How to Factory Reset Amazon Smart Plug

You may need to hard factory reset an Amazon Smart Plug to restore proper operation should it stop responding to Alexa commands coming from either your Echo smart speaker or the Alexa app. Or, perhaps you’d like to change the WiFi network and / or password to which this smart plug connects.  In either case … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Amazon Smart Plug





How to Reconnect Alexa to WiFi, Reconnecting Amazon Alexa Smart Speakers to Wireless Network

How to reconnect Alexa to WiFi and the internet? Well, to do that you must enter the smart speaker into Alexa Setup mode first. There, you choose the wireless network you’d like to have the speaker reconnect with, via the Alexa app. You can do this on either your desktop computer or mobile device. Now … Continue reading How to Reconnect Alexa to WiFi, Reconnecting Amazon Alexa Smart Speakers to Wireless Network





Pairing JBL Charge 3 with Amazon Alexa Echo Dot

This post demonstrates how pairing JBL Charge 3 with Amazon Alexa Echo Dot speakers is done. These instructions include the generation 1 and generation 2 Echo Dot speaker versions. Since this pairing happens between the Charge 3 and the Echo Dot devices, you need not turn Bluetooth on in the mobile device you’re using to … Continue reading Pairing JBL Charge 3 with Amazon Alexa Echo Dot





Pairing JBL Clip 3 with Echo Dot Speakers

This post demonstrates pairing JBL Clip 3 with Amazon Echo Dot speakers. Alexa Dot speakers include the generation 1 and generation 2 Dot versions. Since this pairing happens between the Clip 3 and the Echo Dot devices, you need not turn Bluetooth on in the mobile device you’re using to set up this pairing. Pairing … Continue reading Pairing JBL Clip 3 with Echo Dot Speakers





How to Pair Echo Dot with Bluetooth Speaker, Echo Dot 2

Not only can you use your Amazon Echo speaker as a Bluetooth speaker, but you can also connect it to another Bluetooth speaker, and hear Alexa audio through that external Bluetooth speaker wirelessly. So we demonstrate here how to pair Echo Dot with Bluetooth speaker.  For this demo, we use the JBL Flip 3 splashproov … Continue reading How to Pair Echo Dot with Bluetooth Speaker, Echo Dot 2





How to Pair JBL Flip 4 with Amazon Echo Dot Speakers

This post demonstrates how to pair JBL Flip 4 with Amazon Echo Dot speakers.  These include the generation 1 and generation 2 Echo Dot speaker versions.  Since this pairing happens between the Flip 4 and the Echo Dot devices, you need not turn Bluetooth on in the mobile device you’re using to set up this … Continue reading How to Pair JBL Flip 4 with Amazon Echo Dot Speakers





How to Connect Alexa to Internet Network

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 Network





Amazon Dot 2 Reset Instructions, Hard Factory Reset

You may wish to reset Amazon Dot Gen 2 speaker.  Why? Because perhaps you cannot discover it on Bluetooth devices when pairing to it. Or perhaps it’s playing in a stuttering, broken-up way.  Sometimes the WiFi and Bluetooth info inside the Dot can become corrupt. Then, should that happen, only a factory reset can restore … Continue reading Amazon Dot 2 Reset Instructions, Hard Factory Reset





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