Bluetooth for Alexa Gadgets Overview
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Your gadget can connect to an Echo device using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) or Classic Bluetooth (BR/EDR). This topic lists the pages that you should read depending on which Bluetooth protocol you use.
Note: Your gadget can support both BLE and Classic Bluetooth. Some first-generation Echo devices support Classic Bluetooth only. For more information, see Echo devices that support gadgets.
Bluetooth Low Energy
If you want your gadget to connect to Echo devices over BLE, see the following topics:
If you want your gadget to connect to Echo devices over Classic Bluetooth, see the following topics:
Last updated: Feb 14, 2022