How to properly Shutdown or Reboot the Amazon Echo Show

While experimenting with the Amazon Echo Show, I stumbled on the proper way to shut the device down. It doesn’t seem to be documented anywhere, so I figured I’d post it for those who need it. To shut down the Echo Show, simply hold down the mute button for about 3 seconds and then tap “OK” when the power off option appears. The mute button is the leftmost button on top of the Echo Show. To power the device back on, which essentially restarts it, just press and hold the mute button again while the device is off.

  1. Joe says:

    Thank! I wondered how to do that without having to physically unplug and plug it back in.

  2. Julie says:

    When does the echo would turn orange light

  3. sdog says:

    Thank you so much for this tip !
    Works on my echo show 8 !

  4. Rose Rios says:

    I need help with my echo show it is on normal boot how do I take it off

  5. Gail Mueller says:

    Thanks so much.

  6. George says:

    I can’t get my Alexa to power on bought a new power cord but still nothing

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