Article ID : 00204933 / Last Modified : 11/06/2019

Voice search

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    The voice search function helps you find content you are looking for by listening to your vocalized (spoken) search words. In order to use the voice search function, an Internet connection is necessary.

    When you are using an app, search results in the app will be displayed on your TV screen. Below are examples of apps where the voice search function can be used:

    • Google Play Store: You can search apps available in Google Play Store.
    • Google Play Movies & TV: You can search content available in Google Play Movies & TV.
    • YouTube™: You can search content available in YouTube.
    • TV broadcast: TV programs related to your search word are displayed on the TV screen.

    NOTE: If the app you are using is not supported by the voice search function, search results from YouTube content are displayed.

     

    How to use the voice search function

    1. Press the  (MIC) button or  (The Google Assistant) button on the TV remote control, depending on your TV model.
    2. Speak what you want to search for, such as a movie title, into the microphone at the top of the TV remote control.

    NOTE: If your model supports eARC, and the eARC mode is activated, you will need to follow these steps in order to make the verbal response feature available:

    1. Press the HOME button on the remote control.
    2. Select Settings and press the Enter button. 
    3. Press the Down arrow button to select Display & Sound, and press the Enter button. 
    4. Press the Down arrow button to select Audio output, and press the Enter button. 
    5. Press the Down arrow button to select eARC mode, and press the Enter button. 
    6. Press the Down arrow button to select Off, and press the Enter button.