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





Update Amazon Echo Firmware Instructions

Technically speaking, there’s currently no way to update Amazon Echo firmware on many of the Alexa Echo smart speakers.  Further, they typically update quickly on their own as Amazon releases new firmware.  Usually occurs within a couple hours, or at worst, a couple days of release.  But you can update your speaker right away, like … Continue reading Update Amazon Echo Firmware Instructions





Echo Sub Reset Instructions, How to Hard Factory Reset

Here, we show the Echo Sub reset instructions for this Alexa smart sub woofer to restore it back to factory default operation.  But why would you ever do this?  Well, you may decide to sell or give your Echo Sub to another person.  Or link it to a different Amazon account.  Or connect it to … Continue reading Echo Sub Reset Instructions, How to Hard Factory Reset





Echo Dot 2nd Generation Setup Instructions

This article outlines what you’ll need for Echo Dot 2nd Generation setup. We cover the steps in doing it as well as how to test out your speaker after you finish setup. What You’ll Need Before Starting Echo Dot 2nd Generation Setup 1. A WiFi Internet Connection None of the Echo devices built to date … Continue reading Echo Dot 2nd Generation Setup Instructions





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 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





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





Echo Spot Change WiFi Instructions, Amazon Alexa

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 Instructions, Amazon Alexa





Amazon Echo Force Firmware Update Instructions

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 … Continue reading Amazon Echo Force Firmware Update Instructions