Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen, 2020 release) Smart
speaker with Alexa Charcoal User Manual
Getting to know your Echo
Additional features: built-in smart home hub, temperature sensor.
Alexa is designed to protect your privacy
These are just a few of the ways that you have transparency and control over your Alexa experience. Explore more at amazon.com/alexaprivacy or amazon.ca/alexaprivacy.
1. 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.
2. Plug in your Echo
Plug your Echo 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 setup in the Alexa app Amazon Echo Dot.
Use the power adapter included in the original packaging for best performance.
3. Set up your Echo in the Alexa app
Open the Alexa app to set up your Echo. 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 Amazon Echo Dot.
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.
Optional: Set up compatible smart home devices
You can easily connect and control compatible Zigbee devices with the built-in smart home hub. When ready to get started, open the Alexa app to add your device, or say, “Alexa, discover devices. Amazon Echo Dot”
Things to try with your Echo
Amazon 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 this weekend?
Voice control your smart home
Alexa, turn off the lamp.
Alexa, turn up the thermostat Amazon Echo Dot.
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 on additional compatible smart home device.
You con find more examples and tips in the Alexa opp.
Amazon Echo Dot 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.”