How to Reset Amazon Echo 1 Speaker

Some problems you can fix with just booting the speaker. But when you must reset, come here to see how to reset the Amazon Echo Gen 1 smart speaker. But If you just want to fix strange errors on the speaker though, a reset may be too drastic.  Why?  Because a full hard reset means … Continue reading How to Reset Amazon Echo 1 Speaker

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

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

Alexa Echo Subwoofer Setup Instructions for Amazon Echo Sub Speaker

This piece discusses what you’ll need for Alexa Echo Subwoofer setup and the steps to take to accomplish that.  Note that this sub woofer does not operate in stand-alone mode.  In fact, to make it play, you must pair it with at least one, or preferably two, compatible Amazon Echo speakers.  These include the Echo … Continue reading Alexa Echo Subwoofer Setup Instructions for Amazon Echo Sub Speaker

Restart Amazon Echo Instructions, How to Restart Amazon Echo Speaker

Use these restart Amazon Echo instructions to help correct some unusual symptoms that your Amazon Echo First Gen smart speaker tower may exhibit. Restarting Differs from Resetting Also not that RESTARTING the Amazon Echo is different from RESETTING it back to factory default state.  By restarting, we mean just rebooting the Amazon Echo Gen 1. … Continue reading Restart Amazon Echo Instructions, How to Restart Amazon Echo Speaker

How to Link Pandora to Echo Dot Speaker, Play Pandora Through Alexa Echo Dot

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, Play Pandora Through Alexa Echo Dot

Deregister Echo Dot Instructions, How to Deregister Amazon Alexa Echo Dot 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 was the case in this scenario, we bought a new Dot for a sister, but forgot to mark it as a gift in our Amazon cart.  … Continue reading Deregister Echo Dot Instructions, How to Deregister Amazon Alexa Echo Dot Speakers

How to Reset Echo Spot Smart Speaker, Restore Proper Operation

You might reset Echo Spot smart speaker and reset settings to their factory default values, to correct faulty behavior, put it on a different Amazon account, or to prepare it for sale or gifting. Further, when troubleshooting this speaker, it’s always best, before deciding that the Amazon Echo Spot is damaged, to attempt a factory … Continue reading How to Reset Echo Spot Smart Speaker, Restore Proper Operation

Updating Firmware Echo Spot Amazon Alexa Speaker Instructions

Here, we demonstrate how updating firmware Echo Spot procedure for the Amazon Alexa Echo Spot smart visual speaker. Note that this speaker automatically applies software updates shortly after Amazon issues them.  But you may manually check for them and update as well, if you so desire.  Also, new firmware installation does not erase current Echo … Continue reading Updating Firmware Echo Spot Amazon Alexa Speaker Instructions

Echo Spot Change WiFi Network Instructions Amazon Alexa Spot Speaker

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 Network Instructions Amazon Alexa Spot Speaker