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 3 Buttons Guide, Functions, Meanings

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, Functions, Meanings



Echo Dot 3 Setup Instructions. Set Up

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. Set Up



Echo Dot 2 Buttons Guide, How to Use Them

The Amazon Alexa Dot 2nd generation speaker features several buttons and a light ring around its top.  Here, we explain these Echo Dot 2 Buttons and input and output ports.  We show where each one is on the Dot 2. Then, we describe what each button / plug is for, and when to press them … Continue reading Echo Dot 2 Buttons Guide, How to Use Them



Reset Echo Dot to Restore Proper Alexa Operation

The Echo Dot smart speakers need a hard reset now and then.  This restores them to their out-of-box, factory default states.  This also corrects many abnormal behaviors in these speakers.  So, we show you how to reset Echo Dot in this piece.  Why?  Because this often corrects erratic behaviors in these speakers, and prepares them … Continue reading Reset Echo Dot to Restore Proper Alexa Operation



Restart Echo Dot Instructions, How to Restart Alexa Dots

We offer these restart Echo Dot instructions to help correct some unusual symptoms that your Amazon Dot smart speakers may show. No Power Button to Restart Echo Dot With Since none of the Dots to date has a power on / off button, you restart these units by unplugging them momentarily.  Unplug them from AC … Continue reading Restart Echo Dot Instructions, How to Restart Alexa Dots



Buttons on Echo Dot 3rd Generation Top

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 Buttons on Echo Dot 3rd Generation Top



How to Connect Echo Dot to Bluetooth Speaker

You use your Echo Dot speaker as a Bluetooth speaker. But you can also connect Echo Dot to Bluetooth speaker as well.  That is, you can then hear Echo Dot audio through that external Bluetooth speaker, wirelessly. We show here how to pair an Echo Dot 2 speaker to a Bluetooth speaker in the following … Continue reading How to Connect Echo Dot to Bluetooth Speaker



How to Link Pandora to Echo Dot Speaker

This post shows how to link Pandora to Echo Dot speakers. Note that Amazon Echo Dot devices do not come with Pandora enabled by default. Indeed, Pandora will not play if not first set up. E.g. If you ask an Echo Dot to play Pandora when not set up, she says something like, “To play … Continue reading How to Link Pandora to Echo Dot Speaker



How to Connect Echo Dot to Sony Bluetooth Speaker

This post shows how to connect a typical Sony Bluetooth speaker to any of the Echo Dot smart speakers. We will show this using the Echo Dot 3rd Generation model.  But the same you could also do with any Echo device that supports Bluetooth.  Since this BT connecting happens between the speaker and Echo Dot … Continue reading How to Connect Echo Dot to Sony Bluetooth Speaker