So Santa brought you an new Amazon Echo for Christmas this year. Here's how to set it up to play 96.7 The River with Alexa.

It will only take about a minute to set up, and in the end you'll be able to say, "Alexa, play The River."

Once you've got your Echo setup as directed by the instructions in the box, just follow these seven easy steps.  (If you lost the setup instructions, you can get a new copy HERE.)

Step 1:  Download the free Alexa app.

  • Find Apple version here or the Android version here.

Step 2:  Open the app, then open the drop-down menu in the upper left-hand corner of the screen.

Step 3:  Select 'Skills & Games' in the drop-down menu.

Step 4:  Tap the magnifying glass in the upper right-hand corner to open the search function.

Step 5:  Enter '96.7 The River' in the search bar, then press 'search' or the magnifying glass in he bottom right hand corner.

Step 6: Tap on '96.7 The River.'

Step 7:  Tap 'Enable To Use.'  You will now be able to listen to us by saying "Alexa, play The River."

Alexa, play The River!

Enjoy your new Amazon Echo, and all the fun you can have with Alexa. Merry Christmas! Happy New Year! Thanks for listening to 96.7 The River!

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