Can I use my LG phone as a TV remote?

Can I use my LG phone as a TV remote?

To get started, download LG TV Plus for your Apple or Android phone or tablet from iTunes or Google Play. Then, open the app, choose the type of device you’re using, and turn your TV on. Once that’s done, select “device scan” in the app. The app should automatically find your Smart TV.

Can I use my phone as an IR 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.

Does LG remote have IR?

Instead of infrared (IR), the LG Magic Remote uses radio frequencies (RF) or Bluetooth to communicate directly to the TV.

Is LG Remote App Free?

Remote For Lg is a free app for Android, belonging to the category ‘Multimedia’.

How do I setup my LG IR blaster?

Insert batteries into the remote control. Place the IR Blaster so that the infrared transmitter points to the remote sensor of the Cable/Satellite Box. Connect the TV to a router with a LAN cable. Or, connect with Wi-Fi by accessing Network Setup in the initial Setup Wizard.

What is IR in phone?

IR or InfraRed lets you use your smartphone as a universal remote control for appliances like TVs, set-top boxes, media players and even air conditioners. You can add an IR blaster to your phone in two ways — get a 3.5mm IR blaster or use an IR blaster that works over Bluetooth/WiFi.

Can’t find LG remote?

If you have lost the remote, you can turn the LG smart TV on by pressing and holding down the physical TV’s power button.

  1. Download the ThinQ app. After downloading, launch the app.
  2. Press the + symbol.
  3. Go to the Home Appliances page.
  4. Select your LG TV.
  5. Enter verification code.
  6. Go back to the homepage.

How do I turn on InfraRed sensor on Android?

You can tap Open to launch the app from the Play Store or tap its icon on the app drawer. Select your IR blaster when prompted. The app should ask you to choose your IR blaster the first time you open it. Follow the on-screen instructions to select it and/or grand appropriate permissions.

Can I use phone as remote without IR blaster?

Yes it is possible to use your android phone as a TV remote without an Ir blaster, but you need to have a smart TV which can connect to WiFi or Bluetooth (I’ve less idea about smart TVs, guessing they provide Bluetooth connectivity too), or else it won’t be possible to make it into a remote.

How do I make my phone a IR Blaster?

How to Make an IR Blaster

  1. Step 1: Parts Required. 1x 3.5mm Aux cable ( I had broken one lying down so I used that, You can alos get a standalone 3.5MM which can be easier.
  2. Step 2: Understanding the Led.
  3. Step 3: Connect the Two Led in Series.
  4. Step 4: Connecting the Leds.
  5. Step 5: Final Finishing.
  6. Step 6: Download the App.

How do I use my LG IR blaster?

What is LG IR blaster?

An infrared blaster (IR sounds better and less techy) is a gadget that accepts some sort of input from your remote and “blasts” it via infrared to the IR-compatible device you’re trying to control.