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How to turn your Nokia Lumia 510 into a remote control

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How to turn your Nokia Lumia 510 into a remote control

Your remote may not work anymore, or you may want to turn your Nokia Lumia 510 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 510 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 510. Finally, we will discuss the case of the Nokia Lumia 510 application ‘Nokia Lumia 510 TV Remote Control’ specific to Nokia Lumia 510 TV, usable on your Nokia Lumia 510. Important : it can only work if you have a working infrared sensor and transmitter on your Nokia Lumia 510, except for the Nokia Lumia 510 TV method, since it uses the Wi-Fi network.

Applications to switch your Nokia Lumia 510 into a remote control

Many applications allow you to switch your Nokia Lumia 510 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 510 into a remote control for Freebox. As for other normal boxes and televisions, your Nokia Lumia 510 can do the trick. Simply type ‘TV remote control’ on the Play Store of your Nokia Lumia 510 and you will see a large selection of apps allowing so. Look closely at the comments of users to sort out these applications.

How to turn your Nokia Lumia 510 into a remote control

In particular, an application like ‘Peel Smart Remote’ allows you to use the infrared of your Nokia Lumia 510 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.

Let yourself be guided through the menu to turn your Nokia Lumia 510 into a TV remote. Usually, we recommend that you restart your TV so that it accepts the new remote.

How to turn your Nokia Lumia 510 into a remote control

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Do not use two remote controls at the same time as this may affect the operation of your Nokia Lumia 510 as a remote control. Also, do not move your Nokia Lumia 510 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 510 as a remote control. The best way to find out is to test your Nokia Lumia 510 as a remote control.

Operators Free, Orange, Bouygues, SFR or others working with your Nokia Lumia 510 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 510. Just find the application dedicated to your operator in the Play Store of your Nokia Lumia 510 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 510 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 Lumia 510 TV Remote Control to turn your Nokia Lumia 510 into a remote control

A flagship application to turn your Nokia Lumia 510 into a remote control is to use the Nokia Lumia 510 TV Remote Control application.

This option is available only on a limited number of TVs however, because you need Nokia Lumia 510 TV on your television.

If you do not have Nokia Lumia 510 TV installed on your TV, we recommend going to the next chapters of this article.

Normally not installed on your Nokia Lumia 510, you should be able to easily get Nokia Lumia 510 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 Lumia 510 TV and your Nokia Lumia 510 are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Open the application on your Nokia Lumia 510 and you should see ‘Nokia Lumia 510 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 Lumia 510 TV via your Nokia Lumia 510!