How to Restart Echo Dot Smart Speaker

We show here how to restart any Echo Dot smart speaker.   Restarting, otherwise known as rebooting, often corrects unusual symptoms that these  devices may have. How to Restart Echo Dot Smart Speaker with No Power Button Since none of the Echo Dot speakers that have come out so far have a power on / off … Continue reading How to Restart Echo Dot Smart Speaker





How to Connect Pandora to Echo Dot

This post offers hints on how to connect Pandora to Echo Dot smart speakers. Note that Echo Dot speakers do not come with Pandora turned on by default. That is, Pandora will not play if not first connected to your Echo Dot account. E.g. If you ask a Dot to play Pandora when not properly … Continue reading How to Connect Pandora to Echo Dot





How to Connect Echo Dot to WiFi

This piece shows how to connect Echo Dot to new WiFi network.  It lists what you’ll need to get your new Echo Dot Alexa speaker up and running on the internet.  You need to do this when you first set up a brand new Dot, when someone gives you a used one, or when you … Continue reading How to Connect Echo Dot to WiFi





Echo Dot 3rd Generation Reset Instructions

We offer here our Echo Dot 3rd Generation reset instructions.  So why would you ever reset this speaker? Well, you may later decide to sell it. Or perhaps when Christmas comes, you might wish to bestow your Dot 3 to another person. Then to, you could want to connect it to a new Amazon account. … Continue reading Echo Dot 3rd Generation Reset Instructions





Reset Echo Dot 3rd Gen Alexa Speaker, How To

Here, we demo how to reset Echo Dot 3rd Gen speaker.  So why would you ever do this?  Well, you may decide to sell or give your Dot 3 to another person.  Or link it to a different Amazon account.  Or connect it to a different WiFi network.  In all these cases, resetting is the … Continue reading Reset Echo Dot 3rd Gen Alexa Speaker, How To





Factory Reset Echo Dot 3 Instructions, How To

Here, we demo how to factory reset Echo Dot 3, this 3rd generation talking speaker. Factory resetting restores the 3rd Gen smart speaker back to default, fresh-from-the-factory operation.  So why would anyone want to do this?  You might want to sell the Dot 3 on eBay or give it to another for Christmas.  Resetting also … Continue reading Factory Reset Echo Dot 3 Instructions, How To





Echo Dot 3 Setup Instructions for Amazon Alexa 3rd Generation Dot

This piece discusses what you’ll need for Echo Dot 3 setup and the steps to take to perform that setup.  Applies to the 2018 model of Amazon’s ever popular version of this Echo Dot smart speaker. Before you Start Echo Dot 3 Setup 1. A WiFi Internet Connection None of the Echo Dot 3 devices manufactured … Continue reading Echo Dot 3 Setup Instructions for Amazon Alexa 3rd Generation Dot





Echo Dot 3 Buttons Guide, Layout, Purpose, How to Use

The Amazon Echo Dot 3rd generation speaker features several buttons and a light ring around its top as have its earlier versions.  Here though, we explore the Echo Dot 3 buttons and input and output ports.  We show  where each one is on the speaker. We then discuss what each button / plug is for, … Continue reading Echo Dot 3 Buttons Guide, Layout, Purpose, How to Use





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 3rd Generation Charger Specs & Details

Covers the Echo Dot 3rd generation charger specs for the AC adapter that comes with the Echo Dot 3 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 the 15 watt power output. It’s square yet modest width … Continue reading Echo Dot 3rd Generation Charger Specs & Details