Alexa on Fire TV gets voice support for third-party apps: Here’s how it works

published 30.05.2020 16:52

by Tech Desk from indianexpress.com
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In addition to Amazon Prime Video, Alexa can now also be used to control playback on select apps that include YouTube, Netflix and Jio Cinema.

Users can browse and search content on Netflix, Hotstar, Zee5, Voot, JioCinema, Apple TV+, Sun NXT, MX Player TV, Eros, TVF Play, and more by using their Alexa voice remote or pairing Fire TV with Echo devices.

And now, the Alexa Voice discovery has been expanded on the Fire TV Stick allowing users to control apps in addition to Amazon Prime Video.

Amazon’s Fire TV Stick not only converts a standard television set to smart TV but also offers control over streaming experience with voice commands using Alexa.

How to use Alexa voice commands on Fire TV Using the Fire TV with voice commands is as easy as using an Amazon Echo speaker.