Honeywell Thermostat WiFi Setup RTH8580WF

Why would you need to perform Honeywell thermostat WiFi setup for the RTH8580WF internet thermostat?  Well, you may need to connect your Honeywell RTH8580WF Wifi Thermostat to a different wireless network. Or, perhaps you have changed the name of your home wifi network.  Or, maybe you want to connect to a different WiFi access point … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat WiFi Setup RTH8580WF





Deregister Echo Dot Instructions, How to Deregister Amazon Alexa Speakers

You might wish to run these deregister Echo Dot instructions if you’re getting rid of a Dot speaker.  Perhaps you’re upgrading to a later model Alexa Dot.  Or, as we did here, we bought a new Dot device for a sister. But we forgot to mark it as a gift in our Amazon cart.  This … Continue reading Deregister Echo Dot Instructions, How to Deregister Amazon Alexa Speakers





JBL Flip 4 Charging Indicator, How to Read to See How Full the Battery Is

The Flip 4 Bluetooth speaker has a group of LEDs across its top panel, as shown in the pictures that follow.  These display battery status and charging status.  In short, the JBL Flip 4 charging indicator lets you see charging progress; how full the battery is at a given time while charging. How to Read … Continue reading JBL Flip 4 Charging Indicator, How to Read to See How Full the Battery Is





JBL Flip 4 Buttons Meaning, Lighted Buttons Described

The JBL Flip 4 waterproof speaker has several buttons and lamps across its top, in two rows.  The power button lights up in different colors to show Bluetooth speaker status.  The Connect button also flashes and lights when linking multiple Connect Plus JBL speakers together for party music over a larger area.  Here, we cover … Continue reading JBL Flip 4 Buttons Meaning, Lighted Buttons Described





Reset Echo Dot 3rd Generation to Factory Default Settings

Here, we show how to reset Echo Dot 3rd Generation Alexa smart speaker back to factory default settings.  So why would you ever do this?  Well, you may wish to sell or give your Dot 3 to another person.  Or link it to a new Amazon account.  Or connect it to a new WiFi network.  … Continue reading Reset Echo Dot 3rd Generation to Factory Default Settings





Honeywell Thermostat Says Wait, Fix, Repair, Solve

A Honeywell Thermostat says wait due to at least four different causes.  We’ll cover those here, as well as how to solve these problems. Then later, we will add more as we run into them. Honeywell Thermostat Says Wait While Booting  To fix this wait message, simply wait, like it says, until the boot / … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Says Wait, Fix, Repair, Solve





How to Find Honeywell RTH9580WF Thermostat IP Address, MAC ID, CRC

Why would you need to know how to find Honeywell RTH9580WF thermostat IP address?  You would check for a valid IP address on the thermostat to make sure that the t-stat is linked to your WiFi network rightly.  Knowing that your t-stat is working with a valid IP address is a valuable aid.  It helps … Continue reading How to Find Honeywell RTH9580WF Thermostat IP Address, MAC ID, CRC





How to Reset Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 2 to Factory Settings

You may wish to factory reset the Alexa Echo Gen 2 smart speaker.  Why?   Because perhaps you wish to sell your old one to another. Or maybe you just want to connect it to a different Amazon account, or to a new wireless network. So, with those tasks in mind, this post covers how … Continue reading How to Reset Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 2 to Factory Settings





JBL Xtreme Firmware Update Instructions

Here, we offer JBL Xtreme firmware update instructions for this great sounding portable Bluetooth speaker. This update can take up to thirty minutes depending on the speed of your internet connection. Plus, you cannot easily reverse it. You won’t be able to downgrade to the earlier firmware version once you complete this software upgrade. So, … Continue reading JBL Xtreme Firmware Update Instructions





Where is the JBL Flip 4 Reset Button Located

Where to find the JBL Flip 4 reset button? Well, there is no actual reset button per se.  Instead, to reset this JBL Bluetooth speaker, you must press a button combination, as described next. JBL Flip 4 Reset Button Combo Location On the JBL Flip 4 waterproof speaker, we find no separate reset button. But … Continue reading Where is the JBL Flip 4 Reset Button Located