How to Factory Reset Alexa Echo Dot (1st, 2nd, 3rd Generation Echo)

How to factory reset Amazon Echo or Echo Dot?

The Echo and Echo Dot are two different kind of smart speakers developed by Amazon. These two smart speakers are the flagship models of the Amazon Echo range of models, that has carved its way into the lives of millions of people around the world. The Echo and the Echo Dot are very reliable, handy and portable. You can easily buy one of these online but the process of setting them up or factory resetting them is not that easy.
Some tech savvy people may understand the process of factory resetting the device without much difficulty but there are plenty who can hardly set it up. The process of factory resetting for Echo and Echo Dot is pretty much the same and it does require any complicated procedures. If you want some help regarding the process you can always contact the Amazon Echo customer support number. The experts at the support center will provide you with all the information and help you may need. 

To factory reset your Amazon Echo device all you need is a tiny hairpin or a pointed object like a toothpick. Listed below are the steps to factory reset your Echo device:

  • Before you start, you need to know that by factory resetting your Amazon Echo device, all your settings, and even your account will be erased.
  • To factory reset first you need to locate a tiny hole like an opening on the bottom of your device.
  • Stick the paper clip or toothpick down the hole and press it.
  • Hold it down for 5-8 seconds.
  • After you are done pressing it, an orange light will appear.
  • The orange light will confirm that the process of factory resetting is complete.

That is all you need to do for factory resetting your Echo or Echo Dot but if you are still facing any difficulties with your device you can always get help at the Amazon Alexa helpline number from certified professional technicians who will instantly help you to troubleshoot your device.

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