How to transform your Nokia Lumia 610 into a remote control
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How to transform your Nokia Lumia 610 into a remote control
Your remote may not work anymore, or you may want to turn your Nokia Lumia 610 into a remote control so you don’t have too many devices on your coffee table.
Do not worry, it is possible to switch your Nokia Lumia 610 into a remote control, and we will show you through this article how to do so. We’ll begin with how to use the third-party apps available in the Play Store.
Then we will focus on the big box-providers like Orange, Free, SFR or Bouygues which sometimes offer their own applications for the Nokia Lumia 610. Finally, we will discuss the case of the Android application ‘Android TV Remote Control’ specific to Android TV, usable on your Nokia Lumia 610. Important : it can only work if you have a working infrared sensor and transmitter on your Nokia Lumia 610, except for the Android TV method, since it uses the Wi-Fi network.
Applications to switch your Nokia Lumia 610 into a remote control
Many applications allow you to switch your Nokia Lumia 610 to a TV remote control. Warning, operators like Free may not have an infrared sensor on their box, most of these applications could not work with the Freebox. We refer you to the second paragraph of this article to switch your Nokia Lumia 610 into a remote control for Freebox. As for other normal boxes and televisions, your Nokia Lumia 610 can do the trick. Simply type ‘TV remote control’ on the Play Store of your Nokia Lumia 610 and you will see a large selection of apps allowing so. Look closely at the comments of users to sort out these applications.
In particular, an application like ‘Peel Smart Remote’ allows you to use the infrared of your Nokia Lumia 610 to navigate between the channels of your TV. Once this application is downloaded, you just have to open it, choose your country and your TV provider.
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Let yourself be guided through the menu to transform your Nokia Lumia 610 into a TV remote. Usually, we recommend that you restart your TV so that it accepts the new remote.
Do not use two remote controls at the same time as this may affect the operation of your Nokia Lumia 610 as a remote control. Also, do not move your Nokia Lumia 610 too far from your TV to keep an optimal signal. In case of difficulties, do not hesitate to ask an expert or a friend who knows about it for more information.
It may be that some TV brands or older TVs do not accept your Nokia Lumia 610 as a remote control. The best way to find out is to test your Nokia Lumia 610 as a remote control.
Operators Free, Orange, Bouygues, SFR or others working with your Nokia Lumia 610 as a remote control
Some operators such as Free may not have an infrared receiver on their box. In this case, the best is to go through the Wi-Fi to remotely control your TV by your Nokia Lumia 610. Just find the application dedicated to your operator in the Play Store of your Nokia Lumia 610 by entering the name of your operator then ‘TV remote control’. You will then come across a choice of applications to switch your Nokia Lumia 610 into a TV remote control for your box. Do not hesitate to take only the best rated ones and those whose comments seem good to you.
Use Android TV Remote Control to turn your Nokia Lumia 610 into a remote control
A flagship application to transform your Nokia Lumia 610 into a remote control is to use the Android TV Remote Control application.
This option is available only on a limited number of TVs however, because you need Android TV on your television.
If you do not have Android TV installed on your TV, we recommend going to the next chapters of this article.
Normally not installed on your Nokia Lumia 610, you should be able to easily get Android TV Remote Control on the Play Store by typing that name into the search bar.
Once installed, just open this application and verify that the Android TV and your Nokia Lumia 610 are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Open the application on your Nokia Lumia 610 and you should see ‘Android TV’ appear.
To associate your phone and your TV, simply enter the code that appears on the TV. Here you have a remote control for your Android TV via your Nokia Lumia 610!
Can I use my phone as a remote for Android box?
Set up your virtual remote On your Android phone, open the Google TV app . Near the bottom right, tap Remote . At the top, tap Scanning for devices. Choose your device.
How can I update my Nokia Lumia 610?
– Connect the data cable to the phone socket at the top of your phone and to your computer’s USB port.
– Start the program Zune on your computer. Depending on your settings in Zune, the program may suggest to update your phone automatically.
– To start the update manually: Select SETTINGS.
– Select PHONE.
– Select UPDATE.
How can I use my phone as a remote?
Update the Phone LinkPhone LinkPhone Link, previously Your Phone, is an app developed by Microsoft for Windows 10 for connecting Android to Windows 10 devices. It enables a Windows PC to access the 2000 most recent photos on a connected phone, send SMS messages, and make phone calls.https://en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Phone_LinkPhone Link – Wikipedia app in Windows, and install the companion app Link to Windows on your Android device. Log into your Microsoft account on both devices. Launch the app on your phone and PC, then follow the on-screen instructions to link the two.
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5 ancillary questions
Can I update my Nokia Lumia 635 to Windows 10?
Can I update my Nokia Lumia 625 to Windows 10?
The Lumia 625 is not supported for updating to Windows 10 MobileWindows 10 MobileWindows 10 Mobile is a discontinued mobile operating system developed by Microsoft. First released in 2015, it is a successor to Windows Phone 8.1, but was marketed by Microsoft as being an edition of its PC operating system Windows 10.https://en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Windows_10_MobileWindows 10 Mobile – Wikipedia and there is no way to update it.
Can you turn your phone into a remote control?
Can I use my phone as a universal remote? Many cell phones come with an embedded infrared “blaster” that uses the same technology as remotes. All you need to do is download a universal remote app and it’ll work. If your phone doesn’t have this “blaster”, you can buy an external one for about $15.
Is there an app to use your phone as a TV remote?
The universal remote control app for all Smart TVs. It helps you control your TV smoothly from your phone. Try it to enjoy better TV experience.
Can I remotely control an Android phone?
There are several ways to remote control Android phone or devices. First, you can use your Windows PC or Mac to remote control your Android devices. You can also remote control your Android devices from another Android mobile or tablet. You can also use iPhone or iPad to control Android devices remotely.