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





How to Pair JBL Xtreme with Amazon Alexa Echo Speakers, 2019

This post demonstrates how to pair JBL Xtreme with Amazon Alexa Echo and Echo Dot speakers. These instructions include the Echo Dot generations 1, 2, and 3 smart speakers. And, since this pairing happens directly between the Xtreme and the Echo Dots, you need not turn Bluetooth on in the mobile device you’re using to … Continue reading How to Pair JBL Xtreme with Amazon Alexa Echo Speakers, 2019





How to Find Alexa IP Address 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 to check that the device is correctly linked to your WiFi network.  Knowing that your speaker has an IP address assigned to it is valuable.  It helps in debugging internet issues between your Alexa … Continue reading How to Find Alexa IP Address for Amazon Echo Devices





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 App Screenshots 2016, Amazon Alexa App on iOS

We’ve snapped many pictures of the Amazon Alexa app, run on the iOS platform, for the posts we write about the Echo speaker devices that this app controls.  We’ve put these photos together here in this Alexa App Screenshots 2016 picture gallery  for quick viewing. Often, viewing screenshots is all it takes to learn how … Continue reading Alexa App Screenshots 2016, Amazon Alexa App on iOS





How to Adjust Bass on Echo Sub Amazon Alexa Subwoofer

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





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





AC Adapter Specs for Amazon Echo Generation 1 Alexa

Here, we give the AC adapter specs for Amazon Echo generation 1 Alexa speaker.  Now the US version of this power adapter has non folding AC prongs, a six-foot long attached cord, and is light weight for its 21 watt power out.  Its square yet modest width and height allows easy fitting into standard power … Continue reading AC Adapter Specs for Amazon Echo Generation 1 Alexa





Alexa App on iOS Screenshot Gallery, 2018

We’ve gathered many screenshots in this Alexa app on iOS screenshot gallery, 2018 version.  These come from the many posts we wrote about the Amazon Echo smart speakers that this app controls.  We put these photos all here in one post for easy viewing.  Indeed, viewing screenshot pics is all it takes at times, to … Continue reading Alexa App on iOS Screenshot Gallery, 2018