Control YouTube on TV with Amazon Alexa

You can watch YouTube on TV and use Amazon Alexa to control the YouTube app. You can download the official YouTube app from the Amazon app store.

Note: Amazon Alexa is supported in English, German, Japanese, and French Canadian.

Available Alexa voice commands

To play or resume media:

  • Alexa, play
  • Alexa, resume

To pause or stop media:

  • Alexa, pause
  • Alexa, stop

To fast-forward media:

  • Alexa, fast-forward 30 seconds (or given duration)
  • Alexa, fast-forward

To rewind media:

  • Alexa, rewind 30 seconds (or given duration)
  • Alexa, rewind

To go to the next media:

  • Alexa, next 

To go to the previous media:

  • Alexa, previous

To restart media:

  • Alexa, restart 

Available Alexa voice commands for Amazon Fire Cube

To navigate media:
  • Alexa, scroll left (or right, up, or down)
  • Alexa, page right (or left, up, or down)

Examples of Alexa voice commands

  • “Alexa, Open YouTube”
  • “Alexa, show me soccer highlights on YouTube”
  • “Alexa, find movie trailers on YouTube” 
  • “Alexa, watch music videos on YouTube”
  • “Alexa, play cooking videos on YouTube”
  • “Alexa, resume”, “Alexa, rewind 30 seconds”, “Alexa, next video”
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