How to Wire a Honeywell Thermostat with 4 Wires

If you’ve installed more than a few thermostats, you’re likely to have come across many that utilize four wires, as shown below in the units we’ve hooked up.  Typical 4 wire thermostat (t-stat) wiring examples follow.  Some have the common (C) wire, while others do not.  Both examples of how to wire a Honeywell thermostat with 4 wires … Continue reading How to Wire a Honeywell Thermostat with 4 Wires





How to Change Alexa WiFi Connection

How to change Alexa WiFi connection?  First, put the Alexa based speaker into Setup mode. There, you choose the desired WiFi network.  That’s a simple summary of how to switch WiFi networks for Alexa speakers. Below, we walk through changing Alexa WiFi connection with an Amazon Alexa Echo Dot 2 speaker. But, this WiFi change … Continue reading How to Change Alexa WiFi Connection





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





How to Fix a DVD that Skips and Freezes

We’ve played digital video discs (DVDs) for nearly two decades now. Daily watching them has been a major time filler of our spare time. Buying many used DVDs which are often scratched, we often see skipping DVDs. So, the question of how to fix a DVD that skips and freezes became important for us to … Continue reading How to Fix a DVD that Skips and Freezes





How to Change WiFi on Google Home, 2018

You may experience Wi-Fi connection errors when booting your original Google Home speaker. Or, the smart speaker does not show as connected in the Google Home app. Both problems occur when the speaker is no longer linked to your Wi-Fi network. These situations can occur if you’ve changed your WiFi network name (SSID) or network … Continue reading How to Change WiFi on Google Home, 2018





Samsung J7 Force Restart Instructions, How to Restart Phone

In this piece, we detail our Samsung J7 force restart instructions for the Galaxy J7 Sky Pro cell phone. You would force restart to correct faulty symptoms or to answer the weekly prompts to restart it to preserve solid operation.  The Sky Pro features no physical Restart button. So restarting this device is a little … Continue reading Samsung J7 Force Restart Instructions, How to Restart Phone





How to Turn Off Samsung J7 Galaxy Mobile Phone

In this piece, we demonstrate how to turn off TracFone J7 Samsung Sky Pro Galaxy mobile smart phone.  No toggle power switch on the J7.  So powering it down is a little more involved than simply throwing a switch, but not much harder.  It’s simple. How to Turn Off TracFone J7 Samsung Sky Pro Galaxy … Continue reading How to Turn Off Samsung J7 Galaxy Mobile Phone





How to Reboot Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Phone

In this piece, we run though how to reboot Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro TracFone Android phone. You might do this to fix strange behaviors on this smart phone, or to answer the weekly prompts to restart it to maintain reliable operation. There’s no Reboot button built into the Sky Pro. So rebooting it is … Continue reading How to Reboot Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Phone





How to Install SD Card in Samsung Galaxy J7 Phone

You can add up to 128 GB more internal storage (memory) to your Samsung J7 Galaxy smart phone. The added storage space allows you to store lots of music, movies, video, or documents on your phone.  So here, we demonstrate how to install SD card in Samsung Galaxy J7 TracFone smart phone.  Inserting a memory … Continue reading How to Install SD Card in Samsung Galaxy J7 Phone





JBL Flip 4 Change Name, How to Rename This Speaker

When you scan for in-range Bluetooth speakers, your JBL Flip 4 speaker shows up as “JBL Flip 4” by default.  But you can change this name using the JBL Connect app along with an iOS or Android based mobile device.  In the post, we outline the JBL Flip 4 change name routine, step by step. … Continue reading JBL Flip 4 Change Name, How to Rename This Speaker