The Amazon Echo Dot is an amazing smart speaker that simply makes everything easy for you in a very smart way. The speakers use the best technology to control your home in the best possible way. In fact, the third-generation Echo Dot has the ability to use to control your home and set routines, even when you are not physically present to give the command. The Echo device has dozens of information stored in it and performs so many activities for you.
However, if you want to learn about how to reset Echo Dot, then we have a complete guide for you. If you are planning to sell your Echo Dot or simply if it is not working then a quick reset can be very helpful. All you need to do is perform a reset and all of the data from the Echo Dot device will be restored to the original settings.
Quick Steps on How to Reset Echo Dot?
So, if you are planning to reset the Echo Dot then here, we have a complete step-by-step guide for you. However, if you are facing any issue while following the reset for Echo Dot then get in touch with the Echo Dot Support technicians for support.
Deregister the Echo Dot
If you want to sell the Echo Dot then you will have to perform a reset. To start with, the first thing that you need to do is to deregister the Echo Dot from the Alexa account. For completing this you need to open the Alexa app on the mobile phone and then open the settings option after that open the device settings. Then select the Echo Do that you want to deregister from the Alexa account.
Deregistering the Echo Dot from the account means that you are removing the Echo Dot from the Amazon account. This means that now the Echo Dot can be registered to some other Amazon account.
Reset the Echo Dot
For the first-generation Echo Dot, you will have to get the paper clip. Press/hold the reset button on the Echo Dot using the paper clip and wait till the Echo Dot is turned off. This shall turn the Echo Dot ring to an orange color and a setup mode. For the second-generation Echo Dot press/hold the volume down button and wait. For the second-generation Echo Dot, press and hold the action button for 10-20 seconds.
How to Reset Echo Dot? | First Generation
If you own a first-generation Echo Dot then you must know that resetting it is quite easy and just takes a few seconds.
- Plugin the Echo Dot and wait for the device to turn on.
- Now, check out the Echo Dot from below you will find a reset button.
- You need to use a pin or a paper clip that can press and hold the reset button until it turns orange.
- Now, the Echo Dot will restart again. Wait as the Echo Dot will now undergo a setup.
- Now, you can use the Alexa app to complete the setup of the Echo Dot and connect it with the network.
How to Reset Echo Dot? | Second Generation
In the second generation of Echo Dot, you do not have to perform a factory reset by using a paper clip but it can be done in a lot easier way.
- Plugin the second generation of the Echo Dot.
- Press/hold the volume down button on the Echo Dot. Wait till the light turn orange and then blue.
- Then release the button and wait until the Echo Dot restarts. Now, the light will turn orange indicating the device has entered the setup mode.
- You can now connect the Echo dot with the network using the Alexa app and complete the setup.
How to Reset Echo Dot? | Third Generation
When it comes to the third-generation Echo Dot the reset process is quite different. You can follow these steps to complete the reset for the third generation of Echo Dot.
- Press/hold the action button on the Echo Dot for at least 30 seconds. This step will turn the ruing to orange and then blue in color.
- Wait until the ring turns off and then on. This will again turn the ring to an orange color.
- Try connecting the Echo Dot with the Wi-Fi and then complete the registration of the Echo Dot generation 3 on the Amazon account.
Get Help from the Technical Support Team
If the steps mentioned above are unable to help you with the factory reset then do not worry. Get in touch with the Echo Dot Support team for Echo Dot. The experts will guide you on how to reset Echo Dot. So, that you can complete the entire steps without any hassle. Contact now!