Google Home Mini Power Cord Specs, Replacement

The power cord that ships with the Google Home Mini smart speaker is a typical medium-current USB supply.  We cover specs and details for this cord here.  But if you’re not able to find an original replacement power cord, any medium and high power USB power supply with a micro USB jack works too. The … Continue reading Google Home Mini Power Cord Specs, Replacement



How to Get Alexa to Play Spotify Playlists

Here, we cover hot to get Alexa to play Spotify playlists.  You can ask an Amazon smart speaker to play any public playlist on Spotify, as well as playlists that you’ve created in your own Spotify account.  Further, you must link that account to your Amazon account via the Alexa app.  Once that’s done, you … Continue reading How to Get Alexa to Play Spotify Playlists



How to Factory Reset Echo Dot 3

Here, we demo how to factory reset the Echo Dot 3 talking speaker. Factory resetting restores the 3rd Gen smart speaker back to default, fresh-from-the-factory operation.  So why would anyone want to do this?  You might want to sell the speaker on eBay or give it to another for Christmas.  Factory resetting also allows you … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Echo Dot 3



How to Reset Echo Dot 3rd Gen Speaker

Here, we show how to reset the Echo Dot 3rd gen speaker back to factory default settings.  So why would you ever do this?  Well, you may wish to sell or give your speaker to another person.  Or link it to a new Amazon account.  Or connect it to a new WiFi network.  In all … Continue reading How to Reset Echo Dot 3rd Gen Speaker



How to Reset Echo Dot 2 Back to Default Settings

You may decide to sell or give your Echo Dot 2 smart speaker to another person. or wish to link it to a different Amazon account, or connect it to a different WiFi network.  Here, we show how to reset Echo Dot 2 and reload its factory default settings. To unlink this device from its … Continue reading How to Reset Echo Dot 2 Back to Default Settings



How to Reset Echo Dot 3rd Generation to Factory Settings

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



How to Reset Alexa Echo Dot 3rd Generation

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



How to Reset Echo Dot 2nd Generation

You may wish to reset Echo Dot 2nd Generation to factory settings because you wish to sell it. Or you just want to set it to another Amazon account, or to a new WiFi network. So, in that vein, to reset your speaker to factory settings, just run through the following steps. Factory resetting unlinks … Continue reading How to Reset Echo Dot 2nd Generation



How to Hard Reset Echo Dot 3rd Gen

Here, we show how to hard reset the Echo Dot 3rd gen speaker back to factory default settings.  So why would you ever do this?  Well, you may wish to sell or give your speaker to another person.  Or link it to a new Amazon account.  Or connect it to a new WiFi network.  In … Continue reading How to Hard Reset Echo Dot 3rd Gen



How to Reset Echo Dot Gen 1 Speaker

Now that the gen 1 Amazon Echo Dot is no longer the most recent version of this smart speaker, you may be thinking about upgrading to the newer speakers.  So, you may wish to reset Echo Dot gen 1 smart speaker to sell or gift your old one  to a stranger buyer. Or perhaps you … Continue reading How to Reset Echo Dot Gen 1 Speaker