We are excited to announce the launch of TELUS Home Assistant with Amazon Alexa on Optik TV. This means that you can control your Optik TV, hands-free with voice control using both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. Now all Optik TV customers can use any Amazon Echo device to control their entertainment experience with the simple sound of their voice.
Getting Started on TELUS Home Assistant with Amazon Alexa
To use the TELUS Home Assistant action for Optik TV, you need an Amazon Echo enabled device or you can download the Amazon Alexa app for free on your phone or tablet (visitthis pageto view the devices currently supported). Customers will need to pair their Amazon supported device to the TELUS Home Assistant action to use the capabilities. Step by step instructions can be found here.
Commands for Optik TV
Optik TV customers will be able to use their voice to now use features such as: changing the channel, launching Netflix, or searching for their favourite shows.
Try out some of our most popular commands:
“Hey Alexa, turn up the volume on living room TV”
“Hey Alexa, change the channel to HGTV on living room TV”
“Alexa, show me Tom Cruise movies on living room TV”