How to Connect your Smartphone to Amazon Echo via Bluetooth

You can use your Amazon Echo Speaker connected via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.

Echo Dot 3rd Genartion

This article explains how to control music from your smartphone to the Echo speaker even if you don't have Wi-fi available or don't want to use it.

It's also possible to connect the Echo device to a powerful Bluetooth speaker to better sound. How cool is that, huh?

Let's learn how to do that.

Using Amazon Echo as your smartphone speaker

If you use Apple Music or Spotify, you certainly like to have a great sound quality, don't you? Yeah, so it's a high-grade idea to use external speakers.

Amazon Echo speakers are usually better than your smartphone's.

Of course, the sound quality is better on a standard Amazon Echo than on an Echo Dot 1st generation, but in general, both devices have good audio.

The good news is no matter which model you have, they all work via Bluetooth so that you can connect your smartphone directly to them.

How to pair your smartphone to Amazon Echo via Bluetooth

Yeah, let's take a look at how to pair your phone or tablet to an Amazon Echo using Bluetooth to stream some music direct to it.

Get ready to talk to your Alexa device and set up your smartphone.

Here are the steps.

  • Get your smartphone or tablet;
  • Open "Settings" and make sure Bluetooth is enabled;
  • Use the voice command "Alexa, pair" to start the setup;
  • On your smartphone, use Bluetooth to look for the Alexa device;
  • Finish the pairing process.
  • That is easy, huh?

    Now you can stream music from your phone to the Echo speaker.

    How to remove a paired phone from your Echo device

    Just in case you want to remove a paired phone or tablet from the Amazon Echo device, just follow the steps below:

  • Open the Alexa app;
  • Click on "Devices";
  • Select "Echo & Alexa" and choose the device;
  • Select "Bluetooth Devices";
  • Click on "Forget Device".
  • And it's done.

    Your Echo machine was removed from the smartphone.

    How to pair your Echo device with a Bluetooth speaker

    If you want an even better quality sound, you can pair your Echo device to a Bluetooth Speaker such as Sonos or Bose, which have awesome sound quality.

    Here's the step-by-step to pair the devices.

  • Power on the Bluetooth speaker;
  • Enable the device pairing mode;
  • Open the Alex App on your smartphone;
  • Click on "More";
  • Go to "Settings";
  • Select the Alexa device (Echo);
  • Click on "Bluetooth Devices";
  • Select "Pair a new device";
  • Look for the Bluetooth speaker;
  • Click on "Pair".
  • Alexa App more
    Alexa Echo Bluetooth Devices
    Alexa Echo Bluetooth New Device

    And it's done.

    Now you have your external speaker working with your Alexa device.

    Enjoy your new setup and play some great sounds 😉

    I hope this article can help you; please share it with your friends.

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