How to Update Amazon Echo Dot Easily

Are you struggling to update your Amazon Echo Dot to the latest software version? Don’t worry, you are not alone. Sometimes, the automatic update feature fails to work, leaving you with an outdated device that can’t perform certain functions. In this post, we will show you how to force your Amazon Echo Dot to upgrade to the latest software.

First, press the mute button on your Amazon Echo Dot. The mute button is located at the top of the device and looks like a microphone with a line through it. Once you press it, you will see a red ring around the top of the device, indicating that the device is not listening and won’t get any interruptions.

Leave the device for about 30 minutes for it to update itself. After that, you can check if the update was successful by going to the Alexa app and looking for the multi-room music option. If it says “online” under the second echo dot, then the firmware update was successful.

It may take longer than 30 minutes for the update to complete, depending on the size of the update and the speed of your internet connection. However, once it’s done, you can enjoy all the latest features of the Amazon Echo Dot, including multi-room audio.

In conclusion, updating your Amazon Echo Dot is easy. All you need to do is press the mute button and wait for the device to update itself. No need to stress about it not updating automatically. With this simple trick, you can enjoy all the latest features offered by Amazon Echo Dot.


How do I update Echo Dot to latest version?
Use Alexa to update to the latest software version for your Echo device. Say, "Check for software updates" to install software on your Echo device.
How do I know if my Echo Dot needs updating?
Determine whether your software is up-to-date. Open the Alexa App on your mobile device or at In the primary menu, choose Settings. Select your device. Under About, compare the Device software version to the latest software version for your device.
How do I update my Echo software?
Say, "Go to settings," or swipe down from the top of the screen and select Settings.Select Device Options.Select Check for Software Updates to check for and install software updates.
Does Alexa update automatically?
Alexa-enabled devices receive software updates automatically when connected to the Internet. These updates usually improve performance and add new features.