Set Up Pandora on Alexa Instructions

We show here how to set up Pandora on Alexa.  Why?  Because Alexa devices do not come with the Pandora streaming music service enabled by default.  Indeed, if you ask Alexa to play Pandora, and Pandora has not been properly configured in your Alexa app, you’ll likely hear a response like: “To play a station, … Continue reading Set Up Pandora on Alexa Instructions





Echo Dot 2nd Generation Setup Instructions

This article outlines what you’ll need for Echo Dot 2nd Generation setup. We cover the steps in doing it as well as how to test out your speaker after you finish setup. What You’ll Need Before Starting Echo Dot 2nd Generation Setup 1. A WiFi Internet Connection None of the Echo devices built to date … Continue reading Echo Dot 2nd Generation Setup Instructions





Factory Reset Alexa Instructions, Dot, Spot, Echo

A complete factory reset Alexa Echo routine is necessary at times.  Why?   Because maybe you’d like to sell your old Alexa device. Or perhaps you just want to connect your speaker assistant to a new Amazon account, or to different WiFi. So, with those tasks in mind, this post details factory resetting the Alexa … Continue reading Factory Reset Alexa Instructions, Dot, Spot, Echo





Factory Reset Amazon Echo Instructions, How to Hard Reset

You may wish to factory reset Amazon Echo  smart speakers.  Why?   Because maybe you’d like to sell your old one. Or perhaps you just want to connect your Echo to a new Amazon account, or to different WiFi internet. So, with those tasks in mind, this post details resetting the Amazon Echo line of … Continue reading Factory Reset Amazon Echo Instructions, How to Hard Reset





Echo Dot 3 Setup Instructions for Amazon Alexa 3rd Generation Dot

This piece discusses what you’ll need for Echo Dot 3 setup and the steps to take to perform that setup.  Applies to the 2018 model of Amazon’s ever popular version of this Echo Dot smart speaker. Before you Start Echo Dot 3 Setup 1. A WiFi Internet Connection None of the Echo Dot 3 devices manufactured … Continue reading Echo Dot 3 Setup Instructions for Amazon Alexa 3rd Generation Dot





Alexa Echo Subwoofer Setup Instructions for Amazon Echo Sub

This piece discusses what you’ll need for Alexa Echo Subwoofer setup and the steps to take to accomplish that.  Note that this sub woofer does not operate in stand-alone mode.  In fact, to make it play, you must pair it with at least one, or preferably two, compatible Amazon Echo speakers.  These include the Echo … Continue reading Alexa Echo Subwoofer Setup Instructions for Amazon Echo Sub





Pairing JBL Flip 2 with Alexa Echo Speakers Instructions

This post demonstrates ways of pairing JBL Flip 2 with Amazon Alexa Echo speakers. These pairing instructions include the generation 1 and generation 2 Echo Dot, and the Gen 1 and 2 Echo tower speakers. For this demo, we’ll show how to pair with our Amazon Echo Dot speaker.  Since this Bluetooth pairing happens between … Continue reading Pairing JBL Flip 2 with Alexa Echo Speakers Instructions





Deregister Echo Dot Instructions, How to Deregister Amazon Alexa Speakers

You might wish to run these deregister Echo Dot instructions if you’re getting rid of a Dot speaker.  Perhaps you’re upgrading to a later model Alexa Dot.  Or, as we did here, we bought a new Dot device for a sister. But we forgot to mark it as a gift in our Amazon cart.  This … Continue reading Deregister Echo Dot Instructions, How to Deregister Amazon Alexa Speakers





Alexa Factory Reset Echo Dot Instructions

The Amazon Echo Dot talking speakers need a factory reset every now and then. This restores them to out-of-box, factory default parameters. Factory resetting Alexa smart speakers like the Echo Dot models, also fixes many bizarre  behaviors they sometimes act out. So here thus, we give Alexa factory reset Echo Dot instructions.  We think they’ll … Continue reading Alexa Factory Reset Echo Dot Instructions





Hard Reset Alexa Echo Dot Instructions

The Alexa Echo Dot talking speakers need a hard reset every so often. This restores them to out-of-box, factory default state. Hard resetting them also fixes many weird behaviors they might show.  Resetting prepares them for sale or gifting. So here, we offer these hard reset Alexa Echo Dot instructions for the three current generations … Continue reading Hard Reset Alexa Echo Dot Instructions