When you wake up the speaker with "Alexa," the light turns blue and whirls, while Alexa processes your.
This light ring also serves as a status indicator and also a notification light. Sometimes the echo ring or the show bar light up in different colors, all of which mean something important.
These colors mean the following.
Waiting for you …
Most of the time the ring of light stays off. When the device is connected and no LEDs are lit, the speaker is active and waiting for you to speak the wake-up word. When you interact with Alexa, you will see white and different blues.
- When you speak the activation word or activate Alexa manually, the light ring becomes continuous blue and a small portion cyan Point in the direction of the person speaking.
- Fixed Blue with Rotating Cyan After speaking a command, it means that Alexa is processing your request. This also happens when the speaker is turned on.
- Switches between blue and cyan when Alexa responds to a command or query.
- The light ring displays the volume percentage in White You can manually rotate the light ring on the Amazon Echo or first generation Echo Dot increase the volume on the second generation Echo Dot or reduce or instruct Alexa to adjust the volume.
Just so you know …
The light ring also shows you if there are any problems with Alexa. Status indicators are red, purple or orange.
Something to share …
After you can send messages and make calls with Alexa, Amazon has introduced two new notification colors: Green and Yellow.
- A pulsating green light indicates an incoming call.
- A rotating green light means you are on the phone.
- A vibrant yellow light indicates that there are messages in your inbox. You can say "play messages" or "check notifications" for more information.
The Show Continues …
Unlike the Amazon Echo Smart Speakers, the Echo Show benefits from a full display. However, the device still uses similar light signals as the corresponding speakers. These are displayed in a thin strip at the bottom of the screen. Here are the color meanings:
- A solid blue band with a cyan spot indicating the direction of the speaker is displayed when you speak the watch word.
- A solid red band means that the microphone and camera have been turned off. After a few seconds the light goes off and in the top right corner of the display is a microphone / camera off icon.
- A orange band means that your Echo Show has a network connection problem.
- A Violet Gang means that you have set the echo show to Do Not Disturb. After a few seconds, the light goes out and a moonlight icon appears in the upper right corner of the display.