What Is Amazon XXX in Amazon Echo Speakers

What is Amazon XXX?  What is Amazon XXX?  This is a special Wi-Fi network that Amazon smart speakers create during setup.  The smart speaker itself becomes the access point of this network.  Then, a device running the Alexa app connects to this amazon xxx network.  Next, it sends user preferred settings to the speaker.  The … Continue reading What Is Amazon XXX in Amazon Echo Speakers



Factory Reset Google Home Mini WiFi Speaker Instructions

Here we answer the question: How to Factory Reset Google Home Mini?  You might reset your Google Home Mini smart speaker to get it ready for sale to another person.  Or, you want to link it to a new Google account. Or you wish to connect it to a new Wi-Fi network. Whatever the reason, … Continue reading Factory Reset Google Home Mini WiFi Speaker Instructions



How to Pair the Victor Reader Trek Talking GPS eBook Player with Google Home Bluetooth Smart Speakers

The Victor Reader Trek GPS navigator, eBook player, podcatcher, and web radio can connect to most any Bluetooth speaker, allowing you to listen to podcasts, books, recorded notes, and streaming internet radio through it. We thus, demonstrate here how to pair the Trek to a Google Home smart speakers with Bluetooth capability. Bluetooth Pairing Instructions … Continue reading How to Pair the Victor Reader Trek Talking GPS eBook Player with Google Home Bluetooth Smart Speakers



How to Turn On Bluetooth Pairing Mode in Google Home Smart Speakers

All smart speakers in the Google Home family now support Bluetooth.  They can act as Bluetooth speakers themselves. This allows you to play audio from your phone or other mobile device through them.  Indeed, you get better sound quality through a Google speaker.  So in this demo, we prepare the Google Home Mini speaker to … Continue reading How to Turn On Bluetooth Pairing Mode in Google Home Smart Speakers



How to Pair the Victor Reader Trek Player with a Harman Kardon Invoke Bluetooth Speaker

The Victor Reader Trek portable eBook player, pod catcher, can connect to most any Bluetooth speaker, allowing you to listen to  podcasts, books, recorded notes, and streaming internet radio through that wireless speaker. We demonstrate here how to pair the Trek to the popular Harman Kardon Cortana Invoke Bluetooth Smart Speaker Bluetooth speaker.  Note that … Continue reading How to Pair the Victor Reader Trek Player with a Harman Kardon Invoke Bluetooth Speaker



Can You Change Alexas Name She Answers To?

Can you change Alexas name? You can indeed change the name that the Amazon Alexa enabled speakers respond to when you say it.  Current choices are, “Alexa…,” “Amazon…,” “Computer…,” and “Echo…”  You say this name when you want the voice assistant to run a command or answer a question.  It’s how you “get her attention,” so to speak. … Continue reading Can You Change Alexas Name She Answers To?



How to Factory Reset Google Home Original Speaker

You can reset all of the smart speakers in the Google Home family. These include the Original Google Home, the Mini, and the Max. Thus, reset any of these to restore proper operation. This readies the speakers for transfer to another person.  Here, we show how to factory reset google home original speaker in the … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Google Home Original Speaker



How to Change Wi-Fi Network on Victor Reader Trek GPS Navigator and eBook Player

The Victor Reader Trek GPS navigator and eBook Player media player offers access numerous GPS wireless capabilities. Like with the Victor Reader Stream 2, you can download firmware updates directly to it without a personal computer, play Internet radio stations, download talking books directly from the National Library Service for the Blind (NLS), get National … Continue reading How to Change Wi-Fi Network on Victor Reader Trek GPS Navigator and eBook Player



Reset Google Home Mini, How To

You may decide to offer your Google Home Mini smart speaker for sale.  Or perhaps you wish to link it to a different Google account.   Then again, you might just want to connect it to a different Wi-Fi network. To do any of these things, you must first unlink this device from its current … Continue reading Reset Google Home Mini, How To



Reset Echo Dot to Restore Proper Operation

The Echo Dot smart speakers need a hard reset now and then.  This restores them to their out-of-box, factory default states.  This also corrects many abnormal behaviors in these speakers.  So, we show you how to reset Echo Dot in this piece.  Why?  Because this often corrects erratic behaviors in these speakers, and prepares them … Continue reading Reset Echo Dot to Restore Proper Operation