YouTube TV is Adding Voice Commands


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Recently YouTube TV added the ability to use voice commands inside the mobile apps. Now you can use your voice to change channels, fast forward, and more.

Here is how you can set it up:

  1. Select the microphone icon  anywhere you see it in the YouTube TV app.
  2. Enable microphone access if you haven’t already.
  3. Speak any of the commands below into your device’s microphone.
  4. Your command will be transcribed.

Here are some of the voice commands you can now use:

You can say things like:
  • “Fast forward”
  • “Pause”
  • “Resume”
  • “Rewind <X> seconds”
  • “Fast forward <X> seconds”
  • “Seek to <time (e.g., 3:42)>”
  • “Next <video>”
  • “Previous <video>”
  • “Cast this”
  • “Turn up the volume by <X> percent (e.g., 20%)”
  • “Turn down the volume by <X> percent (e.g., 20%)”
  • “Play <network>”
  • “Tune into <network>”
  • “Watch <network>”

Network page

  • “Go to the <network> page”

TV show page

  • “Go to <TV show> page”

Movie page

  • “Go to the <movie> page”

Sports team/league/event page

  • “Go to the <sports team> page”
  • “Go to the <sports league> page”

Source: Android Police

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