amazon Tap Set

Turn On Echo Tap

Amazon Echo Tap is a portable smart speaker developed by Amazon. Amazon Echo Tap has powerful inbuilt speakers with full range and sound clarity. Amazon Echo tap enables you to play all your favourite music, latest news and weather forecast, read out audio books and many more activities by just your voice control. You can also control your smart home for switching on and off the fans and lights, opening garage doors and more, by connecting this device to other smart devices in and around your house. The Amazon Echo Tap device is compact in size and can easily be placed anywhere in your house, in the kitchen, bedside table, balcony or elsewhere. Ensure that you place the device at least 20 centimeters away from all walls and windows to ensure the best quality of sound from the speaker. With plenty of features being added to the device as it develops, you can now even order your food, book your cab and much more with Amazon Echo Tap. The device needs to be connected to its power outlet and adapter at all times and also to a wi-f network to function. The Amazon Tap Setup Wifi is important in the functioning of the device. In case you have trouble setting up your device, there are available Amazon Tap Troubleshooting guidelines to help you resolve the issue. Here is a detailed guide on the Amazon Echo Tap Setup process:

A simple and easy Guide to Amazon Tap set up and how to use it

The first step would be to set up your Amazon Echo Tap. Here are the three easy steps by which this can be done:


  1. Switch on the Amazon Echo tap device
  2. Setting up the Amazon tap wi-fi is mandatory. Connect to the Wi-Fi network using the Alexa App, this can be done on your mobile device or your web browser by visiting the requisite website
  3. Once the device is set up, tap and ask Alexa to play music, read the news for you, or any other activity possible by the app


1. To start off with your Echo Tap Setup, Download the Alexa app and sign in with your credentials.

The Alexa App is a free app that you can download from the app store using your smart phone. Download the app and create an account with a personal username. This app allows you to play music, set alarms and reminders, make shopping and to-do lists and more. The OS’s compatible with the Alexa App are:

  • Fire OS 3.0 or higher
  • Android 4.4 or higher
  • iOS 8.0 or higher


Another option would be to open the Alexa software through the website,, with Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, or Internet Explorer (10 or higher) on your computer with a wi-fi connection to download the app.

Download Alexa App

2. Turn on Amazon Tap device

Echo tap Setup

In order to turn on your Amazon Tap Setup Wifi, you are required to first plug in the charging cable and power adapter into the charge cradle and plug in the device into the power outlet. The device comes along with the charging cable and adapter. When the power outlet is switched on, the device gets turned on by the ring light changing from blue to orange. Alexa will then give you a welcome greeting to get started with. If you are having trouble with the Amazon Echo Tap Setup process, you can try the following options:

  1. Refresh your device and try again.
  2. Unplug and plug in your device and restart the device.
  3. Try Amazon Tap Troubleshooting or Contact Amazon Alexa Tap Support Helpline.

3. Connect Amazon Tap to a Wi-Fi network for Amazon tap setup wifi

For you to start using the Echo Tap device once Amazon Echo Tap Setup is done, the device needs to be connected to a Wi-Fi network. The Amazon Tap Setup Wifi is an easy procedure that you need to follow, and all the instructions will be given to you. If you do not succeed in connecting to your Wi-fi, press and hold the wifi/ Bluetooth button for a few seconds until you hear a beep. Once the light turns on, Open the Alexa App, go to settings and choose “set up a new device”.

Press and hold the power button in order to turn on or off the device. If you still are unable to figure it out, you can try learning from Amazon Tap Troubleshooting.

Setup Echo Plus

4. Talk to Alexa and get started

Download Alexa App

After the Amazon Echo Tap Setup is complete, tap the microphone button and call out to Alexa to get started. Turn on the hands-free mode to gain the most from the device once the Amazon Tap Setup Wifi is done. The wake word is Alexa and is set by default. You can call out the name, to activate the device while starting. The name can also be changed later on, using the settings on the app. You can also conserve battery by simply pressing the power button of the device and putting it on sleep mode. You can use Amazon Tap Troubleshooting, if you are unable to figure out something in the echo tap setup.


1. Can the device be activated without pressing any button?

Yes, the instructions for using the device hands-free are given in the manual. You will have to open the Alexa app and from the tools sections you should click on “enable hands free” voice activation once the Amazon Echo Tap Setup and Amazon Tap Setup Wifi is complete. If you have issues with activating the device, you can first try Amazon Tap Troubleshooting

2. Does the device have to be plugged to power unit all the time?

Not necessarily, the device can be operated one charged. Once fully charged you can remove it from the base and use it anywhere in the house or on the go until the battery runs out. In case of any issues faced with using the device, try Amazon Tap Troubleshooting. However, it is important that the device is plugged in to power during the Echo Tap Setup Process, in order to avoid any hindrances.