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Learn How To Use Amazon Echo Like A ProHow To Use Amazon Echo Logo Describing The Steps In How To Set Up Your Amazon Echo

Where Do You Place This Thing?

You need to know How To Use Amazon Echo properly. Knowing where to place your device is important. You want to make sure you place your Amazon Echo at least 8 inches from walls or windows. That way the Amazon Echo does not pick up any sounds from neighbors or outside noises. 

For your convenience you can place your Amazon Echo in the kitchen or perhaps your living room. Or perhaps adding the Amazon Echo to your bedroom would be more convenient for you.  Let’s go a bit deeper on How To Use Amazon Echo.

Amazon Echo Light Ring – And What The Different Colors Mean!

When you get everything set up and you have your Echo turned on, you will notice that it has a light ring on top. These light rings have different colors depending on what is going on.  I will break that down for you here.

How To Use Amazon Echo Logo Showing A Light Ring On Top Of The Amazon Echo

Solid Blue Lights/Spinning Cyan Lights

The Echo Is Powering Up

All Lights Off

Is Waiting For Your Command

Blue With Cyan Pointing Your Way

Command Is Being Processed

Spinning Light/Orange Colored

Currently Connected To The Wifi

Solid Red Lights

Microphone Is Turned Off

White Lights

Volume Is Being Adjusted 

Constant Violet Color

Error Connecting To The Wifi

More Connectivity Help

Connect To Wifi

Pairing Up Your Phone 

Using Voice Control 

Pair Up Your Remote


More Connectivity Help


Your Listening Room

Amazon Music

Prime Music





Here you can see that you have many options to enjoy your music with. It’s nice to see a wide range of music platforms to choose from. There is something here for everybody!

You will need to register your Echo to your Amazon account via the Amazon Music Library

Another option is you can also do this through your Audible Library.

Your last option is to utilize Amazon’s Prime Music which gives you access to millions of free songs.

Wait,  What About Uploading MP3’s?

Sadly this shortly will not be allowed anymore. As of December 18th 2018 Amazon will be discontinuing the option to upload your MP3’s to their servers.

There is some good news however for New Subscribers. If you have not subscribed yet you still have until January 15th 2018 to subscribe, and still have the option to upload as many as 250,000 songs. Once this date passes this feature will be no more!

Let’s Link Your Music Platform

If you have Pandora or IHeartRadio

You can link these accounts:

Here’s How

Within your Alexa app

Select settings then music and media

Now link to Pandora or IHeartRadio

Link Them To Your Alexa App


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