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Q&A on How to Make Your Roku Stop Talking

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This week we've got a Q&A on how to get your Roku to stop talking to you, deals, short cuts, must-see TV, and more!

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Q&A > How Do I Get My Roku to Stop Talking to Me?
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This week's question comes from Michele who says, "My Roku has started talking in an annoying female voice every time I change something on the screen. It's driving me crazy. How can I turn this 'feature' off?"

The Roku feature Michele is talking about is called Audio Guide and is designed to help people with vision problems navigate the user interface.

But if you can see just fine, it can certainly be quite distracting. Thankfully it's super easy to disable it.

You can either hit the star button (*) on your Roku remote four times in a row or navigate to SETTINGS > ACCESSIBILITY > AUDIO GUIDE and choose the 'off' option from the menu.          

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DEALS > Save $30 Off Refurbished DUAL LITE OTA DVRs & More
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This week's deals on cord cutting gear and services include: 

SHORT CUTS >  Roku CEO Predicts Smart TV OS Consolidation & More
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'Short Cuts' delivers all the cord-cutting news you need to know about, including: 


Along with college basketball including March Madness, there's lots of great TV coming to you FREE with an antenna this week including:
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  • Charmed returns for its 4th season - March 11th @ 8:00 p.m. ET on CW
  • Zoe Kravitz hosts and Rosalia performs on Saturday Night Live - March 12th @ 11:30 p.m. ET on NBC/Global
  • Canadians can enjoy season 2 of All Creatures Great and Small - March 13th @ 7:00 p.m. on CBC 
  • Young Rock is back for season 2 - March 15th @ 8:00 p.m. ET on NBC (7:00 p.m. ET on CityTV)
  • Followed by season 2 of Mr. Mayor - March 15th @ 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC (7:30 p.m. ET on CityTV)
  • Catch the new 'Survivor'-style show Beyond The Edge - March 16th @ 9:00 p.m. ET on CBS/Global
  • Tune in to the new documentary series Expedition with Steve Backshall: Unpacked - March 16th @ 10:00 p.m. ET on PBS
  • Master Chef Junior Edition returns for its 19th season - March 17th @ 8:00 p.m. ET on FOX/CTV
  • Canadians can check out the new crime mini-series Evil By Design: Surviving Nygard - March 17th @ 9:00 p.m. ET on CBC 
  • Check out the new mockumentary comedy Welcome to Flatch - March 17th @ 9:30 p.m. ET on FOX
Don't forget to regularly check the TV SHOWS > PREMIERING tab on your Tablo app to find and set new and old favorites to record.  


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