Alexa Echo Subwoofer Setup Instructions for Amazon Echo Sub Speaker

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 Speaker



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



Factory Reset Amazon Echo Instructions

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



Restart Amazon Echo Instructions, How to Restart Amazon Echo Speaker

Use these restart Amazon Echo instructions to help correct some unusual symptoms that your Amazon Echo First Gen smart speaker tower may exhibit. Restarting Differs from Resetting Also not that RESTARTING the Amazon Echo is different from RESETTING it back to factory default state.  By restarting, we mean just rebooting the Amazon Echo Gen 1. … Continue reading Restart Amazon Echo Instructions, How to Restart Amazon Echo Speaker



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



Amazon Echo Force Firmware Update Instructions, How To Help

These Amazon Alexa speakers typically update quickly by themselves as new firmware is released, within a couple hours, or at worst, a couple days. But you may want to update your device immediately, particularly when you know that a pending update is live. So here, we offer our Amazon Echo Force Firmware Update instructions that show … Continue reading Amazon Echo Force Firmware Update Instructions, How To Help



Updating Firmware Echo Spot Amazon Alexa Speaker Instructions

Here, we demonstrate how updating firmware Echo Spot procedure for the Amazon Alexa Echo Spot smart visual speaker. Note that this speaker automatically applies software updates shortly after Amazon issues them.  But you may manually check for them and update as well, if you so desire.  Also, new firmware installation does not erase current Echo … Continue reading Updating Firmware Echo Spot Amazon Alexa Speaker Instructions



Echo Spot Change WiFi Network Instructions Amazon Alexa Spot Speaker

Here, we demonstrate the Amazon Echo Spot change WiFi network routine, for the Amazon Alexa Echo Spot smart video speaker. Note that you need not completely erase your Echo Spot settings to reconnect it to a new WiFi network. Further, you need neither a tablet nor phone with the Amazon Alexa app, because the Echo … Continue reading Echo Spot Change WiFi Network Instructions Amazon Alexa Spot Speaker



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



Spotify Setup Instructions on Amazon Echo Alexa Devices

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. With a few simple setup steps, you’ll have complete access via voice commands to your Spotify content.  … Continue reading Spotify Setup Instructions on Amazon Echo Alexa Devices