Alexa Echo Dot WiFi Setup Instructions

Here we offer Alexa Echo Dot WiFi setup instructions, demonstrating setup of any Alexa Echo Dot speaker on a new wireless network.  It lists what you’ll need to get your new Dot Alexa speaker up and running on the internet.  Do this when you first set up a brand new Dot, when someone gives you … Continue reading Alexa Echo Dot WiFi Setup Instructions

Alexa Echo Dot Reset Instructions

The Alexa Echo Dot assistant speakers need a reset every now and again. This restores them to out-of-box, factory default state. Alexa resetting also fixes many bizarre behaviors they sometimes act out.  Furthermore, resetting prepares the speaker assistants for sale or gifting. So here, we offer these Alexa Echo Dot reset instructions for the three … Continue reading Alexa Echo Dot Reset Instructions

Spotify Setup on Amazon Echo Alexa, 2017 Version

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 Amazon Alexa Echo device, including the Dot, Echo, and the Amazon Tap. In this piece we offer instructions on Spotify Setup on Amazon Echo Alexa speakers. With a few simple … Continue reading Spotify Setup on Amazon Echo Alexa, 2017 Version

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

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

Deregister Echo Dot Instructions, How to Deregister Amazon Alexa Echo Dot 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 was the case in this scenario, we bought a new Dot for a sister, but forgot to mark it as a gift in our Amazon cart.  … Continue reading Deregister Echo Dot Instructions, How to Deregister Amazon Alexa Echo Dot Speakers

Pairing JBL Flip 2 with Amazon 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 Amazon Alexa Echo Speakers, Instructions

Pandora Setup Instructions on Amazon Echo Alexa Speakers

Note that Amazon Echo devices do not come equipped 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, first register your Pandora account using your Alexa app.” Well, … Continue reading Pandora Setup Instructions on Amazon Echo Alexa Speakers

Amazon Alexa Gen 2 Echo Dot Smart Speaker Setup Help Instructions

This article outlines what you’ll need and how to set up an Amazon Echo smart speaker device with Amazon’s voice service, Alexa. What You’ll Need Before Starting 1. A WiFi internet connection.  None of the Echo devices manufactured to date has an Ethernet RJ45 port.  So, your only option is to connect them to the Alexa … Continue reading Amazon Alexa Gen 2 Echo Dot Smart Speaker Setup Help Instructions