Article ID : 00204712 / Last Modified : 12/21/2018

Use the Voice Search Function of Your Android TV

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What Does It Do?

The Voice Search function on your Android TV™ device allows you to search for information using voice commands on the following apps:

  • Google Play™ store
  • Google Play™ Movies & TV
  • YouTube™ app
  • TV broadcast

How Does It Work?

Follow these step to use this function:

  1. Make sure your TV has an active internet connection.
  2. On the supplied TV remote, press the Microphone MIC button or the Google Assistant Google Assistant button for F series button.
    • Check your manual for model-specific information. Manuals are posted on your model support page.
  3. Speak into the microphone.

Note: If you use this function on an app that isn't supported, the YouTube app will display the search result instead.

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