Answer to: What does the microphone button do on the top of the device?The microphone button will turn the microphones off. You will know that they are off when the light ring turns red. Press this button again to turn the microphones back on.
Answer to: How do I connect my device to the internet?You connect your Amazon Echo Dot through the Alexa app! Go to settings, select your device, and select set up wifi! I am attaching a link which will give more help on connecting your device to the web. https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/...
Answer to: How do I pair my phone or tablet to my echo dot?Hi there! Make sure the bluetooth is turned on on both your iPhone and tablet. Say "Alexa, pair," and select the Amazon Echo from settings to connect. For more help visit the troubleshooting page here: Amazon Echo Dot 2nd Generation Troubleshooting