Alexa, why your LED indicator flashing/ spinning?

Many people are asking “Why is my Alexa glowing in yellow?”. No worries! It just show you there are some status changed. Let me show you what colours can appear on Echo devices.

There are blue, Orange, Red, Yellow, Green, Purple and White colour. Moreover, the light can be flashing, spinning and pulsing. There is the further explanation below.

Spinning White Light Ring

alexa spinning in white light

Meaning

When you see a white light spinning on Alexa constantly, it means the Alexa Guard is put to Away mode.

How to remove the light

Set Alexa Guard to Home mode, the light will go off

Why is my Alexa glowing in yellow?

Pulsing yellow light

Meaning

When you see the yellow ring keep pulsing, that means there are notifications or status updates.

How to remove the light

The yellow ring will go after you check the messages or notifications.

“Alexa, read my message”

Pulsing Green Ring

Pulsing green light

Meaning

You are receiving a call. Or someone is dropping in on your device.

How to remove the light

The ring will go away after you finish the call.

Spinning Green Ring

Spinning green ring anti-clockwise

Meaning

You are on a call, or your are on an active drop in on your device

How to remove the light

The ring will go away after you finish the call.

Single flash Purple Ring

Single flash in purple

Meaning

Do-Not-Disturb mode is on

How to remove the light

You can say “Alexa, turn off do-not-disturb”.

Pulsing Purple Ring

Pulsing in purple

Meaning

There is WiFi issue, or the Echo device is disconnected from the network.

How to remove the light

You can check this link to solve the issue

Summary

Now you understand well what happen on your Echo devices, and you can easily handle the devices easily. Please let me know if you have anythings not clear and welcome to leave a comment below.

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