Amazon Dash Wand is a barcode scanner launched by Amazon for its US Prime users. The device, with a built-in virtual assistant, is enabled by Alexa. Users can easily interact with this stick to update their grocery lists, ask recipes, scan grocery barcodes, convert measurements, and place order for household commodities from Amazon by pressing a button. Once you buy this barcode scanner, you need to set up Amazon Dash Wand on iPhone and Android smartphone.
This Dash Wand is designed to be handy; you can hold it like a microphone and send commands to dim lights, help you with recipes, convert cups to ounces etc. Once your task is finished, simply stick it on your fridge as it is a magnetic wand. Since it is water-resistant, you can comfortably use it in your kitchen. If you have got an Amazon Dash Wand, you should go ahead and set up Amazon Dash Wand on iPhone and Android phone.
How to Set Up Amazon Dash Wand on iPhone and Android Phone
Before you go ahead, you need to download the latest version of Amazon app on your devices; your Android phone should be running Android 4.0 or later and your iOS device should be powered by iOS 7 or later. You can download or update Amazon app by checking this link.
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How to Register Amazon Dash Wand with an iPhone
Step #1: First off, open Amazon Wand Set up page on your iPhone.
Step #2: Select your country.
Step #3: Next, click on Get Started.
Step #4: Now you need to insert two AAA batteries in Amazon Dash Wand and tap on Continue on your iPhone.
Step #5: You may be asked to turn on Bluetooth; you can do this from Settings → Bluetooth.
Step #6: Take Amazon Dash Wand in your hand and then press and hold the button for 15 to 20 seconds; when LED light turns orange, you need to tap on Connect on your iPhone.
Step #7: You may be asked to follow the on-screen instructions to switch on Bluetooth. Note that Bluetooth is required to set up Amazon Dash Wand.
Step #8: Press and hold the button on your Amazon Dash Wand until you see the LED light turn blue; next, tap on Connect on your iPhone.
Step #9: Finally, choose a Wi-Fi network with which you want to connect your Amazon Dash Wand. Type in the Wi-Fi network password (if required) and tap on Continue.
How to Register Amazon Dash Wand with an Android Phone
Step #1: Launch https://www.amazon.com/wandsetup.
Step #2: Select your country.
Step #3: Now click on Get Started.
Step #4: Next, you need to insert AAA batteries in your Amazon Dash Wand and tap on Continue on Android phone.
Step #5: When you are asked to turn on Bluetooth, simply tap on Allow. Bluetooth is required to set up Amazon Dash Wand on your Android phone.
Step #6: Take Amazon Dash Wand in your hand, and press and hold the button for 20 odd seconds. When an LED light turns orange, tap on Connect on your Android phone.
Step #7: Finally, choose a Wi-Fi network you want to connect your Amazon Dash Wand with. If required, enter the password for Wi-Fi network and tap on Continue.
Now you are all set to use your Amazon Dash Wand for multiple tasks.