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How to Have Alexa Play Music on All Devices

Alexa is an excellent tool for the whole family. You might already know that you can use it to play music, set alarms and timers, and check your calendar events and weather forecasts, but did you know that Alexa also has skills? How do I get Alexa to play music on all my devices? Hey…

How to Get Alexa to Play Music All Night

Alexa can play music all night, but you need a few extra skills to work. Here’s the process: 1) Pick an Amazon Music skill for Alexa (I’m using “A Best Hit”) and sign in with their account; 2) Set up the timer so that it will stay on 24/7 through a schedule or manual mode;…

How to Turn on Setup Mode on Alexa

How to enable setup mode on Alexa? To enable setup mode on Alexa, you need to email Amazon with the subject of “Enabling Setup Mode” and provide your name and Email address. When you turn on the Alexa Show Mode, it will show your skills on tablets, where the keyboard for entering commands is not…

How to Fix Alexa Red Ring

It happens all the time. Alexa or Google Home won’t connect to your wifi. It’s easy to fix. Just follow these steps. How to fix an Alexa red ring? There are many ways to try and fix the Alexa red ring error. The first step is to restart the device and do a factory reset….

How to Sync Spotify to Alexa

First, open the Alexa app on your smartphone and go to Settings > Music & Podcasts. From there, scroll down and select Spotify from the list of available providers. If this is your first time using Spotify with Alexa, you will be prompted to link your account. After doing so, you can close out of…

Does MyQ Garage Door Opener Work with Alexa?

Does MyQ Garage Door Opener Work with Alexa? MyQ Garage door opener does work with Alexa. What are the benefits of using a MyQ garage door opener with Alexa? There are many benefits to using a MyQ garage door opener with Alexa. Some of these benefits include: – Chamberlain MyQ is the most popular garage…