How to place an Amazon Echo Flex into setup mode

In this video we take a look at how you place an Amazon Echo Flex into Setup Mode. While you could factory reset your Echo Flex first in order to change the WiFI access point being used. It might be easier to use Setup Mode.

Notes: It is worth noting that by using Setup Mode you will not deregister the Echo Flex from your Amazon account. This means that it will not remove any settings, applications or data that is being stored on the device. In order to correctly deregister an Amazon Echo Flex, the device needs to be connected to the internet. You can then either perform a factory reset, which will also deregister the Echo Flex or deregister through the Amazon app. It is also worth noting that by Factory Resetting your Echo, you will be removing any settings, applications and data that may have been stored on the device.

Quick reference notes:

  • To place an Amazon Echo Flex into setup mode, press the Mute button
  • Now hold down the Action button for roughly 10 seconds or until you hear the following message;
"Now in setup mode. Please follow the instructions in your Alexa app."
  • Now through the Alexa app you can reconfigure your Echo Flex
  • To remove your Echo Flex from being in Setup mode. Simply power it off and on again.

Notes: Performing a Factory Reset on an Amazon Echo will take roughly 2 minutes to complete. However while the Echo is being reset, do not remove the power from the device. The factory reset will be completed when the Amazon Echo informs you that it is ready to be setup.

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