Tech Tips: How to Turn Your Smartphone into a TV Remote Learn step by step guide here..


Many times it happens when the TV remote is forgotten in our house. Sometimes it gets buried under the sofa or bed and we get very upset. Sometimes because of our little cute naughty kids, we hide it in some extra safe place.


Losing the remote can be frustrating as it prevents us from watching TV. But what if we tell you that you can use your smartphone as your TV remote? You heard it right, today we are going to tell you a method with the help of which you can make your smartphone a TV remote.

Smartphones can be made into TV remote
With the help of the Google TV app, you can control your Android TV using your smartphone. This means you can change channels, turn the volume up or down, and even launch your favorite apps.

You can do all this work with just your phone without a TV remote. Here's how to set up the Google TV app on your Android phone or iPhone and use your smartphone as a TV remote.

How to make your Android phone a TV remote
Open the Google Play Store and install the Google TV app.
Note: Your TV and phone should be connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
If your TV doesn't have Wi-Fi, you can also use Bluetooth to connect your phone and TV.

Open the Google TV app. Once the app opens, tap the Remote button in the bottom right corner.
The app will start scanning for devices. Once your TV is found, select it from the list.
A code will appear on your TV screen. Enter the code in the app and tap Pair.
Now you can control Android TV with your phone's remote.

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