How to Reset Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 2 to Factory Settings

You may wish to factory reset the Alexa Echo Gen 2 smart speaker.  Why?   Because perhaps you wish to sell your old one to another. Or maybe you just want to connect it to a different Amazon account, or to a new wireless network. So, with those tasks in mind, this post covers how … Continue reading How to Reset Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 2 to Factory Settings





Amazon Echo Gen 1 Speaker Picture Gallery

We’ve taken many pictures of the Amazon Echo gen 1 smart speaker, and its power plug, for the various posts we’re writing about this smart speaker.  We’ve placed all those photos here in this post, for quick and easy viewing. The Amazon Echo Gen 1 Speaker, Playing a Song First, this speaker is a tall … Continue reading Amazon Echo Gen 1 Speaker Picture Gallery





How to Set Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo 2 Speaker

The generation 2 Amazon Alexa Echo smart speakers now provides a sleep timer that you set and stop with your voice!  You use it by asking Alexa to play an internet radio station, podcast, flash briefing, or some other streaming service. Then, once the media is playing, you ask her play for just the time … Continue reading How to Set Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo 2 Speaker





How to Reset Alexa Echo Gen 2 Dot to Factory Settings

You may wish to know how to reset Alexa Echo Gen 2 Dot speaker.  Why?   Because perhaps you wish to sell your old Alexa to a friend. Or perhaps you just want to connect it to a different Amazon account, or to a different wireless network.  So, to that end, in order to reset your Alexa Echo Dot to factory … Continue reading How to Reset Alexa Echo Gen 2 Dot to Factory Settings





How to Set Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo Dot

The smaller Amazon Alexa Echo Dot Generation 2 smart speakers now provide a useful sleep timer function that you can command with your voice! Ask Alexa to play an internet radio station, podcast, flash briefing, or other streaming service. Then, once the broadcast is playing, ask her play for only as long as you wish, … Continue reading How to Set Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo Dot





How to Set Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 1

The original (first) Amazon Alexa Generation One Echo smart speakers now provide a sleep timer function that you can set and cancel with your voice! Here, we show using voice commands, how to set sleep timer on the Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 1 smart speaker. The Alexa sleep timer works by asking Alexa to play … Continue reading How to Set Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 1





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





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





IPod Touch Screen Lock Problem

There are two functions that the 3rd generation Apple iPod Touch Screen Lock feature provides in version 5.1.1 of iOS: Input disabled.  When the screen locks, further touch screen input is not accepted until you unlock it. Backlight extinguished.  Also, there’s a power-saving feature incorporated into this lock mechanism.  After the screen locks and goes … Continue reading IPod Touch Screen Lock Problem





Amazon Echo Gen 2 Smart Speaker Picture Gallery

We’ve taken many pictures of the Amazon Alexa Echo Generation 2 smart speaker, its accessories, and even the original packaging, for the various posts we’re writing about this intelligent speaker.  We’ve put all those photos together here in one place, for quick and easy viewing and perusing. Echo Gen 2 Speaker Packaging Pictures     … Continue reading Amazon Echo Gen 2 Smart Speaker Picture Gallery