How To Stream Any Audio Source To Amazon Echo

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Today I needed a quick way to stream audio from Soundcloud to my wonderful personal assistant, Alexa. She said she can help me connect Soundcloud or any audio source to her speaker, just ask her (voice command) to do this:

"Alexa, pair bluetooth"

She'll then respond with instructions, telling you to go to the Bluetooth settings on your phone, tablet, or desktop. Once Alexa is paired, any audio you queue up on your device will play through her speaker.

Please note: Any controls -- like play, pause, next, etc. -- must be done on your phone. Eventually, we hope, Alexa will be able to handle voice commands for Bluetooth audio.

Enjoy your robot life!

Eric David Smith

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