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How to perform the Amazon Echo Dot Reset?

Many of us spend plenty of time teaching Amazon Alexa to recognize our voice and preferences. The Amazon Echo Dot reset is also important if you are facing troubles with your device and want to sell it to someone else. Whether you want to get the latest model, sell the old one, or upgrade the device, you may need to reset your Echo Dot before that. In this post, we are going to discuss the process to reset the Echo Dot device. So read the guidelines and reset the device without any hassle.

When you reset the Echo Dot device to its default factory settings, it will ensure that all the previously stored information and data are deleted safely from your device. Let’s proceed further and check the simple steps for the factory reset of your Amazon Echo Dot.

Factory Reset Echo Dot

If you want to reset the Echo Dot device, then the first thing you have to do is to Deregister the Echo Dot from your Amazon Account. For this, open your Alexa app and go to the Settings. After that, choose the Device Settings option and click on the Echo Dot device that you want to Deregister. At last, click on the ‘Deregister’ option.

Reset Amazon Echo Dot Device; Steps to Follow

For First-Generation Echo Dot

  • Use a paper clip or a pin to press and hold the ‘Reset’ button on your Amazon Echo Dot device.  Keep holding the button until the device goes turn off and on again. 
  •  Your Echo Dot light ring must be turned Orange and your device will enter the setup mode. Once you are done with the step your device will reset. 

For Second Generation Echo Dot

If you have a second-generation Echo Dot device, you need to press and hold the ‘Microphone Off and Volume Down’ button at the same time for about 20 seconds. Your Echo Dot light ring must turn into the orange and your device will enter the setup mode.

For third-generation Echo Dot

  • Press and hold the Action button for about 30 seconds. 
  • The light ring on your Echo Dot device will turn into the orange which means your device has been entered into the setup mode. 

If you are planning to sell your Amazon Echo Dot device or if the device is creating any trouble in using the smart services with Alexa, you can go with Amazon Echo Dot reset to reset the device to its factory defaults. Just make sure that you have the backup of all the data you have in your device before you perform the reset. The mentioned guidelines will help you to reset the device without any trouble. But, if you are still not able to reset Echo Dot, we suggest you contact the Alexa experts and take the professional advice to get the task done. The professional can help you with all the reset and setup processes. Alexa experts are available 24/7, so you can contact the professionals any time you want.

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