How to Connect Amazon Echo to MSU HomeDevice Network

Students living within Residence Halls are able to connect a variety of smart home devices to campus networks. This guide will discuss how to connect an Amazon Echo Dot to the MSU HomeDevice network. 

Please Note: Your Echo Dot must have been used previously before connecting to MSU Home Device. If you are attempting to connect a brand new Amazon Echo device to the network, please set it up on a personal hotspot, or a non-Missouri State University WiFi network.

Step-by-Step Guide

  1. Register your device on MSU HomeDevice Network by following this article.
  2. Once you have connected to the MSU HomeDevice network, press and hold the action button (the solid circle button) on your Amazon Echo dot.
  3. Under Wi-Fi Network on the Amazon Echo app, press Wi-Fi Network.
  4. Hit Continue.
  5. If your Echo Dot is displaying an orange light click Yes.
  6. Select your Amazon Echo from the list presented and keep your phone close to your Amazon Echo device.
  7. Select your WiFi network (MSU HomeDevice) .
  8. Enter the MSU HomeDevice password found on the HomeDevice registration page and hit Connect.
  9. After a few minutes your Amazon Echo should be connected to the MSU Home Device network.

To request help related to this article, please Contact ResNet.


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