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YouTube TV Gets The 'Voice Remote' Feature For Some Users

YouTube TV Gets The 'Voice Remote' Feature For Some Users

The new feature introduced is called as voice remote and it is an incremental update and presently available to some selected users.

Some users have been noting over the past day or so that a pop-up in their YouTube TV app is notifying them of the arrival of a new voice remote feature (via Android Police).

Once done, you'll simply look for the red Voice Remote button throughout the app to perform a voice search or command. If not, head into Settings and look for the Voice Remote option to toggle it on.

The commands appear to work only on mobile devices for now. Apparently, you can also skip around in recorded shows and control the volume with your voice. Since it is a server side update, the users will be informed when the voice remote will be available on their Android device.

Your command will be transcribed. Basically, it can be used to play particular shows, switch to a different channel, pause/play, and fast forward or rewind content.

This is a pretty nifty feature for YouTube TV, giving users a quick way to navigate the service.

As of now, the feature is not available on Rokus, Android TVs or other YouTube TV-equipped screens.

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