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Echo Extras: The 8 Best Accessories for your Amazon Echo Smart Speaker

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Looking for a few good ways to up your Alexa’s Echo game? You’re in luck. From games to gadgets, chargers and more, we’ve searched the deep, dark depths of Amazon to bring you the eight quintessential Echo accessories. Check ‘em out below.

1. Echo Buttons, an Alexa Gadget (2 Pack)

As if Alexa wasn’t already great, these Echo Buttons add a whole new level of play. Simply sync the buttons to your Echo for instant action. With tons of different activities available, you’re instantly able to up the ante on game night.

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2. Amazon Echo and Fire TV Power Adapter

If your Echo’s been acting up recently, it may not be because of the latest update — more often than not, power surges are to blame. Luckily, this handy Fire TV power adapter takes care of the legwork by providing an official Amazon cable to help keep you connected.

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3. Plug-in Mount – Amazon Echo Dot 2nd Gen

Not sure where to place your Echo Dot? No problem. This handy wall mount makes it possible to place your Dot anywhere — that is, anywhere with a wall outlet nearby. This plug-in mount also includes a USB power adapter and micro USB cable.

Plug-in Mount - Amazon Echo Dot 2nd Generation Accessory Image courtesy of Amazon

  

4. Etekcity 2 Pack Voltson Wi-Fi Smart Plug Mini Outlet

This super helpful smart plug lets you power your Alexa devices without ever having to lift a finger. Featuring an effortlessly easy installation, track and monitor your devices’ power usage to help cut back on needless energy costs.

[caption id="attachment_105760" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Etekcity 2 Pack Voltson Wi-Fi Smart Plug Mini Outlet Image courtesy of Amazon[/caption]

  

5. Alexa Voice Remote

Sure, it’s a basic accessory, but it’s also a necessary one. This Alexa Voice Remote is a must-have for Echo users. Dedicated volume buttons make it easier to change the sound levels, while a built-in mic lets you access Alexa anywhere in the home.

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6. Fremo Evo Plus Battery Base for Amazon Echo Dot

This easy-to-use battery attaches to the bottom of your Echo to give it an instant power charge. With a built-in 5200Mah top-tier cell battery, your Dot’s able to run up to six consecutive hours without needing to be plugged in. Great for gatherings and get-togethers where you need to take your Dot for a stroll.

[caption id="attachment_105758" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Fremo Evo Plus Battery Base for Amazon Echo Dot Image courtesy of Amazon[/caption]

  

7. LED Strip Lights Compatible with Alexa,

This all-in-one kit includes one pack of 16.4-foot lights that are 100% Alexa-compatible. Simply place the lights where you want them, plug in the power adapter, sync to your Alexa device and you’re able to control the lights with a touch of a button.

[caption id="attachment_105757" align="aligncenter" width="300"]LED Strip Lights Compatible with Alexa, Image courtesy of Amazon[/caption]

  

8. iHome Bedside Stereo Speaker System

Connect your Echo Dot to this bedside speaker for powerful wall-to-wall sounds any time of day. With a built-in LED wall clock, you can control the dimmer and brightness levels with a simple nod to Alexa. The compact and clutter-free design also helps add to the overall look.

iHome Bedside Stereo Speaker System Image courtesy of Amazon