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 notifications 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.
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.
Step 2: Touch the menu icon at the top-left of the screen.
Step 3: Select the Settings option at the bottom of the screen.
Step 4: Choose the device for which you want to disable the audio notification.
Step 5: Scroll down and select the Sounds option.
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.
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