The light ring is how your Echo device visually communicates its status to you.
All lights are off: The device is on and waiting for your request.
Solid blue with spinning cyan lights: The device is starting up.
Solid blue with cyan pointing in direction of person speaking: Alexa is busy processing your request.
Alternating solid blue and cyan: The device is responding.
Orange light spinning clockwise: The device is connecting to your Wi-Fi network.
Solid red light: You have turned off the microphones on your device. Press the Microphone button to turn on the microphones.
Pulsing yellow light: A message or notification is waiting for you. Say, "Play my messages" or "What are my notifications?" To learn more go to About Alexa Messaging.
Pulsing green light: You are receiving a call. Or, someone is Dropping In on your device. To learn more go to Answer or Ignore Calls on Your Echo or Another Supported Device.
Green light spinning clockwise: You are on an active call. Or, you are on an active Drop In on your device.
White light: You are adjusting the volume level on your device.
Continuous pulsing violet light: An error occurred during Wi-Fi setup. To learn more, go to Your Echo Device Doesn't Connect to Wi-Fi.
Single flash of purple light after an interaction with Alexa: Do Not Disturb is enabled. To learn more, go to Use Do Not Disturb for Alexa.
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