Pairing JBL Flip 2 with Alexa Echo Speakers Instructions

This post demonstrates ways of pairing JBL Flip 2 with Amazon Alexa Echo speakers. These pairing instructions include the generation 1 and generation 2 Echo Dot, and the Gen 1 and 2 Echo tower speakers. For this demo, we’ll show how to pair with our Amazon Echo Dot speaker.  Since this Bluetooth pairing happens between … Continue reading Pairing JBL Flip 2 with Alexa Echo Speakers Instructions





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





How to Change Amazon Echo Dot Name

How to change Amazon Echo Dot name?  You can indeed change the name that the Amazon Alexa enabled speakers respond to when you say it.  Current choices are, “Alexa…,” “Amazon…,” “Computer…,” and “Echo…”  This word is the name you call out to wake up the voice assistant.  The speaker then begins listening for a command.  Calling Alexa’s name … Continue reading How to Change Amazon Echo Dot Name





Amazon Echo Spot Buttons, Ports, Guide, How to Use

The Amazon Echo Spot speaker features just three buttons on the top. It also has a small screen on the front to access some functions. Plus, on the back, we find a two port panel.  This is where you make power and audio connections.  Here, we explore the Amazon Echo Spot buttons and the input … Continue reading Amazon Echo Spot Buttons, Ports, Guide, How to Use





Deregister Echo Dot Instructions, How to Deregister Amazon Alexa Speakers

You might wish to run these deregister Echo Dot instructions if you’re getting rid of a Dot speaker.  Perhaps you’re upgrading to a later model Alexa Dot.  Or, as we did here, we bought a new Dot device for a sister. But we forgot to mark it as a gift in our Amazon cart.  This … Continue reading Deregister Echo Dot Instructions, How to Deregister Amazon Alexa Speakers





How to Reset Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 2 to Factory Settings

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 to Factory Settings





How to Find Echo Spot IP Address, for Amazon Alexa Spot Speaker

In this post, we run through how to find Echo Spot IP address, using the Spot’s touchscreen, and navigating through its menu options.  Since the Echo Spot allows access to this information on its own screen, you need consult neither your router nor the Alexa app to map the MAC ID to an IP address.  … Continue reading How to Find Echo Spot IP Address, for Amazon Alexa Spot Speaker





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





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