How To Setup The Amazon Echo Show 5.
So did you buy Echo Show 5? Excellent. The Echo Show series is a little different from its siblings, it has a touchscreen, which means you can use it not only for watching videos, but also for video calling with family and friends. However, unlike other Echo devices, you don’t need the Alexa app on your smartphone to set up the Echo Show. As long as you have Wi-Fi and 5 minutes, your echo show will be up and running in no time. Let’s set up and register Amazon Echo Show.
Register your Echo Show
Since the Echo Show has an LCD screen, it makes sense to install a stand-alone unit. Plug in the power adapter and wait for the Echo Show to load. Once this happens, you will first see the language page. Select your preferred language by touching the screen.
You will then be prompted to connect to a Wi-Fi network, select your Wi-Fi name, and tap it.
Enter the correct Wi-Fi password using the onscreen keyboard. When finished, click “Connect”.
Since you would probably buy the Echo Show on Amazon, you will need to enter your Amazon account credentials on the Echo Show in order to proceed. If you don’t have an account, follow this link to create one.
It will take some time to register your echo show and link to your account. Once that is done, we just need to make some final changes and your echo show will be ready to go. You will be prompted to give your echo show a name, you can leave it as it is.
Echo Show will need your address to provide information on weather, traffic jams, etc. If you’ve made purchases on Amazon before, it will automatically select this address. Otherwise, you can give it a new address or even skip it for a while.
Then assign an Echo Show location in your home. The most common groups are living rooms, kitchens, bedrooms, and so on. You can assign it a specific location around the house, such as a garage or porch.
Finally, choose a wallpaper for your screen and you’re done. You can even choose your own image from your phone and set it as wallpaper on the Echo Show.
With Echo Show connected to your Amazon account, you can simply fire up Alexa and ask things like weather, breaking news, etc.
Alternatively, you can change the photo background, clock, theme, and more by going to settings in theapp on your phone or directly on your device. More on this soon.
How to deregister your Amazon Echo Show
If for some reason you want to stop using Echo Show, you can also deregister the device from your Amazon account. There are actually three different ways to unregister your echo show. I will guide you through it all.
To reset the echo show from the device itself. Swipe down from the top of your device screen and tap the Settings button on the right.
Option 1. Unregistering the Echo Show.
Scroll down to find Device Settings and tap the menu item to open the Settings page.
You will find the option at the bottom of the page, just above the serial number. Click “Restore Factory Defaults”. Your device will be removed from your Amazon account and restarted with factory settings.
Option 2 – Unregister the Echo Show.
If you have a smartphone and want to remotely reset the Echo Show, you can do it easily. Open the Alexa app on your smartphone and make sure you’re signed in with the same Amazon account. After that go to Devices section and find your Echo Show. Tap to open its settings and scroll down to find the factory reset button at the bottom of the page.
Click the Factory Reset button to restore the default settings for the Echo Show device.
Option 3 – Deregister from a computer
Since everything is linked to your Amazon account, you can easily remove Echo Show from your account remotely. Just go to Amazon.com and sign in with the same Amazon account associated with your Echo device.
Hover over “Accounts & Lists” and click “Your Account”.
In the Digital Content and Devices section, find the Content and Device Management hyperlink. Click the link to open the settings page.
Click the Devices tab on the top bar to see all the devices associated with your Amazon account.
Find Echo Show in the list of items and click the options menu button to the left of the device name in the list.
Just click the “Unregister” button to permanently remove Echo Shows from your Amazon account.
Echo Show is unlike other Echo devices and can be customized without the companion app installed. It is easier for someone, difficult for someone. Well, now you’ve broken down and explained the whole process, so this shouldn’t be a problem. Unregistering is even easier and you can do it from multiple locations. What do you think of this method? Let me know in the comments below.