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Echo Dot anyone

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Kateykrunch Mon 02-Jan-17 23:11:43

Got one of these for Christmas, it's excellent! I have set it up, in a fashion, but not quite there yet, I wonder if anyone is any further forward than me who can offer some tips. I would like to have more music options on it but don't really want to pay for an Amazon subscription!

NanKate Thu 05-Jan-17 21:02:52

Kate Yes I got an Echo and Echo Dot for Xmas. My DS has paid the subscription for the music options for me but I too have not got much further than asking for music and the weather, oh and radio stations.

My DH gave me a list of questions to access music etc, try these

Alexa play children's music
Alexa play the top songs from 1994 to 1998
Alexa play the Top pop station
Alexa turn it up, what's playing, stop the music, repeat the song, set a timer for 30 mins, volume 4, tell me a joke.

I haven't worked out yet how to make my own library of music.

Hope the above helps. From another Kate.

Kateykrunch Tue 31-Jan-17 13:37:56

Hi Kate, many thanks for your response, getting used to the Echo Dot, just bought the Amazon Prime Subscription (good for the films we want as well) so at least I can blast out some good 'Motown'. Thanks for your tips as well...I like Alexa's jokes.