The Accessible Web Remote works as an alternative to your Ignite TV voice remote. You can use the Web Remote from anywhere by signing in at webremote.shaw.ca with your Shaw ID. This is a great option for those with accessibility considerations, or as an alternative if you're waiting for a replacement remote.
Limitations of the Web Remote
Did you know? There's a Large Button Voice Remote for Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming with many accessibility features. Learn more by visiting the Overview of the Large Button Voice Remote.
The Web Remote can be accessed from any computer or mobile device and has the same controls as your regular Ignite TV voice remote. Follow the steps below to access and use the Web Remote:
Commands performed from the Web Remote will work on your TV instantly—just as if you were using a regular TV remote.
Note: This is a beta feature (in development) and may not always work as expected.
You can customize the Web Remote to use voice commands with a single button click. Create your own buttons or choose from a list of pre-built buttons for common apps (Netflix, YouTube, etc.). Follow the steps below to learn how to customize your Web Remote experience:
Once saved, you'll be taken to My Custom Remote. Your custom buttons are shown on the left alongside the standard remote buttons.
Select the menu (☰) in the top left corner for additional features and settings:
Our Web Remote supports third party accessibility products that are compatible to enhance your experience.