Picture of the -Action- button on the Alexa Echo Studio speaker.

Where is the Action Button on Alexa Echo Speakers

Shows where the Action button is on Alexa speakers, including the Dot, Echo, Spot, Sub, and Studio models.  Note that all the speakers that we know of have this button on the top of the unit somewhere.





Where is the Action Button on Alexa Echo Dot Gen 1 Speaker

First in our list, on the 1st generation Echo Dot, find this button on the top of the unit.





Where is It on Alexa Echo Dot Gen 2 Speaker

On the second generation Echo Dot, there is no separate button for resetting the speaker.  Instead, the Mic Off and Volume Down (-) buttons on the top of the unit are pressed and held down at the same time to initiate a factory default reset.  See these in the following picture.  Finally, see our How to Reset Echo Dot 2nd Gen to Factory Default for more details on resetting this Dot Echo.

Echo Dot 2 smart speaker, top view, showing the Action button highlighted.

Where is the Action Button on Alexa Echo Dot Gen 3 Speaker

On the 3rd generation Echo Dot, again, we find no separate button for resetting.  Rather, the  Action button on the top of the unit also acts as the  Reset button.   See this button location in the following picture.  At last, check our  Reset Echo Dot 3rd Generation to Factory Default Settings  post for more details.

Top view picture of the speaker, showing the Action button highlighted.
Speaker top view, showing the Action button highlighted.




Where is the Action Button on the Alexa Echo Gen 1 Speaker

The Alexa Echo Gen 1 speaker has a separate physical reset button with pinhole access on the bottom of the unit, as shown next.

Top view picture of the speaker, showing the -Action- button highlighted.
Speake, top view, showing the -Action- button highlighted.

Where is the Action Button on the Alexa Echo Gen 2 Speaker

The Alexa Gen 2 Echo speaker, we find no separate reset button.  But the Mic Off and Volume Down buttons on the top of the unit, also serve as the Reset button when pressed and held in at the same time.   See these controls circled in the next picture.  

Picture of the speaker top view, showing the -Action- button highlighted.
Top view of the speaker, showing the -Action- button highlighted.

Where is It on the Alexa Echo Gen 3 Speaker

The Alexa Echo Gen 3 speaker, again, has no separate reset button.  But the Action button on the top also serves as the Reset button.   See this control pointed out by the green arrow in the next picture. 

Top view picture of the speaker, showing the -Action- button highlighted.
Top view of the speaker, showing the -Action- button highlighted.

Where is the Action Button on the Alexa Echo Spot Speaker

No physical Action button is provided on the Alexa Echo Spot.

Where is It on the Alexa Echo Studio Speaker

Once again, find the Action button on the top of the unit.  It’s the right-most button in the group of buttons there. 

Picture of the -Action- button on the Alexa Echo Studio speaker.
The -Action- button on the Alexa Echo Studio speaker.

Where is the Action Button on the Alexa Echo Sub Speaker

Likewise, we find no separate reset button on the Alexa Echo Studio. But there is the Action button on the back of the unit, which also functions as the Reset button.   See this control pointed out in the next picture.  

Picture of the Echo Sub woofer rear panel, speaker in Setup mode, showing the orange action button highlighted.
Echo Sub woofer rear panel, speaker in Setup mode, showing the orange action button highlighted.

Other Posts About Alexa Speakers

  1. Where is the Reset Button on Alexa Speakers
  2. How to Update WiFi on Alexa Speakers
  3. Reboot Echo Dot 2 Alexa Speaker Instructions
  4. How to Add Pandora to Alexa Speakers
  5. How to Hook Up Alexa Speaker to New WiFi




References 

  1. Alexa Speakers Product Page at Amazon.com

Revision History

  • 2020-12-10: First published.
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