- You can add Pandora to Alexa on your Amazon Echo smart speaker and use it as the speaker’s primary music streaming service.
- The default source of tunes on your Amazon Echo is Amazon Music, so when you ask Alexa to play a song or playlist it will usually come from Amazon Music.
- Even if you don’t change the primary music streaming service on your Echo, you can still play content from Pandora by adding “on Pandora” at the end of your voice command.
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Pandora is a favorite music service for millions of people thanks to how customizable it is as an online radio service.
When you pair this customizable service with the ease of voice commands on your Amazon Echo, you get a winning combination.
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How to add Pandora to your Alexa Amazon Echo speaker using an iOS device
2. Tap the gear icon at top-right to open the Settings menu.
3. Tap “Link with Alexa” and then tap “Start Linking.”
4. If prompted, log into your Amazon account and then give Pandora permission to link to Alexa. Then tap “Finish Set Up.”
You’ll need to “Allow” a connection to Pandora.
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5. Now go into Settings in the Alexa app and under “Music & Podcasts,” change both your “MUSIC” and “ARTISTS AND GENRE STATIONS” defaults to Pandora.
How to add Pandora to your Alexa Amazon Echo speaker using an Android device
1. Open Pandora on your Android device.
2. Tap the Profile icon and then the gear icon to open your Settings menu.
3. Tap “Alexa,” and then “Link with Alexa.”
4. Log into your Amazon account, and then tap “Set Pandora as Default” and then “Default Settings.”
5. In the Alexa app, change both your “MUSIC” and “ARTISTS AND GENRE STATIONS” defaults to Pandora.