How To Build Alexa Home Theater System With Amazon Echo Devices

Amazon has launched multiple Echo devices this year. Now, you can connect your Echo devices with a Fire TV device to enable wireless audio output. Read more to find How To Build Alexa Home Theater System With Amazon Echo Devices

Amazon Alexa and Fire TV devices come with multiple capabilities. Recently, Amazon enabled users to use their Echo speakers as an input device for their Fire TV devices.

Now, you can connect Amazon Echo devices with your Fire TV device (Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Cube, etc) to create wireless speaker configurations. This includes 1.0 and 2.0 configurations. Users owning the Echo Sub can also set up audio 1.1 and 2.1 configurations.

The e-commerce giant claims that the new feature will allow users to make their own ‘Alexa Home Theatre System.’ You will be able to watch your favorite shows, movies, etc on Fire TV.

Amazon Echo and Echo Plus users can now stream Dolby audio wirelessly. On the other hand, the Echo Studio users can stream Dolby Atmos-quality sound (without investing in a new speaker system).

With the Alexa Home Theatre System, users can set up two Echo speakers in addition to an Echo Sub. Here’s how to get started:

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How To Build Alexa Home Theater System With Amazon Echo Devices

  • Connect your Fire TV device and Echo Studio to the same network and Amazon account.
  • In the Alexa app, tap on the Devices icon on the lower right-hand side and then tap the “+” icon on the upper right-hand side.
  • Tap “Set Up Audio System” from the popup and then tap “Home Theater” on the next screen.
  • Select your Fire TV device and then “Next” to name your new Home Theater system.
  • Select the Echo devices you would like to use as speakers – you can set-up two speakers, plus an optional Echo Sub.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions.
  • That’s it!

Once you enable the speaker system using your Echo speaker, you can manage it through your Fire TV settings.

Go to Settings > Display & Sounds > Home Theatre System to manage the setup and enable settings such as Volume Control to control the speaker volume through the Fire TV remote .

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Conclusion

Amazon claims that the Alexa Home Theatre System works with Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K, Fire TV (3rd Generation), and Fire TV Cube (2nd Generation).

For streaming audio, you will need Echo Dot (3rd Generation), Echo (2nd Generation), Echo (3rd Generation), Echo Plus (1st Generation), Echo Plus (2nd Generation), Echo Dot with Clock, or Echo Studio.

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