How to enable the BlueSky TV voice guidance feature

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Learn how to enable the BlueSky TV voice guidance accessibility feature that allows users with visual disabilities to have a more enjoyable TV experience. The talking guide voice "speaks" what's on the screen and includes details such as program descriptions to help you decide what to watch.

Voice guidance support is available for the Main Menu, Guide, Saved, On Demand, Settings, Mini Guide, Channel Info and Channel Collection sections of the BlueSky TV on-screen menu. This article will help you learn:



How to activate Voice Guidance

Follow these steps to activate the talking guide voice feature on your BlueSky TV box.

  1. Make sure the volume is turned up on your TV.
  2. Locate the A key, a triangle-shaped button five rows up from the bottom left of your BlueSky TV remote control. Tap A to open the Help screen.

    BlueSky TV Voice Remote A Button

  3. From the Help screen, tap the A key again to bring up the Voice Guidance screen.

    BlueSky TV > Voice Guidance Beta Turned On

  4. Follow the spoken/on-screen instructions to turn voice guidance on or off. You'll be asked to tap the OK key, the square button seven rows down from the top center of your BlueSky TV remote.
  5. Once activated, voice guidance will announce the text currently on screen, as well as navigation instruction.

Related: BlueSky TV Accessibility Features and Benefits Overview

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How to deactivate Voice Guidance
  1. When you're done using voice guidance, simply tap the A key on your remote to open the Help screen again.
  2. Tap A again to reopen the On/Off menu.
  3. Press OK to turn voice guidance off

Voice Guidance Off

Did You Know


You can enable/disable voice guidance by going into "Settings" > "Accessibility Settings" > "Voice Guidance" > On/Off.


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