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How to Set Up Pandora on Alexa Device? Explained Steps


For all Pandora users, good news for you, as the company has collaborated with Amazon and invite you to complete the setup of Pandora on Echo. Yes, you heard it right, from now onwards you can integrate your Pandora with your Amazon echo device and play all your favorite Pandora music on any Alexa device. Earlier on, Pandora could only be activated at the Amazon Alexa app or website, requiring all the users to re-enter their Pandora login details during the process of configuration. But, now users can seamlessly enjoy and activate Pandora on their Alexa device right from the Pandora mobile app with just a few clicks, without having to face any major circumstances.

What Are The Benefits?

Once you set Up Pandora on Alexa Device, you can start utilizing and enjoying your favorite songs, playlists, albums, and stations with a simple voice command like “Alexa, play my slow jams playlist.” Or “Alexa, play my Thumbprint Radio”. More than this, you can even rate your favorite music as it plays, which helps Pandora cater custom radio stations to your personal tastes.

Steps to Perform Setup of Pandora on Echo

Follow the right approach to configure Pandora services with Alexa. Below you can find the proven steps:

Note: These steps are very useful for both iPhone and Android users.

  • Download the Alexa app on your smartphone and activate the services at first.
  • Now, download the Pandora app on your mobile and set up your Pandora Account.
  • At the time of Pandora account creation, you will require to generate Pandora user id and password and use it at the time of sign-in.
  • After this, launch the Amazon Alexa app on your device and click the Menu icon located at the top-left corner of the screen.
  • Click on Settings and then scroll down the page and click Music available under Alexa Preferences option.
  • Click on Settings and then scroll down the page and click Music available under Alexa Preferences option.
  • Once the completion of the above-mentioned steps, tap the plus sign (+) to the right of the Link New Service.
  • Tap Pandora and then click Enable to Use.
  • In the next step, click on the option, which states I have a Pandora account and complete the login procedure on your account by using the Pandora account’s email address and password.
  • Then, select Approve access and click the X located at the top-left corner to return to the Amazon Alexa app.
  • Now, you can use Alexa voice commands to play Pandora stations without any interruptions. For example you can command:
    • "Alexa, Play song or artist on Pandora."
    • "Alexa, Play station on Pandora."
    • "Alexa, create a song station on Pandora."

Important Tip: If you add "on Pandora" to your command, it will tell Alexa that you want to use Pandora instead of the default music service. It's also possible for the users to make Pandora the default app, so that they can omit "on Pandora."

How to Activate Pandora as Your Default Music Player on Alexa Device?

In order to make Pandora your default music player, do these steps:

  • Browse and click Menu icon.
  • Now, tap Settings and then Music available under Alexa Preferences.
  • Scroll down to reach Default Services.
  • At last, click Pandora under Default Station.

Amazon Alexa Commands for Pandora

A few other common music commands that work well with Pandora include:

"Alexa, pause." "Alexa, play."
"Alexa, stop." "Alexa, volume up."
"Alexa, skip." "Alexa, what song is this?"
"Alexa, volume down." "Alexa, thumbs up!"

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