Using Voice Control on your Sky Q box

With Voice Control, you’re able to do even more with your Sky Q touch remote.

You can search for shows, movies, actors, sporting events or use it to control your Sky Q box.

To find out more, watch our help video or read the information below.

Before you use Voice Control, make sure your Sky Q touch remote is paired and you’ve got an active broadband connection. 

Haven’t got a Sky Q touch remote? Visit our Accessories store to purchase one. 

When you’re ready:

  1. Hold the Sky Q touch remote in front of you.
  2. Press and hold the voice button as you speak clearly into the microphone (located just below the sky button) on your Sky Q touch remote.
  3. Release the voice button when you’ve finished speaking. Your Sky Q box will then process your request.

You could use Voice Control to:

  • Search for a specific show, actor, movie or sporting event, e.g. "Game of Thrones."
  • Find a movie by using a famous quote from the film. See the PDF below for the complete list. Search for a movie using a famous quote (PDF 136KB)
  • Change channel, e.g. "Go to Sky 1."
  • Play a recording, e.g. "Play Toy Story."
  • Use commands, e.g. "Play" "Pause" "Skip twenty minutes."
  • Change accessibility settings, e.g. "Turn on subtitles."

Image of Sky Q touch remote with the voice button at the side and microphone at the front circled

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