If you have an Alexa device like Amazon Echo, Amazon Echo or Amazon Echo Plus, you know they are some of the smartest gadgets on the planet. Unfortunately, however, because they're so smart, they often forget to overnight and forget about you.

One such instance of Alexa-to-Alexa devices. It's been over for two years now, but people are not completely clear on how to do it.

That's where the Alexa yellow ring comes in.

Alexa yellow ring: What is it?

The good news is that there is no such thing as an error.

In fact, when the Echo is glowing all over the Amazon Echo device. Echo-to-Echo messaging, and now you have a message.

How do I check my messages?

Alexa to read them by saying "Alexa, read me my messages" or check the Amazon Alexa app you installed on your phone during the setup process.

Generally we prefer to have Alexa read us the message – because we're living in the future! – but, if you're away from your device, the app works, too.

How do I send a message back?

The first thing you want to do is make sure you have your phone or tablet's address book. You can do that by going into the Alexa app, and going to the 'Communicate' tab. Once you're there, tap the person icon in the top-right corner.

Alexa. You have all your contacts imported. Say "Alexa, send a message to …" and say the name of one of your contacts. Once Alexa can match the contact correctly, she wants to ask what you'd like to say.

Once you're happy with your message, you'll send it and now your friend will have a little bit of fun.

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