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How To Reset Alexa Device | Reset Echo Dot

When you are facing trouble with your Echo device, it is a must to know How To Reset Alexa. When we start using the Echo device, we may have to tackle several problems like Alexa Not Working, Alexa Not Responding, Alexa Won’t Connect To Wifi, Alexa Not Turning On TV, etc. 

To deal with all of these above-mentioned issues, one of the best ways is to reset the Echo device. 

Let us tell you that when you reset the Alexa-enabled device, all the information will be deleted from it. 

Apart from the Alexa Issues, several times people used to reset Alexa when they are going to sell their device to someone else. 

There are two ways by which you can completely Reset Echo Dot i.e factory reset with the Alexa app on your smart device or do it from the device itself. 

How To Reset Alexa: 1st Generation Echo Device

1. Locate The Reset Button

First, you need to find the reset button which is given near the base of the device. 

2. Press And Hold The Reset Button

With the help of a paper clip, press and hold the button until the light ring on the Echo will turn orange and then blue. 

3. Wait For A While

Now, you will have to wait for the light ring to turn off and then on again. The orange light ring on the Echo device means that your device is in setup mode now. 

4. Open Alexa App On Smartphone

Now, you will have to Connect Amazon Echo To Wifi and then register it to the Amazon account. 

Alexa Helpline

How To Reset Alexa:2nd Generation Echo Dot?

If you are having a 2nd generation Echo Dot at your place, you can try the step given below. Moving forward, let’s know How To Reset Alexa of the 2nd generation. 

  1. First, press and hold the microphone off and volume down button both at the same time for at least 20 seconds. Soon, the ring light of Alexa will turn orange. Wait for a while and the light ring will then turn to blue. 
  2. Have a little patience and the light ring on the Echo device will be turned off and then on again. When you see orange ring light, it means Setup Alexa mode is ON. 
  3. Make sure that you have already downloaded the Alexa app on your smartphone. Open the app, register it now if you haven’t registered it yet. Connect the Echo device to the wifi network. 

How To Reset Alexa: 3rd Generation Echo Dot

If you are having a 3rd generation Echo Dot, follow the steps given below to complete the reset process. 

  1. For about 30 seconds, press and hold the action button given on the Echo device until the light ring will turn to orange. Soon, the light ring on the Echo device will turn blue. 
  2. Have a little patience and the light ring on the Echo device will be turned off and then on again. When you see orange ring light, it means Alexa Setup mode is ON. 
  3. Make sure that you have already downloaded the Alexa app on your smartphone. Open the app, register it now if you haven’t registered it yet. Connect the Echo device to the wifi network. 

How To Reset Alexa Echo Show Quickly?

To reset the Echo show, here are the steps that you can follow: 

  1. Ask Alexa to go to the settings or swipe down from the top of the Echo Show screen and click on settings. 
  2. From the setting menu, select your device options. 
  3. Choose to select the option of “reset to factory defaults”. Make sure that you don’t click on “Reset To Factory Defaults” but hold on to smart home device connections, in case you are getting rid of your Echo show. 

How To Reset An Echo Speaker Via Alexa App?

  1. If you want to reset the Echo speaker, you need to download and install the Alexa app on your smartphone. 
  2. Open the Alexa app and then click on the “Devices” tab given in the lower right corner. 
  3. Choose “Echo & Alexa”. 
  4. Now, you will have to select the Alexa or the Echo device that you need to reset. 
  5. Go to the line that is saying “Device is Registered To” and press “Deregister”. 
  6. On your screen, you will be asked to confirm the action, click on “Deregister”. 
  7. We have told you How To Reset Alexa Echo Show and you have done it completely. 
  8. To do the Alexa Setup again, you need to press and hold the setup button given on the Echo device for at least 5 seconds. Wait for the time until the light ring will turn orange. 
  9. Make sure that you have already downloaded the Alexa app on your smartphone. Open the app, register it now if you haven’t registered it yet. Connect the Echo device to the wifi network. 

How To Connect Alexa To Wifi?

  1. Download the Alexa app on your smartphone. 
  2. Open the app and then click on “Devices” from the bottom right corner. 
  3. On the next screen, click on “Echo and Alexa”. 
  4. From the list of Alexa-enabled devices provided on your screen, choose the one you want to connect to the wifi. 
  5. When the next page will be opened, tap on the word “Change”. 
  6. If you want to know How To Connect Alexa To WiFi, follow all the instructions that are provided on the screen. 
  7. Congratulations! You have successfully connected to wifi. 

Alexa Helpline

Two More Words…

If you are having the Echo device at your place, you must know How To Reset Alexa. In this guide, we have told you everything that is needed to complete the reset process. 

While using the Amazon Echo device, if you ever face any kind of problem, reset the Echo device and fix the problem in one go. 

For any additional help do call our technicians now. We have a number of experts who are ready to fix all Alexa issues in a short possible time.


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