How to Fix Alexa Ring Light Issues on Various Echo Devices

Alexa Ring Light Issues – The ring light on Echo devices makes it quite attractive. Each color flashing on ring light top has its significance. With every command or action, the ring color changes.

We all know Amazon has launched a wide variety of Echo Devices. The prime names are Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Look, Echo Tap, Show, Plus, and Echo Spot.

Some of these models are almost the same, whereas some vary from each other. The one thing that is common in all the devices is the colored LEDs. These color changing LED’s makes you understand what’s going on.

Specific ring colors also reflect the problems going on with your Alexa Echo combo. This article will elaborate all you need to know about Alexa ring light issues. You will even understand various ring light colors and status these reflect.

Troubleshooting Alexa Red Ring Light Issue

alexa red ring

When you notice a solid red color Alexa ring top, that means your Echo is mute. Alexa won’t respond to you until you make this red ring light go away.

Either Alexa offline or response to you with “I’m sorry, I don’t understand right now, try again later.”

Do the following to fix the Alexa red ring light issue:

  • Press the microphone button on your Echo device.
  • If this doesn’t make Alexa listen to you, then perform a hard reset.

Check out detailed instruction guide on “How to Reset Alexa Echo?”

Troubleshooting Alexa Purple Ring Light Issue

alexa purple light

If your Echo top is briefly flashing purple, that means “Do Not Disturb” option is activated.

Having “Do Not disturb” wouldn’t let you receive calls or messages. To continue receiving your calls and messages, you need to deactivate it.

Here is what you need to do to deactivate the Do not disturb or Alexa purple ring light issue

  • Open the Alexa app.
  • Go to main settings.
  • Select your device name.
  • Toggle the button to deactivate the “Do not disturb” option.

Or you can even ask Alexa to do the same for you with your voice command only.

Troubleshooting the Alexa Yellow Ring Light Issue

alexa yellow ring

Do you find flashing yellow Alexa ring light annoying? Well, many people do. But relax buddy, it is a notification that may be important for you.

Flashing yellow light on Alexa ring top reflects there is some unattended messages or notification in your inbox.

To make the flashing yellow ring light go away, go to your inbox and open all pending messages.

You can also ask Alexa to do the same for you.

The moment you finish checking all pending messages. The flashing yellow light will stop showing on your Echo.

Troubleshooting Flashing Orange Or Violet Alexa Ring Light Issue

alexa orange ring

The Echo ring top turn orange when it is in WiFi setup mode. The moment it connects to WiFi, the ring top light become blue again.

If you are noticing flashing orange and violet ring light top, again and again, that means your Alexa is struggling to get connected to the WiFi network.

You may also get to see Alexa Echo Error 6:1:103:10:3 on your screen.

To fix the Echo Error 61103103 or Orange/Violate ring light issue do the following:

  • Open the Alexa app.
  • Select your echo device.
  • Forget the current network again click on connect to WiFi.
  • Choose your network name.
  • Provide the correct password.

Once your device gets connected to WiFi again, you will no longer see the flashing violet or orange ring top light.

Troubleshooting Alexa Green Ring Light Issue

why is alexa flashing green

Why is Alexa flashing green? It’s not actually an issue. The green ring light actually is a notification. It means you are getting an incoming call from anyone.

Making and receiving calls via Alexa is one of the Alexa skills.

You might have forgotten after enabling Alexa skill for making and receiving calls – but Alexa didn’t forget.

Pick up your call and let Alexa do some other work for you.

Some Other Ring Light Colors On Alexa

Here are some other Alexa ring top light colors and their meaning:

  • The white ring light shows you are adjusting the volume on your device.
  • The green spinning light means you are on a call.
  • The alternate solid blue and cyan ring light indicates Alexa is responding to your request.
  • The Solid blue with spinning cyan Alexa ring light is the first color you will see when you will power on your Echo. It indicates the initial setup stage of Alexa echo device.

Now you should be quite clear about each color reflects on your Alexa ring light top. For any other confusions or help with Alexa ring light issues, you can approach Alexa customer service for further help.

Edward Curlin

Edward Curlin is a proud Father who fuels his fire with copious amounts of coffee. He writes about technology, gadgets, and latest tech reviews. Follow us for latest update from the tech world...

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