To get started with Amazon Echo (2nd Generation), place your device in a central location (at least eight inches (20 centimeters) from any walls and windows).
With the free Alexa app, you can set up your device, manage your alarms, music, shopping lists, and more. The Alexa app is available on phones and tablets with:
To download the Alexa app, go to the app store on your mobile device and search for "Alexa app." Then select and download the app.
You can also go to https://alexa.amazon.co.uk from Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, or Internet Explorer (10 or higher) on your Wi-Fi enabled computer.
Plug the included power adapter into Amazon Echo (2nd Generation) and then into a power outlet. The light ring on Amazon Echo (2nd Generation) turns blue, and then orange. When the light turns orange, Alexa greets you.
Follow the guided instructions in the app to connect Amazon Echo (2nd Generation) to a Wi-Fi network. To learn more, go to Connect Your Echo Device to Wi-Fi.
You can now use your Echo device.
To get started, say the "wake word" and then speak naturally to Alexa. Your Echo device is set to respond to the wake word "Alexa" by default, but you can change it at any time. To manage the wake word in the Alexa app, select the Devices icon , select your device, and then select Wake word.
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