Ways to Play Music on your Amazon Alexa – Norton.com/setup

Amazon Alexa comes with lots of utilities and convenience. You can also use your smart speaker to play your favorite music. Here, some easy ways are given below and you can use them to play music on your Amazon Alexa.

Amazon Alexa

How to stream music through Alexa App

If you own an Amazon Prime account, then you’ll already have access to thousands of music. Either you’re using Amazon Prime or Amazon Music Unlimited, both services provides pretty much similar streaming service. Amazon Alexa also allows connecting and using other Music services, for example, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Pandora, and so on.

Steps:

1.    Start the Amazon Alexa application.

If you don’t have one, then you can download it free from Apps Store (iPhone) or Play Store (Android).

2.    After opening the app, touch on ‘Hamburger’ icon at the top-left side of the screen.

3.    Now, go to ‘Music, Video & Books’ section from the main menu.

4.    Select your ‘Alexa’ device to stream music from the device selection dropdown menu. The device selection menu is on the top of ‘Music, Video & Books’ screen.

5.    Under ‘Music’ section you’ll get a list of Music services (iHeartRADIO, Spotify), choose a service for you to stream music.

6.    Now, go through with the on-screen instructions according to the service you’ve selected to finish set up.

To stream music through iHeartRADIO

1.    Open ‘Music, Video & Books’ screen.

2.    Select ‘iHeartRADIO’ form ‘Music section’.

3.    Now, tap on the blue colour text ‘Link your account now’ to link your account.

4.    Now, return to ‘App’.

5.    Navigate to the type of ‘music, radio stations, or podcast that you want to play on your Echo device or request “Alexa” to play it.

How to stream music through your Phone Bluetooth

To connect direct:

Make sure your phone and your Alexa device with the range.

1.    Open your device ‘Bluetooth Settings’.

2.    Now, ask ‘Alexa pair’ to your Alexa device. Your Echo device enters into pairing mode.

3.    Wait & Check for your Alexa device name to show up on your Phone screen and select it from the list.

With ‘Alexa app’:

Before starting, open your phone or tablet’s Bluetooth.

1.    Open your ‘Alexa’ app.

2.    Open ‘Main Menu’.

3.    Go to ‘Settings’.

4.    Choose your ‘Alexa’ device from settings.

5.    Tap on ‘Bluetooth’ option from the settings.

6.    Tap on the blue ‘Pair a new Device’ button.

7.    Now, Wait & Check for your Alexa device name to show up on your Phone screen and tap on it to connect.

Once Alexa is connected with your phone via Bluetooth, you can play music on Alexa with your phone with any music app.

How to stream music through your PC

1.    Open your PC browser.

2.    Go to ‘Amazon Alexa’ page.

3.    Go to ‘sign in’ option and sign in with your Amazon account.

4.    Now, open ‘Settings’.

5.    Click on your ‘Alexa device name’.

6.    Select your ‘Bluetooth’ device.

7.    Click on the blue ‘Pair a New Device’ button.

8.    Now, go to your ‘Windows Settings’.

9.    Go to ‘Devices’.

10.    Go to ‘Bluetooth’ section.

11.    Click on ‘Add a Bluetooth’.

12.    And add your Alexa device with your PC. When Alexa is connected with your PC, you can play your music on Alexa with your PC by iTunes, Windows Media Player, or any other Music app.

Bob Martin is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

Best English Dictionary Apps to Learn English

The English language has become a vitality to stand in front of the world. This language consists of innumerable words and is still evolving day by day. Generally, a small portion of English phrases and vocabularies are used while conversing by average speakers. But, to be proficient in English vocabularies need to be updated with new terms, English dictionary app is indispensable. It is a bygone time when people used to keep an English dictionary book. Now, you can check the spelling of any English words anytime anywhere and it can be done with the help of English dictionary apps only. Here are some of the best English dictionary apps to expand the knowledge on English vocabulary as mentioned below: 1. Vocabulary.com Because of its lucid definitions, this app is superb for those who seriously desire to learn English as a language. Its unique feature lies in its vocabulary building. You can customize this app as per your preference for learning. It also includes the questionnaire where it asks you some questions on English vocabulary on the basis of your past experience on this app. It allows you to earn points so this makes it like a game. 2. Wolfram Words Reference App It is an advanced level dictionary app only for iOS users. It consists of many things more than just definitions. It also allows you to get the definitions of an English word. Its specialty lies in that it also assists the learners on how to use any word during conversations. It shows you the movie clip wherein the specific word was used. It also shows the historical background of the word like where it was first used. It also assists you to play scrabble. By using this app, you can interpret the written words in Braille language. 3. Urban Dictionary In reality, whatever we use in public life does not necessarily have to be placed in the English dictionary. In some cases, people speak their own made-up words, and in this way, they offer a different interpretation to this word while speaking in their vicinity. It is known as slang which can be elaborated by this app. It will tell you in the same manner as you want to pick it up. That’s why it is an excellent app for those who desire to learn the English language in a humorous way. 4. Concise English Dictionary and Thesaurus Here the word concise depicts short in length and to the point. If you find difficult to read the definitions, then this app can help you a lot as it contains lucid descriptions. Additionally, there is a tool called as Thesaurus which displays the vocabulary that is synonymous to or antonym of a word you are searching for. You can equip Visual Thesaurus tool in this app that is an interactive feature, allowing you to insert and press on vocabulary to look other close words. 5. Google Translate It is a very lucrative tool to get to know which vocabulary word would be used in a sentence. You can also employ this app to interpret a word or phrase into any language as per your choice. It is also compatible with the voice-to-text recognition. Lucia Mandela is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Has passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

Top 5 Apps For Teenagers! – Norton.com/setup

In free time, teenagers like to spend their time with their gadgets. We are going to throw light upon some of the most amazing and helpful applications for teenagers that they can use easily. This blog even put light on some of the hobbies related applications for teenagers.

So go through this blog to know about some of the best apps for the teenagers and the app that they can share with their same age group friends.

Here some excellent applications for teens

1. Scholly

Scholly works for iOS, Android and on the web. It is a beautiful platform to know about a variety of scholarships. It was made by Christopher Gray, who was just a 21-year-old student.

2. Evernote

Evernote is among the most famous and useful application. Evernote offers options to save or accumulate plenty of essential things like assignments, files, pictures and audio. The best part of it is that it synchronises all of them in the system in such a way that user can get them wherever they want. The chances of losing any of the of the item are not possible because of it.

It is free of cost and is usable for Android and iOS, on the web, and for Windows and Mac devices.

3. Pandora

If the teenager likes music, then positively they are going to love this excellent radio facility over the net. Pandora offers user songs for free of cost and that too singers that have been selected by the user. Luckily, it is free of charge and available for smartphone users.

4. Sketchbook Pro

This application is present in tablets for doing sketching and painting work. Sketchbook Pro is a perfect application for people who like to do artistic work.  It comprises two types of versions. The first one is entirely free whereas the other one premium version. Both of them consists of lot many useful features, but the premium version has more than the simple one. Luckily, the user can manage their work in albums and have a backup of it as well.

5. Khan Academy Khan Academy is a remarkable application specially made for students. It is so because Khan Academy explains chapter that too free of cost. IPad users can use this application. It consists of more than 150000 tasks with one by one information and immediate feedback. Lot many students can take help from this application to do their homework.

Jack Tucker is a security expert and he writes about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and is working at norton.com/setup.