How to Turn Off the Audio Notification on an Echo Dot

The Echo Dot is a fun, inexpensive device that lets you do a lot of different things. One of its features is the ability to synchronize with your Amazon account, which also gives it the ability to get notifications and messages.

Unfortunately, for some, there is an audio notification associated with the notifications and messages, and you might find it to be distracting or disruptive.

Fortunately, you can adjust the settings for the Echo Dot so that you no longer get that audio notification on your Echo or Echo Dot.

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How to Disable the Audio Notification and Message Sound for an Echo Dot in the Alexa App

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 10.3.3., using the most current version of the Alexa app that was available when this article was written.

Completing these steps is going to stop the notification sound that you are currently hearing when you receive a notification or a message on your Echo Dot.

Step 1: Open the Alexa app.

open the alexa app

Step 2: Touch the menu icon at the top-left of the screen.

open the app menu

Step 3: Select the Settings option at the bottom of the screen.

open the alexa settings menu

Step 4: Choose the device for which you want to disable the audio notification.

choose the echo dot to change

Step 5: Scroll down and select the Sounds option.

change echo dot sound settings

Step 6: Touch the button to the right of Audio in the Notifications section of the menu to turn it off. I have disabled audio notifications in the picture below.

how to disable audio notifications echo dot

Now that you know how to turn off the audio notification on the Echo Dot, you can stop it from playing the sound that it does whenever you receive a notification for your Amazon account.

Do you have more than one Echo or Echo Dot in your home, and you would like to be able to synchronize them so that you can play the same music on all of them at the same time? Find out how to play the same music on multiple Echos at once and create a simple, affordable whole-home audio experience.

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