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10 Best Fire Cube TV Commands

Last Updated Dec 2, 2021
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If you are in the habit of constantly losing or not remembering where you place your TV remote, then a fire TV cube command can be handy. One of the benefits of building a smart home is using your voice to control things. If you can use your voice to control your TV using Alexa commands, you don’t have to worry about losing your remote.

The Fire TV has the wake word “Alexa.” Using your voice, you can turn the TV on or off, change the channel and even adjust volumes. In this article is a list of the 10 Best Fire TV Cube Commands.

Watching Movie or Content Command

Here is a list of some commands for watching movies:

  • To watch a movie, say “Alexa, watch Walking Dead” or “Alexa, play Lion King” or “Alexa, show me The Nightingale.”
  • To watch TV, say “Alexa, watch Fox News” or “Alexa, go to Food Network.”
  • To open a streaming service, say “Alexa, open Netflix.”
  • To search for content, say “Alexa, show me Adventure movies” or “Alexa, search for the Spotify app” or “Alexa, add this to my watchlist” or “Alexa, BBC on PlayStation Vue.”
  • To open Netflix, say “Alexa, open Netflix.”
  • To open Roku, say “Alexa, open Roku.”

If you’d like to learn more about movie streaming, check out this article. Now, let’s look at commands to switch inputs and devices.

Switch Inputs and Device Command

Here are some commands you can use to switch inputs and devices on your Amazon Fire Cube:

  • To switch inputs, say “Alexa, switch to HDMI 4.”
  • To go to a specific device, say “Alexa, switch to Apple TV” or “Alexa, switch to cable.”
  • To open apps, say “Alexa, open YouTube TV” or “Alexa, launch Disney+.”
  • To return home, say, “Alexa, return home.”

Now, let’s look at searching.

Search For TV Shows or Movies

These commands can help you search for TV shows and movies:

  • To find a movie, say, “Alexa, find Excavation on Prime video” or “Alexa, for free movie.”
  • To find shows, say, “Alexa, show me TV shows with Steve Harvey.”

Now, let’s look at page and app navigation commands.

Pages And Apps Navigation Command

Here are some commands for navigating pages and apps:

  • To open an app, say “Alexa, open Roku TV.”
  • To scroll down, say, “Alexa, scroll down.”
  • To select a row, say “Alexa, select row 5” or “Alexa, show more.”
  • To go to your library, say, “Alexa, go to my music library.”
  • To navigate search results, say “Alexa, scroll up/down/right/left” or “Alexa, select number 4” or “Alexa, play number 2” or “Alexa, go back.”

Now, let’s look at commanding music.

Music Command

Here is a list of commands for music:

  • To play music, say “Alexa, play Man in the Mirror” or “Alexa, play Hello by Adele” or “Alexa, play country music” or “Alexa, play music by Michael Jackson.”   
  • To play Spotify music, say “Alexa, play Top 10 Playlist on Spotify.”
  • To play an audiobook, say “Alexa, play How to Make Friends and Influence People on Audible,” or “Alexa, play the book 48 Laws of Power.”
  • To resume the audiobook, say, “Alexa, resume my book.”

Now, let’s look at playback commands.

Controlling Playback Command

To control playback commands, look at this list:

  • To play/pause or stop playback, say “Alexa, Play/Resume/Unpause” or “Alexa, Stop” or “Alexa, Pause.” 
  • To fast forward or rewind, say “Alexa, rewind 20 seconds” or “Alexa, go forward 20 seconds” or “Alexa, go back 40 seconds” or “Alexa, skip forward 30 minutes.”
  • To go back to the start, say, “Alexa, watch this from the beginning.”
  • To skip to the next episode, say, “Alexa, skip to the next episode.”

Now, let’s look at controlling the TV through commands.

TV Control Commands

Here are some commands for controlling your TV with your Amazon Fire Cube:

  • To turn on the TV, say, “Alexa, turn on the TV.”
  • To turn off the TV, say, “Alexa, turn off the TV.”
  • To turn up the TV volume, say, “Alexa, turn up the volume.”
  • To turn down the TV volume, say, “Alexa, turn down the volume.”
  • To adjust TV volume, say, “Alexa, set the volume to 10.”
  • To mute TV, say, “Alexa, mute my TV.”
  • To unmute TV, say, “Alexa, unmute my TV.”

Now, let’s look at commands related to the news.

News Command

Here are some news commands:

  • To check headlines; say “Alexa, what’s in the news
  • To watch a flash briefing, say “Alexa, play my flash briefing” or “Alexa, enable the CNN flash briefing.”

Now, let’s look at the weather.

Weather Command

For inquiries about the weather, use these commands:

  • For weather check; say “Alexa, what’s the weather” or “Alexa, what’s the forecast” or “Alexa, what’s the weather in Florida” or “Alexa, what’s the weather like on 15/11/2021” or “Alexa, is it going to rain today” or “Alexa, what’s the weather like this weekend.”
  • To get traffic information, say “Alexa, what’s my route like today” or “Alexa, how long will it take me to get to Florida.”

Now you know the best fire cube TV commands for different occasions.

Conclusion

Note that the commands listed in this article will only work if you have “Alexa” as your wake word. If you changed your wake word, you must replace “Alexa” with the new wake word. 

For these commands to work on your Fire TV:

  • You need a compatible Alexa device like Echo Dot, Echo Plus, Amazon Echo.
  • Your Fire TV device must be properly configured; this means you must link your Fire TV to the Alexa app, and you can do this by registering them on the same amazon account.
  • If you own a new-gen smart TV, your TV is likely Alexa compatible.

If this is done already, enjoy the Best Fire TV Cube commands and worry less about misplacing your TV remote.

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