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Can I use any remote for my TV?

Can I use any remote for my TV?

The good news is: yes, you can use a universal remote with any TV sold today. To replace your TV’s remote, you could buy a device-specific remote from your TV manufacturer, but this could prove expensive and is actually unnecessary.

Can I buy replacement remote for my TV?

If you lost your remote control, or it has stopped working, then you don’t have to buy a device-specific replacement. There are universal remotes that are compatible with multiple devices, and there are even mobile apps you can use as a remote control until you buy a new one.

How do I know which universal remote I have?

You can locate the model number on the manual that came with the universal remote control or inside the remote’s battery compartment. To find the remote model number on the battery compartment: Open the remote’s battery compartment. Look on the label on the inside of the battery compartment door.

Can I use phone as TV remote?

If your phone has an IR blaster, download a TV-remote app like AnyMote Smart IR Remote. Not only can it control your TV, but also any device that receives an IR signal—set-top boxes, DVD and Blu-ray players, stereo equipment and even some air-conditioning systems.

Is there a universal remote for all TVs?

The Contour remote is an all-for-one device that will work across all TV brands.

How do you check a TV remote is working?

Look at the viewfinder or screen of your camera/camcorder or mobile phone. If the remote control sends a signal, you should see a light in the viewfinder or screen of your camera/camcorder or mobile phone when you press a button on the remote control.

Which phones can be used as TV remote?

20 phones that you can use to control your TV

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 – Rs 52,040.
  • HTC One (M8) – Rs 39,001.
  • LG G3 – Rs 34,999.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3 – Rs 33,155.
  • HTC One Max- Rs 31,499.
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 – Rs 31,499.
  • LG G Pro 2 – Rs 28,899.
  • Sony Xperia ZL – Rs 27,999.

Is there a free TV remote app?

Like the other big players in the streaming sector, Roku makes a mobile version of its physical TV remote. It is available for free on both Android and iOS. The remote app is as full-featured as its physical cousin.

Can I use my phone as a universal remote?

Many Android phones come with an embedded infrared “blaster” that uses the same technology as old-school remotes. All you need to do is download a universal remote app like AnyMote Smart IR Remote, IR Universal Remote or Galaxy Universal Remote to use your phone to control any device that receives an IR signal.

Do universal remotes work for all brands of TVs?

You can use a universal remote for almost any TV. The Logitech Harmony remotes, for example, are compatible with 270,000 devices from 6,000 brands.