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Why Your Amazon Echo’s Volume Keeps Randomly Going Down

Whisper and Adaptive Volume Options in Alexa App

Picture it: you’re enjoying your favorite tunes as you clean the house, and then you notice your music getting lower and lower. Or you ask Alexa to give you the morning news, but her voice is barely audible, even though the last time you used your Echo it was beyond loud. What’s worst, this isn’t … Read more

Amazon Echo Keeps Connecting To The Wrong Wi-Fi Network (How To Delete The Old One)

Device Options on Echo Show10

Sometimes people have a hard time letting go of the past. Apparently, so do some Amazon Echos! Over the years, for one reason or another, we may have to change the Wi-Fi network or internet service provider (ISP) we use. In turn, of course, the Wi-Fi used with our Echos has to change as well. … Read more

Echo to Echo Calling: A How-To Guide

Communication and making a call in the Alexa app

The Amazon Echo is practically a household name. It’s often the staple smart home hub in smart homes around the world. They have a wide variety of helpful features for making your day-to-day life go smoothly. There are even some functions that people aren’t aware of. One such function is being able to call other … Read more

Newsletter (21st Nov 22): Amazon Broke Music… But At Least Smart Home Deals Have Landed!

Video thumbnail showing me doing air quotes with the text Amazon Upgraded Prime Music

(This newsletter was originally sent to subscribers on 21st November 2022) Amazon just destroyed music… but at least Black Friday is almost here! Today’s newsletter looks at the latest smart home news, our recent videos & blog posts, and more. At the start of the month, Amazon announced that they had “upgraded” Prime Music – … Read more

How To Connect Your iPhone To Amazon Echo

Bluetooth Connection Options on Echo Show 10 Medium

As great as iPhones can be, sometimes getting them to work with other manufacturers can be tricky. After all, Apple products are designed to work with each other seamlessly. Other products? Not so much. Fortunately, for those that want to connect their iPhone to the Amazon Echo, you’ll be happy to know that this is … Read more

How To Only Run Alexa Routines At Night (Or After Sunset)

Sample Smart Camera Alexa Routine Trigger

Routines with Alexa play such an important role in many of our lives. They help us in day-to-day life, making everyday tasks that much easier. From helping us to relax, to keeping our homes and loved ones safe – routines are no doubt useful. But some routines are best carried out at certain times of … Read more

Why Your Amazon Echo Has SSL Certificate Errors (& How To Fix)

An Echo Show showing the Wi Fi signal strength and other details

SSL certificates are one of the most important safety advances of the modern internet, but they also cause a lot of connection problems for smart technology. If your Amazon Echo Show has an SSL certificate error, what should you do? The first thing you should do is update your Amazon Echo Show as well as … Read more

Why Does Amazon Music Stop Playing ‘Due To No Activity’?

Sleep Timer in Amazon Music

One of the best things about having an Amazon Echo is the ability to play your music. You can have it either playing from one Echo or, if you have multiple Echos in different rooms, you can play music throughout your home! So it stands to reason that when you’re, let’s say, cleaning, or working, … Read more