How to Use Alexa as a Speaker without Wi-Fi: A Step-by-Step Guide

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In today’s article, we will guide you through the process of connecting your mobile phone to your Echo Show display via Bluetooth without the need for Wi-Fi. By following these simple steps, you will be able to use your Echo Show as a speaker for your phone’s media files, music, and videos. Let’s get started!

Step 1: Accessing the Settings

  1. Swipe down on your Echo Show display to access the control panel.
  2. Locate the top right-hand corner of the display, where you will find the “Settings” option.
  3. Tap on “Settings” to proceed to the next step.

Step 2: Connecting to Bluetooth

  1. Within the Settings menu, look for the “Bluetooth” option and select it.
  2. Your Echo Show 5 will start searching for available Bluetooth connections.
  3. At this point, ensure that Bluetooth is activated on your mobile phone as well.

Step 3: Pairing the Devices

  1. Activate Bluetooth on your mobile phone by going to the Bluetooth settings on your device.
  2. Once your phone’s Bluetooth is active, it will be detected by the Echo Show as an available device.
  3. Select your mobile phone from the list of available devices on the Echo Show.
  4. Follow any additional prompts or enter necessary passcodes as required.
  5. Once the pairing process is complete, your mobile phone is successfully connected to the Echo Show via Bluetooth.

Step 4: Disconnecting the Devices

  1. If you ever wish to disconnect your phone from the Echo Show, follow these steps:
  2. Swipe down on the Echo Show display to access the control panel.
  3. Tap on “Settings” and select “Bluetooth” from the menu.
  4. Locate your connected device and choose the option to disconnect or forget it.
  5. By disconnecting the devices, your phone will no longer be in communication with the Echo Show, which means that media, music, or videos played on your phone won’t be transmitted through the Echo Show’s speaker.


By following these simple steps, you can now use your Echo Show as a Bluetooth speaker for your mobile phone without relying on a Wi-Fi connection. This versatility allows you to enjoy your favorite media files, music, and videos with enhanced audio quality. Whether you’re hosting a small gathering or simply relaxing at home, the Echo Show’s connectivity options ensure a seamless and enjoyable entertainment experience.

Remember to tap into the potential of your Echo Show and explore its various features to make the most out of your smart home setup. Start using Alexa as a speaker without the hassle of Wi-Fi, and discover a whole new level of convenience and entertainment.