DIRECTV Gemini Voice remote control

Use your voice to change channels, search for shows, control devices, and more – just ask Google. Access your Google Account to personalize your experience.

Use your Gemini Voice remote with Google Assistant

The Gemini Voice remote with Google Assistant is compatible with the Gemini device. It will not work on other Genie receivers – and the Genie remote will not work with the Gemini device.

Talk to Google to control your TV using your voice.
  1. Press and release the Google Assistant/MIC button on your remote.
  2. When the blue light appears on the remote, say your request into the microphone.
Your Gemini Voice remote with Google Assistant responds to your voice. Talk to Google to:
  • Jump right to your favorite show/movie just by saying the title
  • Search by genre or mood by saying “search for funny shows”
  • Get personalized recommendations by saying “what should I watch?”
  • Get answers like weather, stock prices, and sports scores
  • Control your compatible smart home devices using your voice

Press the Google Assistant/MIC button on your remote to get started

Using your Gemini voice remote with Google Assistant, you can:
  • Go to a TV show or channel
  • Record a TV show or movie
  • Get info about a movie or TV show

Personalize your DIRECTV experience with Google

When setting up your Gemini device, you can easily sign into your Google Account for a personalized TV experience. Just follow the prompts during set up. You can do it later also.

Heads up: Your Google Account ID is different from your DIRECTV user ID. If you don’t have a Google Account, you can create one online now or while setting up your Gemini device.

Sign into your Google Account, if needed

Didn’t sign in during set up? Or made changes to your account? Please sign in to personalize your experience.
  1. Press the Google Assistant/MIC button on your remote and say something like, “what's on my shopping list?”
  2. Select Activate Google Assistant on the TV screen.
  3. Sign into your Google Account.
  4. Read and accept the disclosures and data privacy info, then select Allow to activate Google Assistant.
Have questions about your Google Account? Get help with common Google Account issues

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