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Using your Nexus Player remote

Use your Nexus Player remote to navigate the screen. 

Nexus Player remote
  1. Indicator light
  2. Voice search 
  3. Navigation D-pad
  4. Select
  5. Play/Pause
  6. Back
  7. Home

How to use the remote

To Action
Move through content Use the Navigation wheel to press up, down, left or right
Select an item Press Select button
Go to the previous screen Press Back button
Go to Home screen Press Home button
Play/Pause Press the Play/Pause button
Voice search Press the Voice search button Microphone, then say your command. Here’s a list of things you can search for. If you’re using an app when you press the Voice search button, you’ll search within that app.
Put remote in pairing mode Press and hold the Back and Home buttons for 5 seconds

Your Nexus Player remote doesn’t control your TV volume or input. Use the remote that came with your TV.

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