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





Change Echo Dot Wake Word, How To

You can indeed change the wake word that the Amazon Alexa enabled speakers respond to.  Current choices are, “Alexa…,” “Amazon…,” “Computer…,” and “Echo…”  The wake word is the name you say to wake up the smart speaker.  Alexa then starts listening for a follow-up command / question.  The wake word is how you “get her attention,” so to speak.  … Continue reading Change Echo Dot Wake Word, How To





Echo Sub Reset Button Location, Where to Find It

Here, we show Echo Sub reset button location for the Amazon Alexa subwoofer. Press and hold the button to hard reset the Sub.  For details on how the button works, see our  Echo Sub Reset Instructions, How to Reset Alexa Woofer   post.  See below for how to find this button. Echo Sub Reset Button Location, … Continue reading Echo Sub Reset Button Location, Where to Find It





How to Reset Echo Alexa Smart Speakers

A full reset Echo Alexa routine is needed sometimes.  Why?   Because perhaps you desire to sell your old Echo device. Or perhaps you just want to connect your speaker to a new Amazon account, or to another WiFi network. So, with those needs to consider, this post details how to reset Echo Alexa assistant … Continue reading How to Reset Echo Alexa Smart Speakers





How to Pair JBL Go 2 with Echo Alexa Speakers

This post demonstrates how to pair JBL Go 2 with Echo Alexa speakers. Since this pairing happens between the Go JBL and the Echo Dot devices directly, you need not turn Bluetooth on in the mobile device you’re using to set up this pairing. How to Pair JBL Go 2 with Echo Alexa  Speakers With … Continue reading How to Pair JBL Go 2 with Echo Alexa Speakers





How to Pair UE Wonderboom with Alexa Echo Speakers

This post demonstrates how to pair UE Wonderboom with Amazon Alexa Echo and Echo Dot speakers. These instructions include the all Bluetooth (BT) compatible Echo Dot smart speakers. And, since this pairing occurs right between the Wonderboom and the Echo Dots, you need not turn BT on in the mobile device you’re using to create … Continue reading How to Pair UE Wonderboom with Alexa Echo Speakers





How to Factory Reset Amazon Echo Dot Speakers

The Amazon Echo Dot talking speakers need a factory reset every so often. This restores them to out-of-box, factory default state. Factory resetting them also fixes many weird behaviors they might show. So here, we tell you how to factory reset Amazon Echo Dot smart speakers. Why? Because also, it prepares them for sale to … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Amazon Echo Dot Speakers





Connect Pandora to Echo Dot, How To

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 Connect Pandora to Echo Dot, How To





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





Restart Alexa Echo Dot, How To Restart Amazon Dot

We show here how to restart Echo Dot Amazon Alexa speakers.   Restarting, otherwise known as rebooting, often corrects unusual symptoms that these  devices may have. How to Restart Alexa Echo Dot with No Power Button Since none of the Echo Dots issued has a power on / off button, you restart these Alexas by unplugging … Continue reading Restart Alexa Echo Dot, How To Restart Amazon Dot