would definitely know that Wi-Fi and Bluetooth woes are some of the chief issues that the Amazon Echo buyers have to deal with. We have had so many people complain that Amazon Echo is not connecting to Bluetooth or it is having trouble connecting to the internet.
Thankfully, there is a solution to the problem and if the Amazon Echo is unable to connect to the internet, then keep reading to know how to fix the problem. Here, in the article, we are sharing some tips and tricks to help to get rid of your Wi-Fi woes forever.
First of all, if your Amazon Echo won’t connect to the Wi-Fi, you need to ensure that you are using dual-band Wi-Fi (2.4 GHz/5 GHz) networks that use 802.11a/b/g/n standard because of the compatibility issue.
Test Your Wi-Fi Network
* Restart your modem and router.
* Restart your Alexa-enabled device.
* Reset your Alexa-enabled device to factory settings to see if it connects.
* Ensure that your Wi-Fi password is correct and up-to-date if you have happened to change it recently. Confirm it by trying to connect to any other device with the same password.
* Try updating the firmware on your modem and/or router.
Reduce Wi-Fi Congestion
If the Amazon Echo is not connecting to Wi-Fi, you may be experiencing congestion on your network. If you are using your Wi-Fi on multiple devices such as phones, laptops, TVs, and more, you may have your Wi-Fi connectivity troubles.
* Turn off the devices you are not utilizing to free up the bandwidth.
* Try to place your Amazon Echo closer to your router.
* Move your Amazon device away from plausible interference’s like baby monitors or microwaves.
If you are still struggling to connect your Amazon Echo to the Wi-Fi, you may want to get in touch with the Amazon’s customer support service.