Your Echo device requires an active Wi-Fi connection to answer questions, process your commands, and stream media.
Echo devices connect to dual-band Wi-Fi (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz) networks that use the 802.11a / b / g / n standard. Echo devices can't connect to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) networks.
To connect Echo devices without a screen to Wi-Fi, in the Alexa app:
To connect Echo devices with a screen to Wi-Fi, do not use the Alexa app. Instead:
Select your Wi-Fi network and enter the network password (if needed). If you don't see your Wi-Fi network, scroll down and select Add a Network (for hidden networks) or Rescan.
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