Why Amazon Echo Not Connecting To Wi-fi?

Amazon Echo Not Connecting To Wi-fi

When you say “Alexa, turn on the lights,” you won’t get any response but a spinning orange light. This is an indication that your Amazon Echo is having issues connecting to Wi-Fi. Unfortunately, this is too common and Amazon Echo Not Connecting To Wi-fi issue can be fixed by following the below mentioned steps.

What’s causing the Wi-Fi problem on Amazon Echo: 

  • If your Echo device is not connecting to Wi-Fi, find the reason for it. For instance, see if your Echo device is too far from your router.
  • Ensure that your router is working properly. Once you identify what’s blocking your Echo device from connecting to your network, you can begin to fix the issue to reconnect Echo to Wi-Fi.
  • To fix the Wi-Fi connection issue, you can also try unplugging Echo from the power source for at least 3 seconds and then plug it back in.

Steps to fix the Amazon Echo Wi-Fi connection issue:

  • Your speaker needs to be within 30 feet from your router. Try placing it in the same room where your router is so that the signal will be much stronger.
  • Your Amazon Echo should be kept away from the microwave devices that may cause interference to the Wi-Fi signals.
  • Cross-check with other devices, such as PCs, laptops, and smartphones, that your router signals are working properly.
  • You can connect your Amazon Echo device to the 5GHz network instead of the 2.4GHz network.

Resetting Amazon Echo:

  • If Amazon Echo is still not connecting to your Wi-Fi, you will need to reset the speaker. However, it would help if you keep in mind that factory resetting will completely erase all your data.
  • But this shouldn’t be a concern if it’s a new device that you are setting up.
  • Finally, if nothing works out for you, you can contact your Internet provider if the problem is due to the network connection.
  • For more assistance to fix the Amazon Echo Not Connecting To Wi-fi issue, contact our support team.