Hook Up Alexa Smart Speaker to a New WiFi Router, How To

In order to hook up Alexa  to a new WiFi router, put the speaker into Setup mode first. There, you choose the desired WiFi network for the speaker. Below, we walk through hooking up Alexa with an Amazon Alexa Echo Dot 2 speaker. But, the hook up Alexa process is alike for the other speakers.  … Continue reading Hook Up Alexa Smart Speaker to a New WiFi Router, How To



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



How to Connect Alexa to WiFi Internet

How to connect Alexa to WiFi and the internet? Well, to do that the speaker must be entered into Setup mode first.  There, you choose the wireless network you’d like to have the speaker log into via the Alexa app. You can do this on either your desktop computer or mobile device.  Now below, we … Continue reading How to Connect Alexa to WiFi Internet



How to Change Wi-Fi Network on Original Google Home Smart Speaker, Updated for 2018

You may experience Wi-Fi connection errors when booting your original Google Home speaker. Or, the smart speaker does not show as connected in the Google Home app. Both problems occur when the speaker is no longer linked to your Wi-Fi network. These situations can occur if you’ve changed your Wi-Fi network name (SSID) or network … Continue reading How to Change Wi-Fi Network on Original Google Home Smart Speaker, Updated for 2018



Reconnecting to Wi-Fi on the Harman Kardon Invoke Cortana Smart Speaker

Unfortunately, there’s currently no way to  just  reconnect to WiFi on the Harman Kardon Invoke Microsoft Cortana smart speaker.  To reconnect to Wi-Fi, but to a different Wi-Fi network, you must first completely reset the this speaker to factory default state.  Then, run through the setup procedure again, like setting up a brand new smart … Continue reading Reconnecting to Wi-Fi on the Harman Kardon Invoke Cortana Smart Speaker



Original Google Home Wi-Fi Smart Speaker Picture Gallery

We’ve snapped many pictures of the first, the original, Google Home  smart speaker, its accessories, and the original packaging, for the various posts we’re writing about this Wi-Fi virtual assistant speaker.  We’ve put these photos together here in one post for quick and easy viewing and perusing.  Often times, all it takes is viewing some … Continue reading Original Google Home Wi-Fi Smart Speaker Picture Gallery



How to Change WiFi Network on Google Home Max Smart Speaker

While we have not yet received our Google Home Max voice activated speaker, we suspect that the procedure for changing / updating the Wi-Fi network to which it connects, is very similar to how it’s done on the other Google Home smart speakers, such as the Home and the Mini.  So, here, we’ll rewrite the … Continue reading How to Change WiFi Network on Google Home Max Smart Speaker



Belkin Range Extender Reset Instructions, F9K1122, F9K1122v1, F9K1122v2

Belkin has created a line of plug in range extenders.  These include the F9K1122, F9K1122v1, and F9K1122v2 units for Wi-Fi.  These each have a hard reset button.  Pressing this button erases any custom settings. This returns the Belkin extender to factory default values.  E.g. It restores the settings to what they were when the unit shipped from … Continue reading Belkin Range Extender Reset Instructions, F9K1122, F9K1122v1, F9K1122v2



Netgear WNCE2001 Reset Instructions

You may wish to change the hosting WiFi network to which the Netgear WNCE2001 connects.  Or perhaps you changed the SSID and / or WiFi password of the hosting network. Or, maybe you wish to connect the WNCE 2001 to a friend’s Wi-Fi while visiting.  Perhaps your WNCE2001 fails to connect to the Wi-Fi network … Continue reading Netgear WNCE2001 Reset Instructions



Solving Belkin F9K1106 Wireless Extender Blinking Orange Light Problem

When the Belkin wireless extender status lamp blinks orange, on and off, this means that the extender has either not yet connected to the intended wireless network(s) to extend, or it is unable to connect to these primary wireless networks, for various reasons.  The primary network may have gone down, lost power, or requires a reboot.  … Continue reading Solving Belkin F9K1106 Wireless Extender Blinking Orange Light Problem