Getting Delaware News from 101.7 WDEL on your Smart Speakers is easy thanks to voice-activation. Whether you're using an Amazon Echo or a Google Home device, all you have to do is ask!
WDEL is proud to be your primary source for Delaware news via Echo and Home devices.
Google Home users, simply say, "Ok Google, talk to Delaware News", and you'll hear a rundown of the top news stories direct from the WDEL Newsroom. Android phone users can also take advantage of this command. For more information, click here.
Echo users can hear the same rundown by enabling the Delaware News skill. Once enabled, say, "Alexa, open Delaware News" to hear our top stories.
Want to listen to our online stream via your Smart Speaker? We can do that, too. Echo users will first need to enable the 101.7 WDEL skill. Search for it in your Alexa app, or click here to go directly to it on the Amazon website. Alternatively, you can also say, "Alexa, enable WDEL 101 7 skill" to have Alexa enable it for you.
Once the skill is enabled, simply say, "Alexa, open WDEL." That's right - just say our name! In seconds, Alexa will connect you to our online stream to listen to Delaware's News and Talk wherever you are.
For more information on searching for and enabling skills, click here.
Google Home users can connect to our stream via TuneIn by saying, "Ok Google, play WDEL" or "Ok Google, open WDEL 101.7."