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tchart
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  #1892915 31-Oct-2017 08:30
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Hey guys what devices do you have? Mines a dot. Most recent one, only had it a few weeks.

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  #1892916 31-Oct-2017 08:31
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What's the software revision numbers on the device? (Available within the app) and the app revision numbers?

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  #1892917 31-Oct-2017 08:35
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Unable to change my dots here also. I even got the config out of my Echo which has my NZ address in it and tried a few things with that without success. Mine are on software version 591452520.

 

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  #1892918 31-Oct-2017 08:41
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Echo Dot V2 software version 591452520.

 

I wonder if I re-registered the device and set it up from scratch if it would work that way.


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  #1892926 31-Oct-2017 09:18
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FletchNZ:

Echo Dot V2 software version 591452520.


I wonder if I re-registered the device and set it up from scratch if it would work that way.



My software version is the same.

There is clearly a difference since some of you can't pick the UK as a country.

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  #1892974 31-Oct-2017 10:21
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I worked out I can pick UK as a country but I have to pick a full address, I cant just select a postcode and UK and have it accept that.


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  #1893114 31-Oct-2017 13:07
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I tried on Fire TV Stick, Echo and Echo Dot V2. No luck with any of them.

 

I updated the location information and resent, I got successful send (200) and even got the information bar to check my alarms etc. But when I went back into settings it still had the UK address.


 
 
 
 


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  #1897285 8-Nov-2017 07:34
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I tried this last night and it worked perfectly on my two Gen 2 Echo Dots. Now responds with weather for Karori.

 

Happy camper here...

 

 

 

 

 

FletchNZ:

 

bugger, I was hoping I was doing something wrong.

 


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  #1897290 8-Nov-2017 07:50
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KaroriPete:

 

I tried this last night and it worked perfectly on my two Gen 2 Echo Dots. Now responds with weather for Karori.

 

Happy camper here...

 

 

 

 

 

FletchNZ:

 

bugger, I was hoping I was doing something wrong.

 

 

 

 

 

Yep I tried again last night too and working for me now too! Think might be related to Amazon's new Fire TV basic which is available to NZ.


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  #1897292 8-Nov-2017 08:05
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Can confirm as well that its working for me, I tried it at work and the page i'm seeing is way different than the one I tried before, YAY!!


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So apart from the weather are there any other Alexa skills that will work better now? If I ask about traffic it will tell me a couple of local roads that are the fastest route and that it will take about 16 minutes - but to where?

 

Any other stuff that I can do now?


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  #1897298 8-Nov-2017 08:22
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KaroriPete:

 

So apart from the weather are there any other Alexa skills that will work better now? If I ask about traffic it will tell me a couple of local roads that are the fastest route and that it will take about 16 minutes - but to where?

 

Any other stuff that I can do now?

 

 

You should be able to ask (for example) where the nearest McDonald's is, etc.


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  #1897299 8-Nov-2017 08:23
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And ask about traffic or drive time to any destination (from your location)

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KaroriPete:

 

So apart from the weather are there any other Alexa skills that will work better now? If I ask about traffic it will tell me a couple of local roads that are the fastest route and that it will take about 16 minutes - but to where?

 

Any other stuff that I can do now?

 

 

 

 

ask where the petrol stations are, pizza etc , pharmacy(as if i ask for chemist i get places on the shore and i am near st lukes )


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  #1897324 8-Nov-2017 09:08
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KaroriPete:

 

I tried this last night and it worked perfectly on my two Gen 2 Echo Dots. Now responds with weather for Karori.

 

Happy camper here...

 

 

 

 

It worked!!!!!

 

Checked the weather and is now gives the correct answer!!!

 

I'm like a dog with two tails!!!!!!!!!

 

 

 

I might have a lesser issue with how Alexa pronounces the name of the post code area... Waimauku... waaaaiiiiimmmmmaaaaaaauuuuuku.


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