How to Use an Amazon Echo for Your Startup Office?

Setting Up Amazon Dot

To get the most out of Alexa in your office set up, it is important to complete the setting up Amazon Dot process. Here’s how.

1. Mount Amazon Echo device on a Ceiling panel

The device needs to be placed away from any obstructing objects such as walls or windows to make the best use of the microphones. A minimum of 8 inches away needs to be maintained. Although this is a little hard to fix on, it needs to be done for the best performance and response of the speaker as obstructions can cause interferences in its working. The Amazon Echo Wi-fi set up also needs to be done as it is important to Connect Echo To Wi-fi always. There are several ceiling mounts made available to purchase that can be put to good use.

Setting Up Amazon Dot

2. Order Office Supplies

As a start up, with limited human resources at your workplace, it is highly unlikely that you will be able to avoid certain small tasks. This could even mean ordering and taking care of your office supplies such as trash bags, paper towels, etc. You can now save and value your time, by outsourcing such tasks to Alexa. Here is how setting up Amazon dot for this can help:

  1. Install an Amazon Prime account for just $10.99/month (You have a 30 day free trial in the beginning).
  2. Save the items required in your order history as Alexa can only reorder items and cannot place orders for new items.
  3. Call out y saying “Alexa, order my paper towels” or whatever item you choose to order.

This way you save a lot of time and effort and can concentrate on other business deals that matter. It is important to connect Echo to Wi-Fi at all times to successfully place an order.

3. Keep an Office Calendar of Events

Use the device to maintain an office calendar. In a start-up it is important to track and keep every move documented to be able to analyse the results. Keeping a calendar helps you be more organized and prepped for the day.

Right from noting down hiring interviews to visiting social meetings, your schedule needs to be crisply planned. And by integrating your calendar to your device and Alexa app, you can simple have Alexa recite your schedule for the day when you enter into office and be mentally prepared for the same. Ensure that your Amazon Echo wi-fi set-up is complete.

How to bring Alexa into every room of your home?

Setting Up Amazon Dot

The Amazon Echo devices are a marvelous product given its multi-tasking features. The Alexa app takes it a step forward by being able to be present in every room of your house and control and monitor various things at a time. All this can be done, by just the command of your voice. Whether it is switching between music channels, having the news or weather report read to you or controlling your smart home, by connecting to the multi-room services, Alexa helps you have a whole hand grab on the operations of your house through this device. Apart from the basics that the Amazon Echo device can do, you can also operate your smart home by Connect Echo to Wi-Fi and connecting the device to other Smart Things in and around your house. Once this connection is done, you will be able to operate switching on and off your fans and lights, opening garage doors, monitoring hallways and more. You can also turn on the multiple room features and listen to music in multiple rooms by connecting it to multiple speakers. Here is a quick step by step process on how to bring Alexa into every room of your house once the process of Setting Up Amazon Dot/Tap has been complete:

  • Once you have set up your Amazon Echo Device and Amazon Echo Wi-Fi Setting, choose the settings section available in the Alexa App
  • Scroll through the app and find an option called “Audio groups” section and choose the “multi-room” option. You need Connect Echo to Wi-Fi throughout this process
  • Groups for different sets of speakers can be created to be able to control them from anywhere in the house. Ensure the Setting Up of Amazon Dot and Amazon Echo Wi-Fi Setup is complete
  • Once this set up has been done, all you have to do is call “Alexa, *insert instruction*” and the smart cloud based app will take care of the work
Alexa Dot Setup

This multi room Alexa set up is a super easy process. Nevertheless, if you have setup problems, guidelines on Setting Up Amazon Dot/Tap can be found online to help you with sorting out the issue. You can first attempt to troubleshoot or restart the device to resolve any problems with Setting up Amazon Dot/tap or Amazon Echo Wi-Fi Setup. Enjoy the perks of the app, from anywhere in your house by using these simple set up steps.

How to connect amazon echo to wifi?

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Connect Alexa to Wi-Fi

The Amazon Echo device is a smart speaker that does multiple things for you making your daily activities easier. It is voice controlled and responds to the word “Alexa”. Play music of your choice, get information from the internet, have the news or weather report read out aloud, control your smart home and many more things by just using your voice to control the device. It is a must to have set up Alexa to Wi-Fi network at all times. Have a look at the following to steps to connect Alexa to Wi-Fi and get started:

Setup Echo To Wifi
  1. Ensure that your Amazon Echo device is connected to a power outlet at all times for use.
  2. Download the Alexa App on your smart phone or tablet, create an Alexa account and sign in.
  3. Go to the settings section in the left panel of the Alexa App once you have connect Alexa to Wi-Fi
  4. Choose the “set up a new device” option
  5. To switch on your Echo device, press and hold the action button and wait for the ring light to turn orange and Alexa to greet you. Your smart phone or tablet will not get connected to your echo device
  6. Choose your home network from the list of wi-fi networks made available to you and connect Alexa to Wi-Fi
  7. Punch in the wi-fi network password to set up Alexa to Wi-fi and get connected. If you are unable to find your network, refresh and scan again. To make sure you do not make any mistakes in typing your password, choose the “show password” option
  8. Tap connect and your Echo device will be connected to your Wi-Fi network. Once you get a confirmation message, your set up Alexa to Wi-fi is complete.
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