How to Reset Amazon Echo 1 Speaker

Some problems you can fix with just booting the speaker. But when you must reset, come here to see how to reset the Amazon Echo Gen 1 smart speaker. But If you just want to fix strange errors on the speaker though, a reset may be too drastic.  Why?  Because a full hard reset means … Continue reading How to Reset Amazon Echo 1 Speaker

How to Reset Amazon Echo Dot Speaker

The Amazon Echo Dot talking speakers need a reset every so often. This restores them to out-of-box, factory default state. Resetting them also fixes many abnormal behaviors they might show. So here, we tell you how to reset Amazon Echo Dot smart speakers. Why? Because also, it prepares them for  sale to another person. Reset … Continue reading How to Reset Amazon Echo Dot Speaker

Do You Need Amazon Prime to Use Echo Speakers

  Do you need Amazon Prime to use Echo speakers?  Well, you cannot play music from Amazon Prime Music without a Prime package. But even without Prime, the Alexa speakers can play several other media sources. Do You Need Amazon Prime to Use Echo Smart Speakers You do not need Amazon Prime to to get … Continue reading Do You Need Amazon Prime to Use Echo Speakers

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

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

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 Restart Echo Dot, Restarting Amazon Alexa Dot

We show here how to restart Echo Dot Amazon Alexa speakers.   Restarting, otherwise known as rebooting, often corrects unusual symptoms that these Alexa devices may exhibit. How to Restart Echo Dot with No Power Button Since none of the Echo Dots issued has a power on / off button, you restart these Alexas by unplugging … Continue reading How to Restart Echo Dot, Restarting Amazon Alexa Dot

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

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