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Sun, Jan 9, 2022 10:34 PM

Launch app from a designated channel number

Is it possible to set up an unused channel number to launch a downloaded app (e.g. how channel 192 launches Netflix)?

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litzdog911

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41.4K Messages

8 d ago

To directly answer your question, you cannot program an unused channel to do that. 

Ludwick577

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831 Messages

8 d ago

U can also use the voice search button to launch apps. 

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8 d ago

@Ludwick577, thanks for your response. I've got a DirecTV Stream Box set up for some older family members who find new technology a little daunting - Netflix being on a channel number was a revelation for them, and they have been using it so much more than when we had a firestick set up for them (i.e. they never used it unless we were here to help). I can try to teach them the voice search, however I am doubtful that they will get on well with this.

Ludwick577

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8 d ago

Wow they must be really bad with technology. All they have to do is hit the voice remote button and say "netflix, hulu, etc" The voice button even has a microphone on it. Probably easier for them vs remembering a channel number. 

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6 d ago

Thanks @litzdog911.


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