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Easy to Set Up & Use

Alexa Plays Nice with Any
Hopper, Joey, or Wally

Alexa connects with your DISH receiver to allow you to control your TV just using your voice. Connecting couldn’t be easier! Just follow the 3-step process below to get started.

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Alexa Integration requires internet-connected Hopper® or Wally™ and Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, or Amazon Tap with Amazon account.

Printable Version of Alexa + Hopper Setup Instructions

Before You Begin

To get started download the Amazon Alexa App

Step 1

Enable DISH TV in the Alexa App

  • Open your Alexa App on your mobile device and select Music, Video, & Books from the side menu.
  • Select DISH TV from the TV section of the list
  • Select Enable on this screen
  • Have your DISH account password ready

Step 2

Pair Your Internet-Connected Receiver with Amazon Alexa

  • On your DISH receiver, go to Menu, then Settings, and select Amazon Alexa
    (note: your receiver must be connected to the internet to pair with Alexa)
  • Select Get Code from this screen
  • Enter the code generated into the Amazon Alexa mobile app and select Activate
  • You will see a confirmation message that Alexa has been successfully linked with DISH TV
  • Go to the Alexa App and click “Done” and wait for your app to search for discoverable devices
  • Select your Hopper receiver from the list and click “Continue”
  • Next, select the Amazon Alexa device you would like linked to this Hopper receiver and click “Link Devices”
  • Your Hopper receiver and Alexa-enabled device are now paired, and you can use voice commands to control your DISH viewing experience

Step 3

Control Your TV with Your Voice

  • Try saying things like “Alexa, go to Channel 140” or “Alexa, show me Tom Hanks movies”