Red A steady red light will shine when the button to switch the microphone on or off is touched. This means that the device’s microphone is inactive, preventing Alexa from listening. Simply tapping it again will activate your microphone. A red light bar on an Echo device equipped with a camera signifies that your video will not be shared.
Why is my Alexa device glowing red?
A persistent red hue means that the microphone is turned off and that Alexa is not currently listening for your commands. The blinking yellow light in the top right corner of your screen indicates that you have new messages in your inbox. You may request more information by saying “Play my messages” or “Check my notifications.”
What do Alexa colors mean?
If the light on your Echo is blue, it means it is actively listening to you or carrying out a verbal command. The symbol will become yellow if you have a message, reminder, or notification alert. When you get a call or Drop In, the symbol becomes green. When in Do Not Disturb mode, the symbol turns purple. White means that the volume has been adjusted or that Alexa Guard has been set to Away.
Why is Alexa red and not understanding?
When you dial down the volume on your smartphone, the LED indicator becomes red. For devices without a screen, you may observe if your Echo device responds by pushing the Action button. To enhance the probability that Alexa will hear you, move your device away from walls, other speakers, or any background noise.
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Why is my dot red?
The most obvious explanation of an Echo Dot’s solid red ring is that your microphone button is muted. This is how Alexa alerts you if she is unable to carry out your orders.