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DISH Hopper + Amazon Alexa

Get Hands-Free TV™ with DISH and Amazon Alexa. Control your Hopper® Whole-Home HD DVR with your voice.

It’s just another way DISH is Tuned In To You.™

Amazon Alexa pairs with the Hopper®, Joey®, or Wally™ to let you control your TV without touching your remote.
Get Amazon Alexa for your home at

“Alexa, go to BBC America.”

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Change the Channel

Change the channel by using a specific channel name or the channel number.

“Alexa, tune to ESPN.”
“Alexa, go to Channel 131.”

DVR Recording

If you have something recorded to your DVR, Alexa can play it for you. To play an event stored on your DVR, just say:

“Alexa, play MasterChef.”
“Alexa, record this.”


Use your voice to search across live and recorded TV, On Demand, and Netflix for a show, actor, or genre.

“Alexa, search for Top Chef.”
“Alexa, show me Tom Hanks movies.”
“Alexa, search for comedies.”

Transport Controls

Control your playback hands-free: fast-forward, play, pause, rewind, and change channels with your voice.

“Alexa, fast-forward.”
“Alexa, rewind.”
“Alexa, play.” Or “Alexa, resume.”

See more voice commands

One. Two. Three. Control TV.

Family watching a movie with Amazon Echo controlling their DISH Hopper

Pair Amazon Alexa with your DISH Hopper or Wally™ with this 3-step process:


Connect your receiver to the internet.


Enable DISH TV in the Alexa App.


Control your TV with your voice.


Alexa integration requires internet-connected Hopper®, Joey®, Wally™, and Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Plus, Echo Spot, Echo Show, or Amazon Tap. Amazon, Alexa, Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Plus, Echo Spot, Echo Show, Amazon Tap, and all related logos are trademarks of, Inc., or its affiliates.

Interested in integrating your Amazon Alexa but don't have a Hopper?

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