Amazon Echo 3rd Generation
Getting to know your Echo
Download the Amazon Alexa app
Download and install the latest version of the Alexa app from the appstore.
Plug in your Echo
Plug your Echo into an electrical socket using the included power adaptor. A blue light ring will spin around the top. ln about a minute, Alexa will greet you and let you know to complete setup in the Alexa app.
Set up your Echo in the Alexa app
Open the Alexa app and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your device. lf you aren’t prompted to set up your device after opening the Alexa app, justtap the Devices icon in the bottom right of the screen to get started.
- The app helps you get more out of your Echo. It’s where you set up calling and messaging, and manage music, lists, settings and news.
- For help and troubleshooting, go to Help & Feedback in the Alexa app or visit www.amazon.com/devicesupport.
- For the best experience, set up your device via the Alexa app.
- You can also start the setup process at alexa.amazon.co.uk for UK customers, or alexa.anmazon.com.au for Australian and New Zealand customers.
Things to try with your Echo
Enjoy your favourite music and audiobooks
- Alexa, play ’90s rock.
- Alexa, resume my audiobook.
Get answers to your questions
- Alexa, what time is sunset?
- Alexa, what can you do?
Get news, weather and sport
- Alexa, tell me the news.
- Alexa, what’s the weather forecast this weekend?
Voice control your smart home
- Alexa, turn off the light.
- Alexa, set living room temperature to 22 degrees.
- Alexa, call Dad.
- Alexa, drop in on the living room.
Stay organized and manage your home
- Alexa, reorder shampoo.
- Alexa, set an egg timer for 5 minutes.
Some features may require customization in the Alexa app, a separate Subscription or an additional compatible smart home device.
For more examples, select Things to Try in the Alexa opp.
Getting started with your Echo
Where to put your Echo
Echo works best when placed in a central location, at least 20 cm from any walls. You can put Echo in a variety of places-on a kitchen counter, the side table in your living room or a bedside table.
Designed to protect your privacy
Amazon designs Alexa and Echo devices with multiple layers of privacy protection. From microphone controls to the ability to view and delete your voice recordings, you have transparency and control Over your Alexa experience. To learn more about how Amazon protects your privacy, visit amazon.co.uk/alexaprivacy for UK and Ireland customers, or alexa.com.au/alexaprivacy for Australia and New Zealand customers.
Give us your feedback
Alexa is always getting smarter and adding new skills. To send us feedback about your experiences with Alexa, use the Alexa app or visit www.amazon.com/devicesupport.
FAQs Amazon Echo 3rd Generation
What is the Amazon Echo 3rd Generation?
The Amazon Echo 3rd Generation is a smart speaker that uses Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant to perform various tasks, such as playing music, setting reminders, controlling smart home devices, and more. It is the successor to the Amazon Echo 2nd Generation and features updated sound quality and a new fabric design.
What are the key features of the Amazon Echo 3rd Generation?
Some of the key features of the Amazon Echo 3rd Generation include:
Improved sound quality with a 3-inch woofer and 0.8-inch tweeter
Far-field voice recognition that allows you to use Alexa from across the room
Compatibility with a wide range of smart home devices
Voice control of music playback and streaming from popular services like Amazon Music, Spotify, and Pandora
Hands-free calling and messaging to other Echo devices or people with the Alexa app
Voice control of compatible smart home cameras, lights, thermostats, and more
Access to a wide range of Alexa skills, which are third-party voice apps that allow you to do things like order food, play games, and get news and weather updates.
How do I set up the Amazon Echo 3rd Generation?
To set up the Amazon Echo 3rd Generation, you’ll need to:
Plug in the device and wait for it to turn on
Download and install the Amazon Alexa app on your smartphone or tablet
Connect your Echo device to your Wi-Fi network through the Alexa app
Follow the on-screen prompts to finish the setup process
How do I customize the settings on my Amazon Echo 3rd Generation?
To customize the settings on your Amazon Echo 3rd Generation, you can use the Alexa app on your smartphone or tablet. From there, you can change the device’s name, adjust the volume and equalizer settings, set up routines, and more.
How can I use my Amazon Echo 3rd Generation with other smart home devices?
To use your Amazon Echo 3rd Generation with other smart home devices, you’ll need to ensure that they are compatible with Alexa. Once they are connected to your Wi-Fi network, you can use your voice to control them through your Echo device. For example, you can say “Alexa, turn off the living room lights” to control your smart lights.
For more manuals for Amazon Echo devices, visit ManualsDock