Where is the Reset Button on the Original Amazon Echo Smart Speaker

The reset button on the generation one (original) Amazon Echo smart speaker can be found on the underside of the unit, as pointed at by the purple arrow in the next picture.  The reset button is inside a small hole there. To actuate it, insert the end of a small to medium-sized paper clip.  Press … Continue reading Where is the Reset Button on the Original Amazon Echo Smart Speaker



Where is the Reset Button on Amazon Generation 2 Echo Smart Speaker Located

On the second generation Amazon Echo smart speaker, there is no separate reset button.  Instead, the Mic Off and Volume Down (-) buttons on the top of the unit are pressed and held down at the same time to initiate a factory default reset.  See these in the following picture. Related Posts AC Power Adapter … Continue reading Where is the Reset Button on Amazon Generation 2 Echo Smart Speaker Located



How to Reboot the Harman Kardon Invoke Cortana Smart Speaker

You may wish to reboot your Harman Kardon Cortana Invoke smart speaker if it exhibits unstable performance, becomes non responsive to voice requests, emits strange sounds, breaks up, chirps or squeaks unexpectedly, or suffers other unusual symptoms. Always try a speaker restart first (described here), as this often corrects numerous problems, and avoids the unnecessary … Continue reading How to Reboot the Harman Kardon Invoke Cortana Smart Speaker



AC Power Adapter Specs for Microsoft Invoke Cortana Smart Speaker

The US version of the power adapter for the Harman / Kardon Microsoft Invoke smart speaker discussed here, features retracting AC prongs, a four-foot long cord, and is pretty light weight for its larger size.  It’s very long, yet its modest width allows  easy fitting into a standard power strip outlet without blocking adjacent receptacles. … Continue reading AC Power Adapter Specs for Microsoft Invoke Cortana Smart Speaker



How to Adjust Bass and Treble on Original Google Home Smart Speaker

The Google Home suite of smart speakers, including the first, original Google Home assistant speaker, now offer basic equalization controls (bass and treble), which you can adjust on a per speaker device basis via today’s Google Home app. You may set these controls as follows. 1. Bring up the Google Home App If you don’t … Continue reading How to Adjust Bass and Treble on Original Google Home Smart Speaker



How to Adjust Volume on Google Home Mini Smart Speaker

There are many ways for how to adjust volume on Google Home Mini smart speaker.  These depend on the app(s) you’re streaming from mainly.  But the speaker itself has two touch pads as well, for volume control on its left and right edges. Plus, you can set volume with the native Google Home app.  Finally, … Continue reading How to Adjust Volume on Google Home Mini Smart Speaker



How to Adjust Bass and Treble on Google Home Mini Smart Speaker

The Google Home suite of smart speakers, including the Google Home Mini, now feature basic equalization controls (bass and treble), which you can adjust on a per speaker basis via today’s Google Home app.  You may set these controls as follows. How to Adjust Bass and Treble on Google Home Mini Smart Speaker 1. Bring … Continue reading How to Adjust Bass and Treble on Google Home Mini Smart Speaker



How to Set Up Spotify on Google Home Mini Smart Speaker

If you’re a Spotify streaming service subscription holder, you can now listen to your playlists and request songs from the Spotify library to play on your Google Home Mini smart speaker. However, the Mini will not play Spotify recordings until you link it up with a (free, at least) Spotify account. Indeed, with a few … Continue reading How to Set Up Spotify on Google Home Mini Smart Speaker



Unlink Spotify from Google Home Mini Smart Speaker

In this post, we discuss how to unlink Spotify from Google Home Mini Smart Speaker.  Now you may wish unlink (remove, delete) your Spotify account from your Google Home Mini smart speaker because either: You’ve cancelled your Spotify subscription, and just want to get rid of its records from your Google Home app settings, to … Continue reading Unlink Spotify from Google Home Mini Smart Speaker



Google Home Mini Speaker Spotify Commands List

Through the Google Home assistant via the Google Home Mini speaker, you can control your music listening on Spotify with voice commands! Ask Google Home Mini to play a song, an album, a public playlist or one of your own private playlists. Google Home Mini works quite well with Spotify, giving you access to all … Continue reading Google Home Mini Speaker Spotify Commands List