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How to pair an Echo Sub to an Amazon Echo speaker

Echo Sub with Echo Plus
Echo Sub with Echo Plus (Image credit: Android Central)

You've decided to up your streaming audio game by grabbing an Echo Sub to pair with your current Echo speakers. It's a great pickup, with 100 watts of power to accentuate the deepest lows of your favorite music. Now the only thing left to do is to set up the Sub within your current setup. Let's go through how to do that now!

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How to pair the Echo Sub to an Echo speaker

  1. Open the Alexa App on your phone.
  2. Tap the menu button on the upper left corner of your screen.
  3. Tap Add Device.Source: Clinton Bowman / Android Central

  1. Tap the Amazon Echo icon.
  2. Tap Echo Sub.
  3. On the Select your Amazon Echo screen, select your Echo Sub. It will be named Echo Sub-XXXSource: Clinton Bowman / Android Central

  1. Tap the Wi-Fi network your other Echo devices are connected to.
  2. Once your Echo Sub is connected to your Wi-Fi, tap Continue to begin pairing your Echo Sub to your Echo speaker.
  3. Watch the Echo Sub setup video. After the video is finished, tap Continue twice.Source: Clinton Bowman / Android Central

  1. Tap the Echo speaker or stereo configuration you wish to pair your Echo Sub to and tap Next in the upper right of your screen.
  2. Let your Echo Sub pair to your speakers.
  3. Your Echo Sub is now successfully paired with your Echo speaker(s)!Source: Clinton Bowman / Android Central

Once finished, you'll be able to enjoy your favorite songs while feeling the deep bass from your Echo Sub. It's the perfect complement to your Echo speaker set up, or even a pair of Echos for 2.1 stereo streaming audio.

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The Amazon Echo (3rd Gen) is an solid option for families looking to ease into the smart speaker space. Being able to pair two for a stereo setup allows for 2.1 stereo sound, giving you high quality streaming audio with home assistant capabilities.

Additional equipment

Amazon Music official render

Amazon Music official render (Image credit: Amazon)

Amazon Music (opens in new tab) (From $8 per month at Amazon)

Amazon Music Unlimited offers over 40 million songs, special exclusives, and tailored playlists and stations. If you're a Prime member you can get a few bucks per month off of your membership!

Echo Dot Plum official render

Echo Dot Plum official render (Image credit: Amazon)

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) (opens in new tab) ($34 at Amazon)

A cheaper alternative to the Amazon Echo, the Echo Dot's speaker upgrade makes it a viable speaker and home assistant for anyone on a budget.

Jeramy is proud to help *Keep Austin Weird* and loves hiking in the hill country of central Texas with a breakfast taco in each hand. When he's not writing about smart home gadgets and wearables, he's defending his relationship with his smart voice assistants to his family. You can follow him on Twitter at @jeramyutgw.