10 Easy DirecTV Alexa Commands for Seamless Entertainment

Many of us find ourselves using voice assistants like Alexa on a daily basis. Rightfully so, as we can now control our television sets when we want, even if the remote seems to have mysteriously disappeared again. DirecTV users have long enjoyed the benefits of Alexa integration, being able to use voice control to change channel, pause, fast forward, and rewind their shows. Below are some voice command examples you can use to make the most out of your DirecTV Alexa integration.

#1 Basic Navigation Commands

“Alexa, show my playlist.”
“Alexa, play the next episode.”
“Alexa, skip.”
“Alexa, rewind.”

#2 Channel Control Commands

“Alexa, switch to ESPN.”
“Alexa, change the channel to HBO.”
“Alexa, go to CBS.”
“Alexa, show me MSNBC.”

#3 Playback Commands

“Alexa, pause the movie.”
“Alexa, resume the show.”
“Alexa, fast forward 5 minutes.”
“Alexa, rewind 10 seconds.”

#4 Record and Playback Commands

“Alexa, record this program.”
“Alexa, view the recorded programs.”
“Alexa, fast forward through the commercials.”
“Alexa, record the entire series.”

#5 On Demand Commands

“Alexa, show me free shows.”
“Alexa, view movie recommendations.”
“Alexa, watch the latest episode of Breaking Bad.”
“Alexa, find comedies.”

#6 Search Commands

“Alexa, find a romance movie.”
“Alexa, search for Batman movies.”
“Alexa, show me recommended shows.”
“Alexa, find new releases.”

#7 Volume Commands

“Alexa, increase the volume.”
“Alexa, lower the volume.”
“Alexa, set volume to 40.”
“Alexa, mute the TV.”

#8 Parental Control Commands

“Alexa, enable parental controls.”
“Alexa, disable parental controls.”
“Alexa, block this channel.”
“Alexa, set a PIN for parental controls.”

#9 Favorite Channel Commands

“Alexa, add NBC to my favorites.”
“Alexa, remove CNN from my favorites.”
“Alexa, show me my favorite channels.”
“Alexa, switch to my favorite channel list.”

#10 Multi-Room Commands

“Alexa, play the same show on all TVs.”
“Alexa, play a different show on the bedroom TV.”
“Alexa, play music in the living room.”
“Alexa, switch to the game console in the basement.”