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





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 much … Continue reading Do You Need Amazon Prime to Use Echo Speakers





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





Echo Spotify Commands for Amazon Echo Speakers

Through Echo smart speakers, you can control your music listening on Spotify with your voice!  Ask Echo to play a song, and album, or a public or one of your own playlists.  Yes, the Amazon Echo, Dot, Tap, and Spot speakers work well with Spotify. They give access to all your Spotify content.  Just ask. … Continue reading Echo Spotify Commands for Amazon Echo Speakers





Echo Dot 3 Power Adapter Specs, AC Power Adapter Info

Here we cover the Echo Dot 3 Adapter specs for the AC power adapter.  This is the wall plug that comes with the Amazon Echo Dot generation 3 smart speaker.  First,, the US version of this adapter has non folding AC prongs.  It also has a six-foot long affixed cord. Further, it’s light weight for … Continue reading Echo Dot 3 Power Adapter Specs, AC Power Adapter Info





Echo Dot 2 Power Adapter Specs, Alexa 2nd Gen Dot

We cover the AC power adapter specs for Amazon Alexa Echo Dot 2 smart speaker here.  It is an often seen medium-current USB switching power supply.  The detachable cord has a female A style USB connector with the usual USB wattage. See it in the next picture. The US version of this USB power supply … Continue reading Echo Dot 2 Power Adapter Specs, Alexa 2nd Gen Dot





Amazon Echo Spot Power Supply Specs, AC Adapter

Here we cover the Amazon Echo Spot power supply specs for the AC adapter cable wall plug included with this smart speaker. First, the US version of this cable has non folding AC prongs. It also has a six-foot long non detachable DC cord. Further, it’s light weight for its 15 watt power output. This plug … Continue reading Amazon Echo Spot Power Supply Specs, AC Adapter





AC Adapter Specs for Amazon Echo Generation 1 Alexa

Here, we give the AC adapter specs for Amazon Echo generation 1 Alexa speaker.  Now the US version of this power adapter has non folding AC prongs.  It has a six-foot long attached cord, and is quite light for its 21 watt power output.  It’s square yet modest width and height allows easy fitting into … Continue reading AC Adapter Specs for Amazon Echo Generation 1 Alexa





Unpacking Echo Dot 2nd Gen Speaker

Not too complicated packaging for the Amazon Echo Dot smart speaker.  Very simple to unbox, power up, and prepare it for setup. This post demos unpacking the Echo Dot 2nd Gen speaker.  It also covers connecting it to power. Unpacking Echo Dot 2nd Gen Speaker, What’s On the Box For our vision impaired and blind … Continue reading Unpacking Echo Dot 2nd Gen Speaker