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How to Disable Sidewalk on Alexa App


Amazon Sidewalk is a shared public mesh network that was developed to extend the connectivity and reliability of low-bandwidth smart devices. This is possible even if the devices are out of range or if your Wi-Fi connection is down. Amazon takes a small portion of the internet bandwidth from homes that have Sidewalk-enabled devices in order to achieve its goal of establishing a wide-ranging shared network, which results in the establishment of one large public mesh network. There is no need for you to look any further if you are interested in learning how to deactivate Amazon Sidewalk. In this article, you will find a comprehensive and step-by-step guide on how to turn off sidewalk on the Alexa app. So let’s get started:

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How to Disable Sidewalk on Alexa App

1. On your phone, open the Alexa app, and tap the More option in the menu that appears.

How to Disable Sidewalk on Alexa App

2. Select Settings from the menu that is located in the top-right hand corner of the screen.

How to Disable Sidewalk on Alexa App

3. Tap Amazon Sidewalk

How to Disable Sidewalk on Alexa App

4. Tap Disable.

How to Disable Sidewalk on Alexa App


Can you still turn off Amazon Sidewalk?

Tap the More button in the bottom right corner of the Amazon Alexa app. Next, navigate to Settings > Account Settings > Amazon Sidewalk, and then disable it using the toggle switch. Tap the menu button in the top left corner of the Ring app. Then, navigate to Control Center > Amazon Sidewalk, and turn the feature off using the toggle switch.

Do all Echo Dots have Amazon Sidewalk?

If you want to use the Sidewalk setting in your Alexa app, you won’t be able to do so until you have a compatible Echo device linked to your Amazon account. Following is a list of products that are compatible with Echo: Echo (3rd Gen and newer) (3rd Gen and newer) Echo Dot (3rd Gen and newer)

Why is Alexa sidewalk not in my app?

If you are using the most recent version of the Alexa app but do not see Amazon Sidewalk within the app, this is most likely because the device you are using does not support it. If you are using an older version of the Alexa app, however, you should see Amazon Sidewalk within the app.

Where is SmartThings in Alexa app?

Launch the Alexa app, and then verify your account and authorize the various permissions, if prompted to do so. After tapping the Devices tab, swipe to the right until you reach YOUR SMART HOME SKILLS and then tap it. Select the ENABLE SMART HOME SKILLS option, and then select the Search icon located in the top right corner of the screen. Next, conduct a search for SmartThings, then select it, and finally, tap the ENABLE TO USE button.

Why can’t Alexa play everywhere?

Ensure that all of your electronic devices are powered on and connected to the same Wi-Fi network before beginning the process. It is necessary to restart both your device and the network hardware. Verify that the “Do Not Disturb” setting is active on the devices you want to use. If you used an Echo Show to move audio streams to a speaker group, you need to check that it displays the group that you want to use.