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YouTube TV 'Voice Remote' Feature Rolling Out For Some Users

YouTube TV 'Voice Remote' Feature Rolling Out For Some Users

Google has rolled out a "Voice Remote" feature for the YouTube TV app.

Called Voice Remote, the feature is available only on phones.

For example, this feature can be used to play specific shows, switch to a different channel, fast forward or rewind content, pause/play, and even adjust volume.

Speak any of the commands below into your device's microphone.

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Voice remote shows up as a floating action button in the app, allowing you to control YouTube TV by issuing commands.

The feature is available only to those who are premium users and pay Dollars 40 per month for a YouTube TV streaming subscription. You'll see a popup in the app alerting you to the presence of voice remote when it's available on your account. Google has actually had a support page out about this feature for quite some time, but it never actually flipped the switch on the feature until now.

Last week Google announced that at their I/O conference that they will focus on the digital well-being of users and the latest YouTube feature is helping them to do just that. The device will have a dashboard that will help you keep track of the amount of time that you spent on each app.


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