How to pair an iPad or iPhone to your Amazon Echo Alexa

Easily Stream your Music from your iOS Device to Alexa via Bluetooth

Step 1

Open the Alexa app. If you don't have it installed download the Alexa app.

Select Devices->Echo & Alexa

Step 2

Then select your Echo from the list

Then Choose Bluetooth Devices.

Step 3

Then tap the "Pair a New Device"

Step 4

Press your device home button and open up the iOS Settings app, then select Bluetooth

Select your Alexa device from the list. The device will then announce that "it is now connected to (Your) iPad".

Once paired, you can go ahead and close both the Settings app and the Alexa app.


Once you are paired to the Alexa device you can rename it by tapping the "i" under Settings>Bluetooth and rename the device to something more memorable.


If you have connected via Bluetooth to this device before, sometimes the iPad / iPhone won't connect to it again this is an iOS Bluetooth issue

Simply tap the "i" icon next to the name and choose "Forget this device". then rescan for Bluetooth devices and now select it. It should now pair for you.

Step 5

In MusicStreamer your Alexa should already be selected as the playback device. If it isn't, simply tap the AirPlay icon to the right of the volume slider and select your Alexa from the list.

Download a Free Trial of MusicStreamer

If you want to stream your entire music library or your playlists from a computer or a network media drive to your Alexa device then you can via MusicStreamer. Simply download the app, scan your network and pair to your Alexa device.

Estimated Time: 4 minutes


  • How do you connect to Alexa via Bluetooth?

    You can only do this via the Alexa app. Follow our simple guide.

  • How do I play music from my iPhone to Alexa?

    You need to pair your iPhone using the Alexa app, use our simple guide. If you want to play your music collection from your Mac or PC without syncing it all to your iPhone, try MusicStreamer’s Free Trial.

  • How do you connect your iPhone / iPad to Alexa?

    To pair an iOS device you need to do this via the Alexa app. See our step by step guide.

  • How can I play my music collection on my computer to Alexa?

    You can do this via the iOS app MusicStreamer. Connect to and scan your music library, then pair your device to Alexa with our simple guide. Download a Free trial of MusicStreamer on the AppStore.