Amazon Echo Dot 4th Generation
Getting to know your Echo Dot
Alexa is designed to protect your privacy
- Wake word and indicators Alexa doesn’t begin listening until your Echo device detects the wake word (for example, “Alexa”). A blue light lets you know when audio is being sent to Amazon’s secure cloud.
- Microphone controls You can electronically disconnect the microphones with one press of a button.
- Voice History Want to know exactly what Alexa heard? You can view and delete your voice recordings in the Alexa app at any time.
Download the Amazon Alexa app
On your phone or tablet, download and install the latest version of the Alexa app from the app store.
Note: Before setting up your device, have your wifi network name and password ready.
Plug in your Echo Dot
Plug your Echo Dot into an outlet using the included power adapter. A blue light ring will spin around the bottom. In about a minute, Alexa will greet you and let you know to complete the setup in the Alexa app.
Use the power adapter included in the original packaging for the best performance.
Set up your Echo Dot in the Alexa app
Open the Alexa app to set up your Echo Dot. Log in with an existing Amazon account username and password, or create a new account. If you aren’t prompted to set up your device after opening the Alexa app, tap the More icon to add your device manually. The app helps you get more out of your Echo Dot. 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.
Things to try with your Echo Dot
- Enjoy music and audiobooks
- Alexa, play today’s hits on Amazon Music.
- Alexa, play my book.
- Get answers to your questions
- Alexa, how many kilometers are in a mile?
- Alexa, what can you do?
- Get news, podcasts, weather, and sports
- Alexa, play the news.
- Alexa, what’s the weather like this weekend?
- Voice control your smart home
- Alexa, turn off the lamp.
- Alexa, turn up the thermostat.
- Stay connected
- Alexa, call Mom.
- Alexa, announce “dinner is ready.”
- Stay organized and manage your home
- Alexa, reorder paper towels.
- Alexa set an egg timer for 6 minutes.
Some features may require customization in the Alexa app, a separate subscription, or an additional compatible smart home device.
You can find more examples and tips in the Alexa opp.
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, visit www.amazon.com/devicesupport, or simply say, “Alexa, I have feedback.”
FAQs Amazon Echo Dot 4th Generation
What is the Amazon Echo Dot 4th Generation?
The Amazon Echo Dot 4th Generation is a smart speaker powered by Amazon’s virtual assistant, Alexa. It is the latest version of the popular Echo Dot line and features a new, spherical design.
What are the dimensions of the Echo Dot 4th Generation?
The Amazon Echo Dot 4th Generation is 3.9 inches in diameter and 3.5 inches tall.
How do I set up my Echo Dot 4th Generation?
To set up your Amazon Echo Dot 4th Generation, plug it in, download the Alexa app on your smartphone or tablet, and follow the prompts in the app.
How do I connect my Echo Dot 4th Generation to Wi-Fi?
To connect your Echo Dot 4th Generation to Wi-Fi, open the Alexa app and select “Devices” from the bottom right-hand corner. Then, select your device and follow the prompts to connect it to Wi-Fi.
Can I use the Echo Dot 4th Generation as a Bluetooth speaker?
Yes, you can connect your phone or another Bluetooth-enabled device to the Amazon Echo Dot 4th Generation and use it as a speaker.
Can I control smart home devices with my Echo Dot 4th Generation?
Yes, you can use the Echo Dot 4th Generation to control a variety of smart home devices, such as lights, thermostats, and locks, as long as they are compatible with Alexa.
Can I make phone calls with my Echo Dot 4th Generation?
Yes, you can use the Echo Dot 4th Generation to make phone calls, as long as it is connected to your smartphone through the Alexa app.
Can I use the Echo Dot 4th Generation to order items from Amazon?
Yes, you can use the Amazon Echo Dot 4th Generation to order items from Amazon, but you must have an Amazon Prime account and have enabled voice purchasing in the Alexa app.
Does the Echo Dot 4th Generation have a camera?
No, the Amazon Echo Dot 4th Generation does not have a camera.
Can I change the wake word for my Amazon Echo Dot 4th Generation?
Yes, you can change the wake word for your Amazon Echo Dot 4th Generation by opening the Alexa app, selecting “Devices,” choosing your device, and selecting “Wake Word.” You can choose from “Alexa,” “Echo,” “Computer,” or “Amazon.”
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