[BCAB] Alexa Questions

Susan Jones paws4talk at gmail.com
Tue Oct 22 04:40:44 BST 2019


Thanks, unfortunately when I asked Alexa to search for blue tooth devices my JBL speaker wasn’t found. I have had it a few years so assume it isn’t compatible   Regards Susan 

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> On 21 Oct 2019, at 3:00 pm, Madleen Mann <Madleen.Mann at rnib.org.uk> wrote:
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> Hi Susan,
> 
> Yes you will be able to do this, just pair it with your Amazon Echo, switch it on and ask your Alexa to look for Bluetooth devices, "alexa connect" it'll give you your JBL as an option, it'll then be connected to it, you can just disconnect, and connect, as you're pleased!
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> From: Susan Jones <paws4talk at gmail.com>
> Sent: 21 October 2019 14:31
> To: 'BCAB Discussion List' <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Alexa Questions
> 
> Hi, Thank you for all the information, very helpful. One more question if
> you don't mind, we have a JBL blue tooth speaker will we be able to play
> Alexa through this device, if yes how do we set it up? Rgards Susan
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Barry Toner <barry at tonermail.co.uk<mailto:barry at tonermail.co.uk>>
> Sent: 21 October 2019 10:58
> To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk<mailto:bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>>
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Alexa Questions
> 
> Hi,
> 
> You can indeed use his log in. Or if you have your own Amazon account ask
> your husband to create a family account and then you can both use your own
> amazon accounts, and have your own profiles on the echo, this means your own
> preferences for things like news briefings, audio books, music etc. See
> here for how to do this,
> https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=201945480<https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=201945480>
> Barry Toner
> barry at tonermail.co.uk<mailto:barry at tonermail.co.uk>
> 
> 
> 
>> On 21 Oct 2019, at 10:52, Susan Jones <paws4talk at gmail.com<mailto:paws4talk at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Hi, We have just acquired a 3rd generation echo dot, my husband has
>> set it ill on his I phone. My question is can n I use the App on my
>> phone , if yes do I use his log in details. Regards Susan JonesSent
>> from my iPhone
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