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Vizio's new Alexa skill lets you control your TV using your Amazon Echo

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Vizio announced today that owners of a 2016 or 2017 Smartcast P Series, M Series, and E Series 4K TVs can now control it using their Alexa powered device. The 2018 models will be supported in the next few weeks.

Users need to enable the Vizio Smartcast skill in order to control the TV by voice. Once enabled you can try commands like:

Alexa, turn on Living Room TV

Alexa, switch input to HDMI 1 on Living Room TV

Alexa, pause

Vizio also announced that users with an Amazon Prime account can now stream HDR content on Vizio 4K HDR TVs.

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