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  • Control Center Remote Voice Commands

    The following commands can be used by pressing (and holding) the MIC button on the Control Center remote an...

  • Amazon Alexa

    You can now use voice commands with Control Center via Alexa. Now, watching TV is truly as easy as saying &...

  • Amazon Alexa Voice Commands

      Amazon Alexa must first be paired with Control Center to use these commands.  See this article The comman...

  • Google Home

     You can now use voice commands with Control Center via Google Home. Now, watching TV is truly as easy as s...

  • Google Home Voice Commands

      Google Home must first be paired with Control Center to use these commands. See this article. The command...

  • Selecting Source Devices

    With Control Center, there are a few ways to switch from one device to another.  With the remote: Press t...

  • APPS: DirecTV Now

    Control Center can launch DirecTV Now, but does not yet support deeplink into live TV content such as chann...

  • APPS: Playstation Vue

    Control Center can launch Playstation Vue, but does not yet support deeplinking into live TV content such a...

  • APPS: Prime Video

    The Prime Video app can be launched and controlled via the Control Center remote on: FireTV Nvidia Shield ...

  • APPS: Plex

    WatchlistControl Center supports Plex watchlists and your Plex server search.  Linking your credentials ena...

  • APPS: Sling TV

    Control Center can launch SlingTV, however it does NOT yet support deeplink into live TV content such as ch...

  • DEVICES: AppleTV

    Control Types AppleTV can be controlled via IP or IR controls. IP control is recommended, and is selected b...

  • DEVICES: Amazon FireTV

    Control TypesFireTV can be controlled through Bluetooth or HDMI-CEC. Bluetooth is recommended, and is selec...

  • DEVICES: DirecTV

    Control Types DirecTV can be controlled via IP or IR controls. IP control is recommended, and is selected b...

  • DEVICES: Roku

    Control TypesRoku can be controlled via IP (Internet Protocol) or IR(infrared) controls. IP control is high...

  • DEVICES: PS4

    Control TypesControl Center communicates with PS4 via HDMI-CEC commands, which means that inputs are sent t...

  • DEVICES: Xbox One

    Control Types Xbox One can only be controlled through IR commands. If you're having trouble controlling the...

  • DEVICES: Nvidia Shield

    Control TypesNvidia Shield can be controlled via CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) or IR(infrared) control...

  • DEVICES: Dish Wally

    Control Types Dish Wally can be controlled via IP or IR controls. IP control is recommended, and is selecte...

  • DEVICES: Xfinity

    Control Types Xfinity can only be controlled via IR controls. Please make sure that Control Center has line...

  • DEVICES: Spectrum

    Control Types Spectrum can only be controlled via IR controls. Please make sure that Control Center has lin...

  • DEVICES: TiVo

    Control Types TiVo can be controlled via IR controls.  Auto Switching Control Center can detect the follow ...

  • DVR Recording from Live and Upcoming Search Results for Dish and DirecTV

    The ability to set a recording within Live and Upcoming search results from Control Center, requires IP con...

  • Watching DVR Content

    If you have a compatible* DVR set-top box connected to your Control Center, you'll also be able to search f...

  • How To Access My Pay TV/STB Guide?

    You can search for content, and navigate to 'Live' and 'Upcoming' tabs on the Control Center user interface...

  • How to Access Quick Skip on My Control Center Remote?

    Cable/Satellite boxesDepending on your set top box, the SKIP button on Control Center remote may be mapped ...

  • Swap FF and RW Functionality with Skip and Replay

    Most buttons on the Control Center remote have multiple functions depending on the device you are controlli...

  • Why Doesn't Caavo Companion App Do Anything?

    While Caavo Companion doesn't seem to do much, it does quite a bit behind the scenes to keep your Control C...

  • Chromecast and Airplay

    You can "Chromecast" and "Airplay" content-sharing on the devices you normally would, b...