- To reset amazon echo second generation -> Press and Hold microphone off button and volume down for 20 seconds and wait for the reset process to complete.
If you have a 2nd generation Amazon echo that has been having some connectivity issues with the app then this is a how to do a hard reset on the second-generation
if you’re having connectivity issues. Here I’m gonna guide you to do a hard reset on the Amazon active 2nd generation echo, read amazon echo guides here.
Reset Amazon Echo Second Generation
Step 1 : First you need to plug in the echo, this process doesn’t include a paperclip like the first generation.
Step 2: Next thing you have to do is make sure that the volume is turned all the way down you’ll get the ring to indicate what volume level you have.
Step 3: Now in the echo you click all the way down as much as it’ll go it will flash the bottom there in LED indicating you are at minimum volume.
Step 4: Once that happens you want to put the microphone mute and the volume down button pressed together.
Step 5: Press and hold the Microphone mute and volume down button for 20 seconds and the device will start to reset.
Step 6: Now, you’ll get a ring around the top that is an amber red and once you see that ring you can then relieve your hands from them.
After relieving you’ll get a blue light that starts the indication of a brand new reset as if you were to take it out of the box. So after a minute here you should get a prompt it says welcome to your Amazon echo or something like that but before that you’ll be seeing first a moment you’ll get the ring that cycles that goes around the echo itself just to kind of boot up.
Also Read: 1) How to Reset Alexa Without App
When to Reset Amazon Echo Second Generation
If your alexa doesn’t respond to anything or alexa is not turning on or alexa echo goes unresponsive then you should reset amazon echo.