How to play music on Echo Auto offline by pairing your phone?

If you want to play music on Echo Dot without an internet connection you have nothing to worry about, as this is something you can do thanks to the fact that Alexa connects to your mobile device via Bluetooth and not via wifi, which means you don’t need internet to be able to use it. If you still don’t know how to connect it to your mobile or how to play your music, don’t worry we’ll show you below. 

How to play music offline via Bluetooth with your mobile?

The first thing you need to do is to pair Alexa with your smartphone. Tell Alexa through a command ‘Alexa Pair’, you will know it will be ready when it replies ‘Ready to pair’. After this you will have to go to your phone’s settings and follow the steps we will show you. 

  • Go into your phone’s settings and go directly to Bluetooth.
  • Turn on your Bluetooth and search for the Echo Dot among the compatible devices. You will get the name as EchoXXX where the X’s will be a different number on each device. 
  • You will only have to wait a few minutes for the pairing to take place and it will be ready when Alexa says ‘Connected to Bluetooth’. If the process doesn’t work you may need to check your phone’s Bluetooth. After you perform the setup steps to connect Bluetooth to the Echo Dot then you can listen to your music. 

What platforms can be added to the Echo Auto device?

Alexa automatically comes set up to work with the Amazon Music platform, however there are other platforms that can be associated, such as Spotify and take advantage of the best playlists. However, you have to add your account from this platform through the Amazon Alexa app.

Linking Spotify

  • The first thing you need to do is download and open the Alexa app.
  • Head to the menu located at the top left corner of the screen. 
  • Press ‘Settings’ and then press the ‘Music’ option.
  • You will find the Spotify option, you must select it and then press ‘Link account with Alexa’.
  • Now you will only have to log in to your Spotify account and that’s it, it will be associated with your Echo Auto.

Use Deezer

  • Deezer is available on all Amazon Echo devices. So the first thing to do is to open the Alexa App. 
  • Then select the option that says ‘Skills and Games’.
  • Help yourself with the search engine to get Deezer. 
  • When you find it you have to select it and then press on the ‘Activate to use’ option.
  • Enter your user data and that’s it, you will be connected and you will be able to use Deezer from Alexa.

With Pandora

To use Pandora from Echo Auto you must first have the application associated with the Alexa App. After that you have to go from the Alexa App to the Pandora skills page. 

Once inside the Pandora skills page, you have to select the ‘Enable to use’ option and if the app is installed on the device it will start automatically, after you log in you just have to press the option that says ‘Link Now’ and that’s it, both apps are linked and you will be able to listen to your favorite music from Pandora. 

How do I configure Echo Auto to set a default service?

By setting a service as a default you will no longer have to say its name to listen to music, for example: ‘From Spotify’, but you simply ask for the song and Alexa will go directly to the default app. In order to do this you have to follow each of the steps below.

  • Go to the menu in the Alexa app.
  • Select the ‘Settings’ menu and then ‘Music’.
  • Now you will have to locate and select the option that says ‘Choose default music service’, here you will have to choose from the options you have, press ‘Done’ and the process will be completed. 

How many phones can be connected in an Echo Auto?

Connecting more than one phone on Echo Auto is feasible; however, just because they are connected does not mean they can be used. You will always have to choose one or the other to connect. While this is a good option, it is not yet fully developed to work perfectly. 

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