Don’t know how to connect Echo Dot to Laptop?
If your answer is YES then don’t worry, we have got you covered.
Instead of using Speakers, a lot of people want to connect the Echo Dot to Laptop or Mac to listen to songs and music.
Since the process of connecting an Echo Dot to a Laptop is a bit complicated, a lot of people are having trouble connecting it.
If you too are one of those people then don’t worry, we have created a guide explaining how to use Echo Dot as a Laptop or Mac Speaker.
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Without any further ado, let’s get started:
Using Echo Dot As a Laptop Or Computer Speaker
Using the Echo Dot as a Laptop or Computer is straightforward.
However, if you don’t know the process then follow the steps written below:
First, open any browser on your Laptop or PC.
Visit the official Amazon Alexa page and log in to your account.
Once logged in, press the Windows button and type ‘Bluetooth’.
When you do so, a list will appear on the screen, select ‘Bluetooth and other devices settings’ as shown in the above picture.
In a new window, click on the ‘+ Add Bluetooth and other device’ option.
When you click on the ‘+’ icon, a window will appear on the screen asking you to add a device.
There, you will have to select Bluetooth and say Alexa Pair.
When you do so, the Echo Dot will begin searching for devices it can pair with.
After a while, Echo Dot will appear on the list of devices that can be connected via Bluetooth.
All you need to do is click on the Echo Dot to connect it to your PC or Laptop.
Once it is connected, a message will appear on the screen that says ‘Your device is ready to go’.
Despite connecting it to your PC or Laptop, If you are unable to see the Echo Dot speaker, right-click on the bottom line and select Device Manager.
There, click on the Bluetooth option to expand it.
Once it is expanded, you will have to select Microsoft Bluetooth LE Enumerator and disable it.
Once it is disabled, click on the Bluetooth icon at the bottom right corner of the screen, turn it Off, and then turn it back ON.
When you do so, you will the Echo Dot icon will appear on the screen.
Connecting Echo Dot To Mac
The procedure of connecting Echo Dot to Mac is pretty simple.
However, if you don’t know the process then follow the steps mentioned below:
First, open the Alexa Settings page on your browser.
Log in to your Amazon account.
Once logged in, click on the Bluetooth icon located on the right side of your Mac screen.
If you are unable to see the Bluetooth icon, go to the Apple menu and select ‘System Preferences‘ and then click on ‘Bluetooth’.
Select Show Bluetooth in the Menu Bar and then click on the Bluetooth icon.
Now, select Echo Dot from the drop-down menu and click on the ‘Connect’ option.
When you do so, your Echo Dot will be connected to your Mac.
If you still are facing issues connecting your Echo Dot to your Mac, you can watch the following YouTube video.
That’s everything you need to know about how to use Echo Dot as Laptop or Mac speaker.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q1. Can I use Alexa as a speaker for my Laptop?
Ans: Yes, you can use Alexa as a Speaker for your Laptop if you have an Echo device and your Laptop or computer is Bluetooth enabled.
If you don’t know how to use Echo Dot as a Speaker for Laptop or Mac, follow the steps written above.
Q2. How do I connect Echo Dot to Windows 10?
Ans: To connect Echo Dot to Windows 10, you will need to follow the steps written below:
- First, visit the Amazon Alexa page and log in.
- Once logged in, click on the Bluetooth icon and then click on the ‘+’ icon.
- Now, select Bluetooth and wait until your Echo device appears on the list.
- Once appeared, select Echo from the list and wait until it is connected.
- Once connected, you will get a message saying ‘Your device is ready to go’.
- That’s it.
Q3. Can I use Alexa as a wired speaker?
Ans: Apart from using Alexa as a Laptop or Mac Speaker, you can use it as a Wired speaker.