Changing WiFi on Amazon Echo Dot Gen 2 Speaker

It’s not necessary to completely erase your Amazon Echo Dot Gen 2 settings in the Alexa app, just to change the WiFi network to which your Dot connects.  Armed with your tablet and the Alexa app, changing your Dot 2 to a different WiFi network is a breeze.  We give instruction here on changing WiFi … Continue reading Changing WiFi on Amazon Echo Dot Gen 2 Speaker





What Is Amazon XXX in Amazon Echo Speakers

What is Amazon XXX?  This is a special Wi-Fi network that Amazon smart speakers create during setup.  The smart speaker itself becomes the access point of this network.  Then, a device running the Alexa app connects to this amazon xxx network.  Next, it sends user preferred settings to the speaker.  The smart speaker then saves … Continue reading What Is Amazon XXX in Amazon Echo Speakers





AC Adapter Specs for Amazon Echo Generation 2

Here, we give the AC adapter specs for the Amazon Echo Generation 2 smart speaker.  Now the US version of this power plug has non folding AC prongs and a six-foot long attached cord. Plus, it is is light weight for its 21 watt power output. It’s square, compact width and height allows easy fitting … Continue reading AC Adapter Specs for Amazon Echo Generation 2





How to Reconnect Echo Dot to New WiFi

You need not completely erase your Amazon Echo settings in the Alexa app in order to reconnect Echo Dot to new WiFi. Armed with your tablet or phone with the Amazon Alexa app, reconnecting your Dot to a different WiFi network is a snap, as follows. We assume here that the Amazon Alexa App has … Continue reading How to Reconnect Echo Dot to New WiFi





How to Connect Echo Dot to Internet

This piece demos how to connect Echo Dot to internet.  It lists what you’ll need to get your new Dot speaker up and running on the internet.  You must do this when… Setting up a brand new Echo Dot. Someone gives you a used Dot and you wish to use it in your home. You … Continue reading How to Connect Echo Dot to Internet





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 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





How to Reboot Alexa Echo Dot Smart Speakers

We show here how to reboot an Alexa Echo Dot series smart speaker if it behaves strangely, stops answering commands and questions, puts out unusual sounds, and so on.  And since Alexa speaker rebooting is so easy, then before getting into any pro level troubleshooting, always try a speaker reboot first. This often straightens out … Continue reading How to Reboot Alexa Echo Dot Smart Speakers





How to Reboot Echo Dot Smart Speaker

You may need to know how to reboot a speaker in the Echo Dot line if it behaves strangely, becomes non responsive to commands and questions, puts out unusual sounds, and so on.  And since Alexa speaker rebooting is so easy, then before getting into any complicated troubleshooting, always try a speaker reboot first. This … Continue reading How to Reboot Echo Dot Smart Speaker





How to Reboot Echo Dot 3rd Generation Speaker

You may need to know how to reboot the Echo Dot 3rd Generation Amazon smart speaker if it behaves strangely, becomes non responsive to commands and questions, puts out unusual sounds, and so on.  And since Alexa speaker rebooting is so easy, then before getting into any intense troubleshooting, always try a speaker reboot first. … Continue reading How to Reboot Echo Dot 3rd Generation Speaker