Use Voice on Amazon Alexa to use Search on YouView
A new way to find your favourite shows
We've introduced a new feature which allows you to search for your favourite shows by title using your voice.
Once you've paired your Alexa device, you can ask Alexa to search for your favourite shows from any area in YouView.
Example of how to search:
"Alexa, search for Eastenders"
"Alexa, search for Catastrophe"
Following this command, the search main menu section will come up with results related to this show.
Then use the remote as usual to select a tile.
Adding the YouView skill to Alexa
Search for YouView in the Alexa Skill Store. Once on the YouView page, select enable.
Input pairing code displayed on the YouView box
Manufacturer software: 32.18.10
Component software: 3.6.86
Latest software versions
This software version currently supports these box models:
Not sure which box model you have? We'll show you how to find out.
This is not a phased software release, all boxes on 32.18.10 / 3.6.86 will receive this feature.
Help articles for using voice with Amazon Alexa can be found below:
How to use Voice Search with Amazon Alexa
Pairing Amazon Alexa to YouView
Have some feedback on this update?
Let us know on our community forum. We've set up a discussion thread specifically for this update.