Why is Alexa not announcing my Ring Doorbell

Have you ever missed a visitor because Alexa or your Ring Doorbell didn’t announce their presence? Annoyingly this is a common issue, but it’s one that can be fixed with some simple troubleshooting steps. Ring makes some of the best home security cameras, and as they’re owned by Amazon, come with a deep integration into Alexa-powered devices. That integration includes your Alexa devices announcing a press of the doorbell or more granular announcements about motion being detected. Screen-equipped Alexa devices can even show the video feed on command. That’s great when everything is running smoothly, but what happens if Alexa stops announcing visitors? We’ll walk you through some simple troubleshooting steps to get your smart devices talking again. Basic troubleshooting steps Image: KnowTechie Here is a short list of basic troubleshooting tasks to rule out external issues with Alexa or your Ring Doorbell. Make sure both devices are working by checking their apps. Check if there is an Internet outage in your area with a tool like Down Detector. Next, make sure no Alexa-related issue is reported on the Ring Status Page. If yes, let them fix the issue while you wait it out. Make sure both devices (Amazon Echo and Ring Doorbell) can access strong Wi-Fi signals from the same network. Your Echo device must have the Communication and Announcement features enabled and not be in Do Not Disturb mode.  Ensure that you are receiving alerts on the Ring app. Reboot your router. Ensure that there is no power issue…Why is Alexa not announcing my Ring Doorbell

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