How to Connect Alexa to WiFi, Different Network

How to connect Alexa to WiFi and the internet? Well, to do that you must put the speaker into Setup mode first.  In Setup, you choose the WiFi network you’d like to have the speaker log into, via the Alexa app. You can do this on either your desktop box or mobile device.  Now below, … Continue reading How to Connect Alexa to WiFi, Different Network





How to Connect Pandora to Alexa, 2018 Version

This piece shows how to connect Pandora to Alexa smart speakers.  Note that Amazon Echo devices do not come with Pandora enabled by default. Indeed, Pandora will not play if not set up.  E.g. If you ask Alexa to play Pandora when not set up, she says something like: “To play a station, first register … Continue reading How to Connect Pandora to Alexa, 2018 Version





How to Connect Honeywell Thermostat to Google Home, 2019

In this post, we show how to connect Honeywell thermostat to Google Home smart speakers.  Now we have a Honeywell  Total Connect Comfort (TCC)  thermostat in the kitchen for a couple years now, and have enjoyed controlling it through the Google assistant with our voice.  So here’s what we had to do to set up … Continue reading How to Connect Honeywell Thermostat to Google Home, 2019





How to Connect Amazon Dot to Spotify

Here, we describe how to connect Amazon Dot to Spotify for your Echo smart speakers.  After you complete the Spotify connection, you can listen to your Spotify playlists and collections saved on your Spotify account, on any of your Amazon Dot speakers. How to Connect Amazon Dot to Spotify You’ll Need the Following First First, … Continue reading How to Connect Amazon Dot to Spotify





Connect Honeywell Thermostat to Alexa, How To, 2019

We have an Alexa smart speaker with the Amazon voice assistant. We find that we can connect those speakers to our Honeywell  Total Connect Comfort (TCC)   thermostat.  This allows asking Alexa to read and set the settings on our thermostat.  Highly useful feature.  Thus in this post, we show how to connect Honeywell thermostat … Continue reading Connect Honeywell Thermostat to Alexa, How To, 2019





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





Connect Alexa to New WiFi, How To

How to connect Alexa to new WiFi network? For that you must put that Alexa speaker into Setup mode first.  There, you choose the WiFi network you’d like to have the speaker log into. You can set a new WiFi network that Alexa uses on either your desktop computer or mobile device.  Now below, we … Continue reading Connect Alexa to New WiFi, How To





Connect Echo Dot to WiFi, How To

This piece shows how to connect Echo Dot to new WiFi network.  It lists what you’ll need to get your new Echo Dot Alexa speaker up and running on the internet.  You need to do this when you first set up a brand new Dot, when someone gives you a used one, or when you … Continue reading Connect Echo Dot to WiFi, How To





Connect Alexa to Another WiFi Network, How To

How to connect Alexa to another WiFi network? Well, to do that you must put that Alexa speaker into Setup mode first.  There, you choose the WiFi network you’d like to have the speaker log into. You can set another WiFi network that Alexa uses on either your desktop computer or mobile device.  Now below, … Continue reading Connect Alexa to Another WiFi Network, How To





Connect Google Home Mini to Bluetooth Speakers, How To

This post shows how to connect Google Home Mini to Bluetooth speakers.  Here, we show how to do this using JBL ‘s Flip 3 portable Bluetooth speaker.  Since this connecting happens between the Flip 3 and Google Mini speakers directly, you need not activate Bluetooth On in the mobile device you’re using to establish this … Continue reading Connect Google Home Mini to Bluetooth Speakers, How To