Suppose you just bought an Amazon Echo. Completing its setup, you are noticing that a light ring around the top is blinking and flashing some kind of light. What's that? You start thinking that why is my amazon echo blinking yellow red or green light? This blog briefs you about the light blinking concept of Amazon Echo device so that you get a clear understanding of why this Echo flashes yellow, red, green, or blue light.
The light ring of your Echo device visually communicates different kinds of ongoing status inside. The Amazon Echo utilizes the flashing colors for alerting different things which depends on its color. You might have seen that the regular Echo and the Echo Dot does not contain any display screen and hence this becomes the only way to know what's going on through light flashes. Else, Alexa will keep yelling unlimited stuff until you get frustrated.
The size variation is the only difference between the regular Echo and the Echo Dot. They both have a distinctive colored ring around the top of the device that passes a variety of light status.
One more common thing (besides commanding Alexa) is that they all have colored LED which helps to understand its current functionality and status. The Alexa Look constitutes a mini ring around the camera, the Show has a colored LED bar beneath the screen, the Spot has a colored ring around its screen, and the Tap has 5 LEDs that flash different colors whose meaning is same for all devices.
Let us now understand this hallmark feature of Amazon Echo more clear and detailed. Here's what the light ring color means.
When the device is plugged in and there are no lights flashing out, this means that the Alexa is active and waiting for your wake command. As you start interacting with Alexa, you will notice a mixed light of white and various tones of blue.
Just like the color of light ring tells you about the interaction status of Alexa, various other status indicators glow solid red, orange, purple or violet to communicate various errors message. Here, what different colors mean.
Well, you know you can do everything with Alexa. Yes, sending calls and even messages. Whenever you receive a call or message you will be notified by the new color alerts. Green and Yellow are the two new colors introduced by Amazon for passing call or message notification.
You might have noticed that the Echo Look also has a light ring, but things are slightly different with this device. The camera has its own special light sequence on the ring. But you cannot use it to make or receive calls or messages. Let us now find the different Echo Look's light ring sequences:
The five LEDs blinking at the top-front edge of the Amazon Tap are known as front light indicators. Calling and messaging are not featured on the Tap, so the Tap will not notify you via any light indicators. There is no light ring, so the indicators will not flash spinning lights. Instead, the lights function as a pulse from left to right.
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