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



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



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 Update WiFi on Alexa Speakers

How to update WiFi on Alexa ?  First, put the Alexa based speaker into Setup mode. There, you choose the desired WiFi network.  That’s a simple summary of how to switch WiFi networks for Alexa speakers. Below, we run through updating the Alexa WiFi connection with an Amazon Alexa Echo Dot 2 speaker. But, this … Continue reading How to Update WiFi on Alexa Speakers



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



Echo Dot 2 Power Adapter Specs, Alexa 2nd Gen Dot

We cover the AC power adapter specs for Amazon Alexa Echo Dot 2 smart speaker here.  It is an often seen medium-current USB switching power supply.  The detachable cord has a female A style USB connector with the usual USB wattage. See it in the next picture. The US version of this USB power supply … Continue reading Echo Dot 2 Power Adapter Specs, Alexa 2nd Gen Dot



Alexa Echo Dot Spotify Instructions, Setup, Play

Here, we describe how to connect your account on Spotify to your Amazon Alexa smart speakers, play albums, playlists, genres, and specific artists.  We also cover how to disconnect your Alexa Echo Dot from Spotify. Summary of these Alexa Echo Dot Spotify Instructions In short, this document covers the following topics. What you Need to … Continue reading Alexa Echo Dot Spotify Instructions, Setup, Play