How to Enable Alexa

  1. Go to https://alexa.amazon.com.
  2. Log in.
  3. Plug in and turn on your Echo.
  4. Wait for the Echo's ring light to turn orange.
  5. The Echo should appear in the Alexa web app, as it's was automatically attached to your Amazon account when you ordered.
  6. Hold down the action button on the Echo for 5 seconds.
  7. In the web app, click on settings.

  8. Select set up new device.

  9. Choose the type of Echo you have.
  10. Select your Wi-Fi network in the web app.
  11. Click connect

How to Enable the Our Quad Cities Skill

  1. Option 1: Enable by Voice
    Say, “Alexa, enable the Our Quad Cities News Update skill."
  2. Option 2: Enable via PC
  3. Option 3: via the Alexa App:

    • Open the menu and click skills

    • Search for Ourquadcities

    • Tap enable

Play Our Quad Cities First

To make sure you get Our Quad Cities news and weather updates first, in the Amazon Alexa app or at alexa.amazon.com, go to Settings > Flash Briefing and click Edit Order in the top right corner.

Click the menu button to the right the Our Quad Cities feed and drag it to the top of your Flash Briefing and drop it. Then click Done in the upper right corner.

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