How to Change Alexa Name to Jarvis

Here we answer the question: How to change Alexa name to Jarvis? You can indeed change the name that the Amazon Alexa enabled speakers respond to when you say it.  But you can’t change it to Jarvis.  Currently, there are only four choices for the name that an Alexa speaker responds to, and those are, … Continue reading How to Change Alexa Name to Jarvis



How do I Connect Alexa to the Internet

Here, we answer the common question:  How do I connect Alexa to the internet?  Keep in mind that you need not completely erase your Alexa speaker settings to connect it to the internet on a new wireless network. Furthermore, at least for the Alexa Spot speaker, you need neither a tablet nor phone running the … Continue reading How do I Connect Alexa to the Internet



How to Reset Echo Studio Speaker

Here, we show how to factory reset the Echo Studio speaker, to put it back to factory default settings.  You may wish reset to prepare the unit to sell or give the to another.  Or, to link it to a new Alexa account.  Or, to connect it to a new WiFi network.  In all these … Continue reading How to Reset Echo Studio Speaker



What do the Buttons on Alexa Mean

All Alexa speakers feature two to several buttons, and most also have a light ring around the top.  Here, we describe what these Alexa buttons mean, and discuss what each button / plug is for, and when to press them to access the many speaker features.  Finally, we touch a bit on some of the … Continue reading What do the Buttons on Alexa Mean



How to Set Up Google Home Speaker

This post how to set up the original Google Home speaker on your home WiFi network and how to access the speaker from the Google Home app. How to Set Up Google Home Speaker: What You’ll Need First A WiFi internet Connection None of the Google Home devices that we know of has an Ethernet … Continue reading How to Set Up Google Home Speaker



How to Factory Reset Echo Dot 3rd Generation

Here, we show how to factory reset the Echo Dot 3rd Generation speaker, to set it back to default factory settings.  So why would you ever factory reset ?  Well, you may wish to sell or give this speaker to another person.  Or sync it to a new Amazon account.  Or to join it to … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Echo Dot 3rd Generation



Where is the Action Button on Alexa Echo Speakers

Shows where the Action button is on Alexa speakers, including the Dot, Echo, Spot, Sub, and Studio models.  All the speakers that we know of have this button on the top of the unit somewhere. Where is the Action Button on Alexa Echo Dot Gen 1 Speaker First in our list, on the 1st generation … Continue reading Where is the Action Button on Alexa Echo Speakers



How to Reset Alexa Dot 3rd Generation Speaker

Here, we show how to reset the Alexa Dot 3rd Generation speaker to return it to its factory default settings.  So why would you ever reset ?  Because you may desire to sell or give this unit to another person.  Or, connect it to a new Amazon account.  Or sync it to a new WiFi … Continue reading How to Reset Alexa Dot 3rd Generation Speaker



Where is the Reset Button on Alexa Speakers

Shows where the reset button is on Alexa speakers, including the Dot, Echo, and Studio models.  Indeed, the answer depends on which Dot you’re asking about. Where is the Reset Button on Alexa Echo Dot Gen 1 Speaker First off, on the 1st generation Echo Dot, find this button on the under side (the bottom) … Continue reading Where is the Reset Button on Alexa Speakers



How to Reset Echo Dot 3 Speaker

Here, we demo how to reset the Echo Dot 3 talking speaker. Resetting restores this unit back to default, fresh-from-the-factory settings.  So why would anyone want to reset?  Because you might wish to sell the speaker, donate it, or give it to friend for Christmas.  Resetting also allows you to link the Echo Dot 3 … Continue reading How to Reset Echo Dot 3 Speaker