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ENJOY HANDS-FREE TV WITH THE DISH HOPPER AND AMAZON ALEXA

Add “controlling my DISH Hopper” to the growing list of what Amazon Alexa can do for your smart home.

Meet Amazon Alexa

Amazon Alexa has thousands of Alexa skills to assist in your daily tasks and give you more control over your smart home. With its new link to the DISH Hopper 3, Amazon Alexa now helps you control the most powerful DVR on the market with just your voice, so watching TV is more intuitive and relaxing. Here are some examples of voice commands you can give Alexa to work your Hopper receiver:


Name Channels

“Alexa, watch NFL RedZone”

“Alexa, turn to HGTV”

“Alexa, go to channel 625”


Name Shows or Actors

“Alexa, watch Game of Thrones”

“Alexa, find Natalie Portman movies”


Name Genres

“Alexa, I want to watch comedy”


Control Playback

“Alexa, pause”

“Alexa, fast forward”


Control DVR

“Alexa, record this show every week”

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Which Alexa-Enabled Devices Can I Use To Watch TV With DISH?



Amazon Alexa

Amazon Echo

The smart speaker that gives you voice control for your DISH Hopper 3 and other Amazon Alexa skills.

Amazon Echo

The smart speaker that gives you voice control for your DISH Hopper 3 and other Amazon Alexa skills.

  • Sized at 9.3 x 3.3 x 3.3" to leave room for advanced speakers
  • Sturdy yet lightweight at 2.3 pounds
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi connectivity for better streaming and more reliable connection
  • Bluetooth connectivity for linking external devices like headphones
  • Speaker includes 2.5" woofer for deep base and 2.0" tweeter for clear treble
  • Usable with Android, iOS, Fire OS, and any web browser
  • 1-year limited warranty and service included
Amazon Alexa Echo Dot

Amazon Echo Dot

The smallest Amazon Alexa device that works with the DISH Hopper.

Amazon Echo Dot

The smallest Amazon Alexa device that works with the DISH Hopper.

  • Sized at 1.3 x 3.3 x 3.3" for easy placement in your home
  • Lightweight at 5.7 ounces
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi connectivity for better streaming and more reliable connection
  • 7 far-field microphones for advanced voice control even above ambient noise
  • 3.5 mm stereo audio output for use with wired external speakers
  • 90-day limited warranty and service included
Amazon Tap

Amazon Tap

The Amazon Bluetooth speaker that uses Alexa commands to stream audio from your Hopper.

Amazon Tap

The Amazon Bluetooth speaker that uses Alexa commands to stream audio from your Hopper.

  • Tap or use hands-free mode with Alexa
  • 6.3 x 2.6 x 2.6" for a slim, portable profile; 0.6 x 2.6 x 2.6" charging cradle
  • Sturdy yet lightweight at 1.1 pounds, plus 3.8 ounces for charging cradle
  • Wi-Fi connectivity at 2.4 GHz for better signal through walls and obstacles
  • Omnidirectional audio and dual-stereo speakers with 1.5" drivers for bass
  • Usable with Android, iOS, Fire OS, and any web browser
  • 1-year limited warranty and service included
Hopper 3

DISH Hopper 3

The newest version of the Hopper and the only DISH device that unlocks the skills of Amazon Alexa with DISH Network.

DISH Hopper 3

The newest version of the Hopper and the only DISH device that unlocks the skills of Amazon Alexa with DISH Network.

  • Hopper 3 is the most advanced DVR on the market
  • Saves up to 500 hours of HD footage and records 16 shows simultaneously
  • Multiview lets you watch four screens at once for a sports-bar feel
  • AutoHop lets you skip commercials on select programs

How to Pair Amazon Alexa with Your DISH Hopper



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  1. Download the Amazon Alexa App and navigate to Menu > Find Music, Video & Books > TV > DISH TV. Enter your password.
  2. On your Hopper 3 receiver, navigate to Menu > Settings > Amazon Alexa. Hit Get Code to see a pairing code displayed on your TV screen.
  3. In the Amazon Alexa app, enter the pairing code and hit Activate. Then hit Done and wait for the app to find discoverable devices.
  4. In the Amazon Alexa app, select your Hopper from the list of discoverable devices and hit Continue. Then select the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, or Tap you want to pair and hit Link Devices.
  5. You’re done! Start controlling your TV with your voice.