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Remote

Use the buttons on the Optimum Stream remote to navigate, select, and open apps and entertainment.


To... Do This...
Go to the Main Menu On your remote:
  • When watching live TV, press Select (center of navigation pad)
  • When in the Channel Guide, press Back
Go to the Channel Guide Using your remote:
  • When watching live TV, press Select or Back
  • When watching On Demand or DVR, press Back until the Main Menu appears

On your remote, press Google Assistant and say:
  • "Open Channel Guide"
  • "Open Program Guide"
Change Channels Using your remote:
  • When watching live TV, press left or right on the navigation pad to go up or down one channel
  • When watching live TV, press Select to bring up the Main Menu and the Channel Guide

    On your remote, press Google Assistant and say:
  • "Tune To channel 5"
  • "Tune Nickelodeon"
  • "Watch channel 36"
  • "Watch NBC"
Go to the DVR Menu Using your remote:
  • When watching live TV, press Select to bring up the Main Menu, go to DVR

On your remote, press Google Assistant and say:
  • "Open DVR"

Learn more about DVR.
Play a DVR recording Using your remote:
  • When watching live TV, press Select to bring up the Main Menu, go to DVR, then choose a recording and press Select to play
Exit DVR Using your remote:
  • Press Back until the Main Menu appears
Go to the On Demand Menu Using your remote:
  • When watching live TV, press Select to bring up the Main Menu, then go to On Demand

On your remote, press Google Assistant and say:
  • "Open On Demand"
Play an On Demand title Using your remote:
  • When watching live TV, press Select to bring up the Main Menu, go to DVR then choose a network or category and press Select to play
Exit On Demand Using your remote:
  • Press Back until the Main Menu appears
View & Open Apps Using your remote:
  • Press Apps to see all downloaded and installed apps
  • Highlight an App and press Select to open the App

On your remote, press Google Assistant and say the name of the App you want to open, for example:
  • "Open Netflix"
Go to the Home Screen Using your remote:
  • Press Home

On your remote, press Google Assistant and say:
  • "Home Screen"
Go to Program Info & Options Using your remote:
  • When watching live TV, press up or down on the navigation pad to show the progress bar, then press Select to bring up Program Info & Options
Open the Optimum app Preferences Menu Using your remote:
  • When watching live TV, press Select to bring up the Main Menu, then highlight the Preferences icon

Open the Stream Settings Menu Using your remote:
  • Press Home to bring up the Home Screen, highlight the gear icon, then press Select

Access notifications Using your remote:
  • Press Home, if you see an icon with numerals, highlight the icon then press Select (you will only see if the icon if you have messages)

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