Those days have gone when we were supposed to do our work by ourselves without depending on technologies. But as the time passed, we started to depend upon technology and innovation as it made our life and work so easy.
We all have a Tom and Jerry kind of relationship with the technology as we can’t live without them and sometimes we feel that they are useless as they show sometimes errors and one of them we are going to discuss in this article and which is Amazon Echo Offline Error.
Don’t lose confidence while purchasing Echo, it is still the best device but seldom due to some error, sometimes from the back end and sometimes from our side, it starts showing some error and one of them is Amazon Echo Offline Error.
Although the process to troubleshoot the issue is quite easy but what you need to follow some guidelines which are given below and we assure that you will get 100% accurate results.
Before moving for the solutions let’s first have a look at the reasons behind the issue.
Reasons Behind Amazon Echo Offline Error
Wi-fi Connectivity Problem
A weak or a bad wifi connectivity issue can create the issue for you so make sure that you have connected with a good internet connection.
You can contact your internet service providers if you would face any difficulty.
Distance Between The Router And Echo
It may also be the reason behind Echo Offline error. Yes, there are the times when we forget that Echo has some range limits and it should be placed near the router.
Clean Your Echo Regularly
This is not a technical issue but if you won’t clean your Echo device then there are possibilities that some holes in the Echo would block and create issues like Echo is not working for you.
Basic Methods To Troubleshoot Amazon Echo Offline Error
We have given here some basic methods to solve the error, apply them all one by one. In case they all would be unable to solve the issue then we will move to the advanced method.
Yes, there are a number of Echo Helplines which used to troubleshoot the issue but we don’t want you to waste your money here and there and that is the only reason why we are providing you with this article.
Update Alexa App
Have you checked recently for the available update of the Alexa app? If no, then it would be better for you devise to check the update and if found any then download that update now.
This is one of the best and easy methods to solve the issue.
Although the Alexa used to update itself automatically if it forgets to do that then you can apply these given steps and update Alexa manually.
- Go to the official website of amazon Alexa first
- From the “settings” option click on the “devices” and then select your device name with which you are facing trouble.
- Now, check if there is any update that is available for your device.
- Click on the “download update” and install it.
- Check if the issue got resolved or still the same.
As we have already mentioned that a bad wifi connection could also be the reason behind the issue. Hence check if your router is working well or there is some issue with that.
You can check the strength of the wifi or try to watch something on youtube on any other device.
Apart from that, there are also possibilities that you have entered the wrong password or you are connected with the wrong connection.
If you have found that the issue is from the back end server and contact your Internet service providers to resolve the issue of Amazon Echo Offline Error.
Check Echo Dot Power Adapter
Make sure that you are using an original Echo adapter for your device. People sometimes start using their brains so much and neglect the instructions while using the device and start using bad quality of adapter and end up themselves facing these kinds of errors.
Check The USB Cable Or Other Cables
Check each and every cable that is being attached to your router and the echo device. Because sometimes we used to dig more into the issue and at last found that the reason was so minor.
If you would found any cable damaged then replace that immediately but with the original one.
Amazon Echo Factory Reset
If all the above steps would not work for you then you can factory reset the device by following the steps that are given below.
- On the echo device, you will find the power button and microphone button. Press both of them simultaneously.
- Keep them pressing till the orange light of the echo will turn off.
- This will delete all the settings and then you have to set up it again like you did before.
Once you have followed the above steps you will no longer see the error of Amazon Echo Offline. In case you will found that the basic method is not sufficient to solve the error, then you can jump to the advanced methods.
Advanced Method To Solve Amazon Echo Offline Error
Go the Alexa app and delete that from your mobile. Reset your device and then turn that off. Then you have to log into the device again and then again add the Echo with the app.
Check if the internet is working properly or not.
Try to give a command and check if the issue got fully solved or not.
Although this method is enough to troubleshoot the issue if you have found that the issue is still the same then its better to call on Echo Helpline numbers.
This article is enough to resolve almost all the errors related to the Alexa Echo device. You just need to follow the steps in the same manner as they are mentioned above.
The main reason behind Amazon Echo Offline Error is it stops connecting with the internet. And in most cases, as we have seen that the fault was in the router.
So make sure that the router is working fine.