Using the remote control microphone

Remote controls that support voice control have a Google Assistant button, and a built-in microphone. Ask Google to find movies, stream apps, play music, and control the TV - all with your voice. Press the Google Assistant (or MIC) button on the remote to get started.

  1. Press and hold the Google Assistant button on your remote control.
    The microphone on the remote control will be activated while the button is pressed, and the LED on the remote control will light up.
    Illustration of the MIC button on the remote control
  2. Speak into the microphone while pressing and holding the Google Assistant button.
    Speech examples may be displayed depending on your model.
    Illustration of speaking into the top part of the remote control
    Search results are displayed when you speak into the microphone.


  • If you press the MIC button on the remote control and say “Voice hints”, information about how to speak and available voice commands will be displayed. This function may not be available depending on your model/region/country/language.


  • An Internet connection is required to use voice search.
  • The type of remote control supplied with the TV, and the availability of a remote control with a built-in microphone varies depending on your model/region/country. An optional remote control is available in some models/regions/countries.
  • To use the microphone on the remote control, you must add and set a Google Account to the TV.