- You can connect your Amazon Echo to a Wi-Fi network using the Amazon Alexa app on your phone or tablet.
- If you're having issues connecting your Amazon Echo to Wi-Fi, make sure that your internet router is working properly.
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You can yell at your Amazon Echo all you want, but if it isn't connected to the internet, then it won't be able to help you with much of anything.
To use the vast majority of an Amazon Echo's features — including the virtual assistant Alexa — you'll need to connect your Amazon Echo to a Wi-Fi network.
You'll be able to tell if your Echo isn't connected to the internet if its ring turns red when you talk to it. It may also tell you outright that it's having trouble connecting.
Here's how to do it using the Alexa app, which is available for both iPhone and Android devices.