Using Bixby on Your Samsung TV.

Last Update date : Nov 17. 2020

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By using Bixby, you can access all sorts of functions on your Samsung TV with your voice, which includes changing the volume and channel, searching for content and finding apps. You can also perform more general requests for information, such as “How’s the weather?”

1 To begin using Bixby, press and hold the Voice button on your Samsung TV remote. You'll see a small icon pop up on-screen when the microphone is active. That's the Bixby logo.
2 See what you can say. When you start using Bixby, you can ask, "What can I say?" to pull up a menu of voice-interaction options.
3 There are plenty of supported voice functions, ranging from changing the channel to interacting with your smart home devices, so familiarise yourself with some of the options.

Here are a few voice commands that Samsung recommend:

Here are a few voice commands that Samsung recommend:

Voice Command


"Run YouTube."

Run an app

"Show source list."

Change the video source

"Set the picture mode to Dynamic.

Access TV picture settings

"Find popular action movies starring [actor]."

Search for content

"Show me vacation photos."

View a gallery

"Play sleeping music on Spotify."

Launch Spotify

"Change to channel 9."

Change the channel

"Show the program guide."

Bring up the TV guide

Cancel scheduling for The Walking Dead."

Schedule TV shows

"Open Smart Hub."

Access Smart Hub settings

"Open the internet."

Launch the web browser

"Open apps."

Browse the Samsung app store

"Show Universal Guide."

View the Universal Guide

"Play the disc."

Play a Blu-ray disc

"What time is it now?"

Find out the time

"How's the weather in Sydney?"

Check the weather

"Volume down by 10."

Change the volume

"Show picture size settings."

Access TV picture size settings

"Show me how I can connect speakers to my TV."

See how to connect devices

"Move down."


"Ambient Mode."

Change the mode

"Pause the robot vacuum in SmartThings."

Perform SmartThings actions

4 When Bixby responds, it sometimes comes with an on-screen display that shares information while still showing the content you were already watching.

To find more voice commands supported by Bixby on your 2019 TV, press the Mic Button to bring up the Bixby Home page where you will be able to find a list of supported services depending on the function you require.

Note: For troubleshooting tips on how to turn Bixby off on a Samsung TV, please click here.

If you require more information, please consult the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page. Otherwise, please get in touch with our Samsung Care Australia experts on 1300 362 603 (Toll Free in Australia) or contact our Chat Support team.

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