Community Q&A Search. Alexa glowing red – what does it mean? Simply tap the microphone button to enable voice control. That means the device microphone is disconnected and Alexa is not listening. Alexa can answer questions, tell you traffic or weather information, play news reports, initiate phone calls, play music, manage your grocery list, purchase items from Amazon, and more. The yellow light means Alexa has a status update on your recent Amazon order. If the light is glowing red, mute is enabled and your Echo will not respond to "Alexa." 1. Alexa is designed around your voice. The app on my phone and all my devices just have red rings and say they can’t connect right now. /r/AmazonEcho is a community centered around the Amazon Echo, or as we like to call her - Alexa. Ask a Question. The main reason of this issue is either problem with wifi or the mic. She's always on—just ask for information, music, news, weather, and more. WiFi in the house works fine. Red. Add New Question. The light ring glimmers briefly when Alexa has heard and is processing your request. If someone has left you a text message using Alexa from a phone or another Echo, your device may also have a yellow ring. If there's a red glow, it means the microphone or camera has been switched off. Alexa is Amazon's digital voice assistant, which can be used with Amazon devices, including the Amazon line of Echo products. The green ring will actually go away on its own when the call has ended. Just say “Alexa, read my messages” or “Alexa, show me the notifications” and the ring will disappear. If you didn't make a request, Alexa … 4 4. comments. Alexa Red ring. Press it again to enable your microphone. 200 characters left. The microphone button and light ring will be red if you are muted. For the time being, the microphone-off switch is the only way to stop Alexa from responding to accidental or unwanted voice activation caused by a TV show you might be watching or casual conversation. Posted by 1 day ago. share. save. The yellow light ring is easy to fix. A solid blue ring with a cyan light pointing in your direction means that Alexa is processing your query. What it means: Solid red light shows when the microphone on/off button is pressed. She's also an expertly-tuned speaker that can fill … Advertisement. hide. Red ring of death. Unmute your Alexa (if the light is red). Close. Is anyone else having problems getting Alexa to do anything? Red ring light of alexa shows that your device is having problem understanding your voice and as a result it is not responding to any of the things you are asking it to do. What the Echo's light ring means . Press the microphone button again to turn off mute. Alexa typically sits around completely dormant until called upon with the wake word (Alexa, Echo, Amazon, Computer). Red ring of death. Green Light Ring Fix. 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