How Does Amazon Echo Dot Work

How Does Amazon Echo Dot Work
  • Amazon Echo Dot is a smart speaker, and it is the smaller version of Amazon Echo. This device provides access to the Alexa (virtual assistance of Amazon). You can perform the following functions on Echo Dot using the Alexa feature.
  • Play music
  • Create shopping lists
  • Get weather update and so on
  • One of the drawback of the Amazon Echo Dot device is, it does not have a good built-in speaker when compared to Amazon Echo. In this case, you have to connect the device to an external speaker. Let's see how Does Amazon Echo Dot Work

Key features:

  • Smaller in size: the size of a hockey puck.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth
  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • One of the main advantages of the Amazon Echo Dot device is its size. This device performs various functions listening to the user commands. By default, this device is waked up by the word ‘Alexa,’ and it records everything that you say after this word.
  • The records of this device can be viewed either from your Amazon account or using the Amazon Alexa application.
  • If needed, you can delete these records at any time.
  • At the top, the Amazon Echo Dot device has four buttons. The plus and minus buttons help to control the volume. The white dot button is used to activate Alexa. To enable or disable the microphone, the button with a circle and line can be used.
  • Before using the Amazon Echo Dot device, perform the steps mentioned below to set it up.
  • Go to your Android mobile phone, navigate to the Play Store application, and search for the Amazon Alexa application.
  • From the search result, choose the Amazon Alexa app and tap Install.
  • After installing the app, tap the Open option. This will launch the installed app on the Android mobile phone.
  • If it prompts for permission, grant the access. Navigate to the Settings menu at the upper-left corner of the screen.
  • Tap the Add Device option and select the Amazon Echo option, followed by the Echo Dot option.
  • Connect the Amazon Alexa Echo Dot to the power source.
  • Proceed with the instructions displayed on the Android mobile phone to finish the setup.
  • Say ‘Alexa’ followed by the command. The Amazon Echo Dot device will listen to the command and perform the required action. Now we have seen how Does Amazon Echo Dot Work