For now Amazon Echo, can only stream audio from Amazon Prime Music, tunein, and iHeart Radio.
But you can actually stream any audio to it by turning into a blue tooth speaker.
To do it, you'll need to use a voice command.
Alexa, pair Bluetooth.
Ready to pair.
Go to the Bluetooth settings on your mobile device and choose Echo-057.
Connected to Bluetooth.
Now we're set.
So, I'll queue up an audiobook.
Directly above the house.
The boy swung his legs of his bed, raced down the stairs, slapped [CROSSTALK]
The only drawback is that you can't use [UNKNOWN] to control the playback with voice commands like pause or skip.
Instead you'll have to do everything on your phone or tablet.
And even though we're connected through BlueTooth and the Echo has microphones, you can't use it as a speakerphone for making phone calls.
At least not yet.
For more Amazon quick tips, head on over to cnet.com/how-to.
For CNET, I'm Sharon Profis.