Changing WiFi on Amazon Echo Dot Gen 2

It’s not necessary to completely erase your Amazon Echo Dot Gen 2 settings in the Alexa app, just to change the WiFi network to which your Dot connects.  Armed with your tablet and the Alexa app, changing your Dot 2 to a different WiFi network is a breeze.  We give instruction here on changing WiFi … Continue reading Changing WiFi on Amazon Echo Dot Gen 2

What Is Amazon XXX in Amazon Echo Speakers

What is Amazon XXX?  This is a special Wi-Fi network that Amazon smart speakers create during setup.  The smart speaker itself becomes the access point of this network.  Then, a device running the Alexa app connects to this amazon xxx network.  Next, it sends user preferred settings to the speaker.  The smart speaker then saves … Continue reading What Is Amazon XXX in Amazon Echo Speakers

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 Alexa Echo Gen 2

You may wish to factory reset the Alexa Echo Gen 2 smart speaker.  Why?   Because perhaps you wish to sell your old one to another. Or maybe you just want to connect it to a different Amazon account, or to a new wireless network. So, with those tasks in mind, this post covers how … Continue reading How to Reset Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 2

Echo Gen 2 Reset Button, Where to Find It

This post shows where the reset button is on the Echo Gen 2 smart speaker. On this speaker though, we find no separate reset button.  Instead, you press the Mic Off and Volume Down (-) buttons on the top of the unit are pressed and held down at the same time to start a factory … Continue reading Echo Gen 2 Reset Button, Where to Find It

How to Adjust Volume on Amazon Echo 1st Gen

Shows how to adjust volume on Amazon Echo smart speaker, in a couple ways. Firstly, you can ask the speaker to raise and lower the volume with voice commands. Or you may rotate the outer ring on speaker top. You can also adjust individual speaker volume from within the Alexa app.   Details for all … Continue reading How to Adjust Volume on Amazon Echo 1st Gen

Amazon Echo Gen 1 Speaker Picture Gallery

We’ve taken many pictures of the Amazon Echo gen 1 smart speaker, and its power plug, for the various posts we’re writing about this smart speaker.  We’ve placed all those photos here in this post, for quick and easy viewing. The Amazon Echo Gen 1 Speaker, Playing a Song First, this speaker is a tall … Continue reading Amazon Echo Gen 1 Speaker Picture Gallery

Alexa Spotify Commands for Echo Speakers

Play Spotify music on your Alexa speaker with the following Amazon Alexa Spotify commands.  But first, link your Alexa account to your Spotify Premium account. For a detailed explanation of how to do that, see our post Spotify Setup Instructions on Amazon Echo Alexa Devices. Control your Spotify music playing with your voice!  E.g. Ask … Continue reading Alexa Spotify Commands for Echo Speakers

How to Pair Victor Reader Trek with Alexa Echo

The Victor Reader Trek GPS navigator, eBook player, pod catcher, and internet radio now can connect to most any Bluetooth speaker, allowing you to listen to podcasts, books, recorded notes, and streaming internet radio through that wireless speaker. We thus, demonstrate here how to pair Victor Reader Trek with Alexa Echo. How to Pair Victor … Continue reading How to Pair Victor Reader Trek with Alexa Echo

Amazon Echo 2 Picture Gallery

We’ve taken many pictures of the Amazon Alexa Echo Generation 2 smart speaker, its accessories, and the original package, for the many posts we’re writing about this device.  We’ve put all those photos in one place here in our Amazon Echo 2 picture gallery, for quick viewing and browsing. Echo Gen 2 Speaker Packaging Pictures … Continue reading Amazon Echo 2 Picture Gallery