How to Connect Pandora to Alexa, 2018 Version

This piece shows how to connect Pandora to Alexa smart speakers.  Note that Amazon Echo devices do not come with Pandora enabled by default. Indeed, Pandora will not play if not set up.  E.g. If you ask Alexa to play Pandora when not set up, she says something like: “To play a station, first register … Continue reading How to Connect Pandora to Alexa, 2018 Version



How to Reset Echo Alexa Smart Speakers

A full reset Echo Alexa routine is needed sometimes.  Why?   Because perhaps you desire to sell your old Echo device. Or perhaps you just want to connect your speaker to a new Amazon account, or to another WiFi network. So, with those needs to consider, this post details how to reset Echo Alexa assistant … Continue reading How to Reset Echo Alexa Smart Speakers



How to Pair JBL Go 2 with Echo Alexa Speakers

This post demonstrates how to pair JBL Go 2 with Echo Alexa speakers. Since this pairing happens between the Go JBL and the Echo Dot devices directly, you need not turn Bluetooth on in the mobile device you’re using to set up this pairing. How to Pair JBL Go 2 with Echo Alexa  Speakers With … Continue reading How to Pair JBL Go 2 with Echo Alexa Speakers



How to Pair UE Wonderboom with Alexa Echo Speakers

This post demonstrates how to pair UE Wonderboom with Amazon Alexa Echo and Echo Dot speakers. These instructions include the all Bluetooth (BT) compatible Echo Dot smart speakers. And, since this pairing occurs right between the Wonderboom and the Echo Dots, you need not turn BT on in the mobile device you’re using to create … Continue reading How to Pair UE Wonderboom with Alexa Echo Speakers



How to Connect Honeywell Thermostat to Alexa, 2019 Version

We have an Alexa smart speaker with the Amazon voice assistant, and we found that we can connect those speakers to our Honeywell  Total Connect Comfort (TCC)   thermostat.  This allows speaking voice commands to Alexa that in turn, read and adjust various settings on our internet-connected Honeywell thermostat.  Highly useful feature that is.  Thus … Continue reading How to Connect Honeywell Thermostat to Alexa, 2019 Version



How to Connect Alexa to Internet, Connecting Amazon Echo Speakers

Here, we show how to connect Alexa to internet, using the Amazon Alexa Echo Spot talking video speaker to demonstrate this. See the Related Posts section for links to posts that show how to connect most of the other Echo speakers as well.  Now keep in mind that you need not completely erase your Alexa … Continue reading How to Connect Alexa to Internet, Connecting Amazon Echo Speakers



How to Reset Echo Dot 3rd Gen Alexa Speaker

Here, we demo how to reset Echo Dot 3rd Gen speaker.  So why would you ever do this?  Well, you may decide to sell or give your Dot 3 to another person.  Or link it to a different Amazon account.  Or connect it to a different WiFi network.  In all these cases, resetting is the … Continue reading How to Reset Echo Dot 3rd Gen Alexa Speaker



How to Find Echo Spot IP Address, for Amazon Alexa Spot Speaker

In this post, we run through how to find Echo Spot IP address, using the Spot’s touchscreen, and navigating through its menu options.  Since the Echo Spot allows access to this information on its own screen, you need consult neither your router nor the Alexa app to map the MAC ID to an IP address.  … Continue reading How to Find Echo Spot IP Address, for Amazon Alexa Spot Speaker



How to Find Alexa IP Address and MAC Id for Amazon Echo Devices

Why would you need to know how to find Alexa IP address for Amazon Echo devices?  You would want this address on smart speakers to check that the Echo device is correctly linked to your WiFi network.  Knowing that your speaker has an IP address assigned to it is a valuable piece of information.  It … Continue reading How to Find Alexa IP Address and MAC Id for Amazon Echo Devices



How to Adjust Bass on Echo Sub Amazon Alexa Subwoofer, Raise Lower Bass

The Amazon Echo Sub adds house-thumping bass to recent models of Alexa smart speakers like the Echo Dots 2 and 3, and the Echo 2nd generation tower units.  It also supports stereo pairing of two linked Echo speakers as part of a speaker set that includes the Echo Sub.  Plus, the Alexa app, which you … Continue reading How to Adjust Bass on Echo Sub Amazon Alexa Subwoofer, Raise Lower Bass