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If you have an Eero mesh system, you can extend your Wi-Fi network with select Echo devices. Amazon acquired Eero in 2019, and the company has continued to turn out some of the best mesh Wi-Fi routers around. The Eero range is especially good for Alexa-based smart homes, offering tight integration if you link your Amazon and Eero accounts. Read on to find out which Echo devices can act as Eero Wi-Fi extenders and how to set them up, but note that Eero Built-in is only available in the US and Canada for now.

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What Is Eero Built-in?

Smartphone displaying Eero WiFi app

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Any Echo device with the “Eero Built-in” badge can now act as a Wi-Fi extender for your mesh network. Compatible Echo speakers extend coverage by up to 1,000 square feet, offer speeds up to 100 Mbps, and can connect up to 10 devices. All compatible Echo devices use the 5 GHz band (no 2.4 GHz or 6 GHz support). 

All Eero Built-In Devices 

Amazon Echo Dot and Eero Mesh WiFi router

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All you need to get started is a compatible Eero gateway device (your main router). Here’s the complete list: