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Vizio Refreshes Smart TV Interface for 2023

Owners of Vizio Smart TVs have some new remote control and mobile app features to take advantage of for 2023.

VIZIO Smart TV Update 2023

TV and soundbar maker VIZIO has announced a new AutoUpdate for 2023 for its TV user interface and mobile app to provide users with a more streamlined control and navigation experience. 

From Kaitlyn Collins, VP of Product Marketing for VIZIO: “At VIZIO, the customer experience has been and always will remain the primary focus of everything we do,…We are dedicated to providing exceptional value with our products, even beyond the original purchase. By delivering new features and capabilities to VIZIO users with our free AutoUpdates, we amplify the value of our TV lineup.

New Remote Control Features

VIZIO Quick Menu

Simplified Quick Menu: Press the Menu or Gear Icon button on your VIZIO remote. Adjust picture settings, pair Bluetooth headphones for private listening on compatible models, activate or disable closed captioning subtitles, and access a full menu of additional settings.

VIZIO WatchFree Mini Guide

WatchFree+ Mini Guide: Press left on your VIZIO remote while watching VIZIO WatchFree+. This will bring up the new WatchFree+ Mini Guide on the left-hand side. The Mini Guide lets you scroll through programming on other WatchFree+ channels without interrupting your viewing experience.

Tip: WatchFree+ provides access to 260 channels and over 6,000 free movies and shows. 

VIZIO Recent Apps

Recent Apps: There’s a new addition to the “Apps and Inputs” row on the VIZIO Smart TV home screen. Here you can get to favorite apps faster. Selecting the “Recent Apps” icon brings up a list of your most recently used apps.

New Mobile App Features

Voice Control: Using the push-to-talk feature, on the app remote screen, users can experience easy navigation of Vizio’s catalog of supported apps and free channels using simple voice commands. Launch your favorite apps, movies, and TV shows with VIZIO Voice.

Effortless Discovery: One-click access is provided. This allows users to acess promoted premieres, streaming apps, free content, and seasonal programs directly on the mobile remote.

Fast Access to WatchFree+: Enjoy one-button access to 260+ free channels and 6,000+ on-demand shows and movies.

Launch Apps: Open apps on your device to display on the TV screen and create personalized app lists to launch favorites.

Device Control: Power VIZIO devices on and off, adjust volume, change inputs, turn on closed captions, and set a sleep timer from your mobile device.

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VIZIO Mobile App 2023

Browse Movies and TV Shows: Access VIZIO’s content catalog available across multiple streaming services and free channels.

Manage Subscriptions: Use your VIZIO Account to subscribe, manage, and pay for subscription services and take advantage of special offers.

Tip: For a limited time, VIZIO users can subscribe to the STARZ streaming service for only $5 a month for three months using VIZIO Account.

The VIZIO Mobile App is free for download on Google Play and in the App Store (iOS)

From Steve Yum, VP of Product Management at VIZIO: “The redesign of our highly rated VIZIO Mobile app is a direct reflection of our commitment to deliver the best user experience for millions of users who start their entertainment journey with VIZIO on their smartphones,…VIZIO Mobile has everything you need to control your VIZIO TV, plus additional features that extend the value of VIZIO products across the board.

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  1. Joyce Garner

    February 26, 2023 at 12:39 pm

    Where do you get this remote because the remote that came with the TV socks. To really get a good sound I have to go up way pass 30.

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