How to Connect Two Amazon Echo Speakers for Stereo Sound – Guiding Tech
A smart speaker like an Amazon Echo device is a great way to control smart home devices and listen to music. You’ll need to ask Alexa to play your favorite tracks and the voice assistant will oblige. One of the main reasons why playing music on an Echo speaker is better than on a smartphone is that it’s louder and the quality of the speaker is much better.
If you’re having a party or even a small gathering, loud and clear music will help you elevate the overall atmosphere. While a single Echo speaker will also help you achieve this, what if we told you that you could pair two Echo speakers for stereo sound? A stereo speaker set up is any day better than just a single speaker when it comes to music. Here’s how you can connect two Amazon Echo speakers for stereo sound.
What Is the Advantage of a Stereo Pair
Connecting two Echo speakers in a stereo pair would mean that whenever you play a song, the sound output from both speakers instead of just one. So you’ll experience a louder sound and better stereo separation. A stereo speaker setup will sound better and more immersive if you’re in a large room.
Compatible Amazon Echo Speakers for Stereo Pairs
Before we get to how you can connect two Amazon Echo speakers to form a stereo pair, it’s important to note that not all Echo devices are supported. You cannot pair two Echo speakers of different kinds unless they’re officially supported. For example, you cannot pair an Echo Dot with an Echo Plus or an Echo Show with an Echo Studio.
You can check Amazon’s official list of supported devices for stereo pairs to see if your Echo devices are supported.
How to Connect Amazon Echo Speakers to Form a Stereo Pair
Once you’ve confirmed that your Echo speakers are compatible together to form a stereo pair, here’s what you will need to do.
Step 1: Plug both Echo speakers into a wall outlet and power them on. Place both speakers in close vicinity to one another for maximum effect.
Step 2: Link both Echo speakers to the same Amazon account. If they are linked to separate accounts, reset one of the speakers and set it up with the Alexa app on your smartphone.
After both Echo speakers link to the same Amazon account, you can proceed further.
Step 3: Open the Alexa app on your smartphone.
Here, you should ideally see a new banner that says ‘Pair your devices for better sound’ along with ‘New device detected’. Tap on it and skip to Step 9. If you don’t see it, go to the next step.
Step 4: Tap on the Devices tab at the bottom.
Step 5: Select the Echo & Alexa option at the top.
Step 6: This is where you will see all your connected Echo devices. Select one of the speakers.
Step 7: Tap on the Settings icon in the top-right corner of the app.
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