From accessing free movies to using the Voice Remote, Ignite TV (formerly known as BlueCurve TV) provides customers with a great viewing experience. Use these video tips and tricks to improve your Ignite TV viewing experience.

To access voice control from your Voice Remote, press the microphone button 139882_button and use voice commands to find a program, recording or feature. You need to hold the button down the entire time while you are speaking in order for the voice commands to work.

Tip: Restart without recording

Tuned into a movie or TV show midway through? Press the ‘info’ button on your remote and if that title is available On Demand, Ignite TV will let you restart the program from the beginning – even if you weren’t recording it.


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Tip: Deleting recordings

Discover how simple it is to delete your recorded programs on Ignite TV.

While viewing your saved recordings list, press the D button on your remote to quickly delete a recording.


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Tip: How to access free movies

Discover how easy it is to access free entertainment on your Ignite TV.

Simply ask your voice remote for “Free Movies” and it will search live TV, recordings, and On Demand content, to populate your screen with all the free movies ready to watch right now.

Related: How to order On Demand with Ignite TV

Tip: Using Lightning Mode

Discover how to quickly cue up any part of a show using the Ignite TV “lightning mode”.

Simply use your remote and press the fast-forward button five times, and your Ignite TV will zip through any movie or TV show so you don’t waste time finding the scene you want to watch.

Related: How to search Ignite TV with the remote keypad

Tip: Using the Voice Remote

One of the best features of Ignite TV, is the voice remote. Discover all the ways your voice can control your Ignite TV remote. If searching for shows and actors with your voice wasn’t cool enough – you can also tell your Ignite TV to execute commands like ‘Open Recordings’ or ‘Put on the Blue Jays Game’, and much more.  Use voice commands to:

  • Turn to a channel
  • Find a program
  • Record a program
  • Launch an app (i.e. Netflix)


Ignite TV Remote Control Overview

Voice Remote FAQs

Tip: How to access trending content

Looking for the hottest show? Looking for a new show or want to know what’s popular on TV right now? Your Ignite TV can tell you!

Simply ask your remote “What’s trending?” and watch as your screen fills with the most-watched and talked about shows and movies.

Related: How to view programs trending on Twitter

Additional Tips

Here are some additional tips and tricks that you can try out with Ignite TV.

Page Up and Page Down skip length

You may adjust the Page Up and Page Down skip length on the Ignite TV remote. Note: Adjusting the skip length is not an officially supported Ignite TV feature and may not always work as expected.


Default skip length:

  • Live TV & PVR recordings: Skip 5 minutes forward or back
  • On Demand content: Skip 10 minutes forward or back


To adjust the skip length to 30 seconds:

  • Press EXIT - EXIT - EXIT - 0 - 0 - 3 - 0 - OK on the Ignite TV remote
  • Adjusted skip length will be 30 seconds forward and 15 seconds back on Live TV, PVR recordings and On Demand content.


Song ID

  • Say “What song is this?” to find out what song is playing on anything
  • Song ID can be used to identify songs on live TV, Stingray Music channels & streaming app, recordings, On Demand, CraveTV, and even commercials. Song ID cannot be used in any other app aside from the Stingray App.
  • Learn more with: Song ID on Ignite TV


Netflix tips

Related: How to find and watch Netflix programs on Ignite TV

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