How to turn your Nokia 100 into a remote control
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How to turn your Nokia 100 into a remote control
Your remote may not work anymore, or you may want to turn your Nokia 100 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 100 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 100. Finally, we will discuss the case of the Nokia 100 application ‘Nokia 100 TV Remote Control’ specific to Nokia 100 TV, usable on your Nokia 100. Important : it can only work if you have a working infrared sensor and transmitter on your Nokia 100, except for the Nokia 100 TV method, since it uses the Wi-Fi network.
Applications to switch your Nokia 100 into a remote control
Many applications allow you to switch your Nokia 100 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 100 into a remote control for Freebox. As for other normal boxes and televisions, your Nokia 100 can do the trick. Simply type ‘TV remote control’ on the Play Store of your Nokia 100 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 100 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 turn your Nokia 100 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 100 as a remote control. Also, do not move your Nokia 100 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 100 as a remote control. The best way to find out is to test your Nokia 100 as a remote control.
Operators Free, Orange, Bouygues, SFR or others working with your Nokia 100 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 100. Just find the application dedicated to your operator in the Play Store of your Nokia 100 by entering the name of your operator then ‘TV remote control’. You will then come across a choice of applications to switch your Nokia 100 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 Nokia 100 TV Remote Control to turn your Nokia 100 into a remote control
A flagship application to turn your Nokia 100 into a remote control is to use the Nokia 100 TV Remote Control application.
This option is available only on a limited number of TVs however, because you need Nokia 100 TV on your television.
If you do not have Nokia 100 TV installed on your TV, we recommend going to the next chapters of this article.
Normally not installed on your Nokia 100, you should be able to easily get Nokia 100 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 Nokia 100 TV and your Nokia 100 are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Open the application on your Nokia 100 and you should see ‘Nokia 100 TV’ appear.
To associate your phone and your TV, simply enter the code that appears on the TV. Now you have a remote control for your Nokia 100 TV via your Nokia 100!
Can I use my phone as a remote without IR Blaster?
If your phone doesn’t have an IR blaster, you’re not out of luck. If you don’t need to go channel surfing, with a device like the Belkin Miracast™ Display Adapter, you can use compatible apps on your mobile device to cast videos, pictures and other content on your TV.
Does my phone have an infrared blaster?
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.
How to use your Cellphone as a remote control for ANDROID TV (BOX)
2 ancillary questions
How can I use my iPhone as an IR remote?
– Make sure your iPhone and TV or streaming device are on the same network.
– Go to the Control Center.
– Select AirPlay icon or the Remote Control.
– Select the television to control.
– Control your television.
Does the iPhone 13 have infrared?
With the LiDAR & Infrared Night Vision app, you can use the front camera on devices with FaceID, and the front and back cameras on iPhone 12 Pro, iPad Pro, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max in complete darkness! The front-facing camera will use the infrared sensor in the TrueDepth camera.