How to turn your Nubia Z17 Mini into a remote control
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How to turn your Nubia Z17 Mini into a remote control
Your remote may not work anymore, or you may want to turn your Nubia Z17 Mini 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 Nubia Z17 Mini 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 Nubia Z17 Mini. Finally, we will discuss the case of the Nubia Z17 Mini application ‘Nubia Z17 Mini TV Remote Control’ specific to Nubia Z17 Mini TV, usable on your Nubia Z17 Mini. Important : it can only work if you have a working infrared sensor and transmitter on your Nubia Z17 Mini, except for the Nubia Z17 Mini TV method, since it uses the Wi-Fi network.
Applications to switch your Nubia Z17 Mini into a remote control
Many applications allow you to switch your Nubia Z17 Mini 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 Nubia Z17 Mini into a remote control for Freebox. As for other normal boxes and televisions, your Nubia Z17 Mini can do the trick. Simply type ‘TV remote control’ on the Play Store of your Nubia Z17 Mini 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 Nubia Z17 Mini 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 Nubia Z17 Mini 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 Nubia Z17 Mini as a remote control. Also, do not move your Nubia Z17 Mini 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 Nubia Z17 Mini as a remote control. The best way to find out is to test your Nubia Z17 Mini as a remote control.
Operators Free, Orange, Bouygues, SFR or others working with your Nubia Z17 Mini 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 Nubia Z17 Mini. Just find the application dedicated to your operator in the Play Store of your Nubia Z17 Mini by entering the name of your operator then ‘TV remote control’. You will then come across a choice of applications to switch your Nubia Z17 Mini 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 Nubia Z17 Mini TV Remote Control to turn your Nubia Z17 Mini into a remote control
A flagship application to turn your Nubia Z17 Mini into a remote control is to use the Nubia Z17 Mini TV Remote Control application.
This option is available only on a limited number of TVs however, because you need Nubia Z17 Mini TV on your television.
If you do not have Nubia Z17 Mini TV installed on your TV, we recommend going to the next chapters of this article.
Normally not installed on your Nubia Z17 Mini, you should be able to easily get Nubia Z17 Mini 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 Nubia Z17 Mini TV and your Nubia Z17 Mini are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Open the application on your Nubia Z17 Mini and you should see ‘Nubia Z17 Mini 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 Nubia Z17 Mini TV via your Nubia Z17 Mini!
Can I use my phone as a remote control for TV?
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 do you use a TV remote control?
How do I turn my Android phone into a universal 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.
– To complete pairing, follow the instructions on your phone and TV.
– After pairing, you can use your phone or your remote.
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6 ancillary questions
Can I switch on TV without remote?
Without Remote Check if your TV has a visible touch power button. It is usually at the middle point of the lower panel of your TV. Check the the left and right sides and the top of your TV, some TVs have power buttons there.
Is there a way to control a TV without remote?
If your phone has IR blaster in-built, download a TV remote app. Not only it can control your TV, but also any device that can receive an IR signal. Today’s smart TVs gave manufacturers apps. Chances are if you have a smart TV there will be an app that will turn your phone into a remote.
Can I control TV with my phone without remote?
If your phone has an IR blaster, download a TV-remote app like AnyMote Smart IR Remote. Not only can it control your TV, but also any device that receives an IR signal—set-top boxes, DVD and Blu-ray players, stereo equipment and even some air-conditioning systems.
Can I download a universal TV remote on my phone?
With our professional universal remote for all TVs, you can control the universal remote in the Android phone. 🎉Now you don’t need to worry run out battery of direct TV remote, it’s time to download this universal remote control for TV!
Can a smart TV work without a remote?
If you want to watch TV without using a remote, you can download the Samsung Smartthings app on your phone. Before you connect SmartThings to your TV, please be sure that you turn on your TV and download the SmartThings app on your mobile.
What app can I use for a universal remote?
– Remote for TCL Roku TVs. Utilities.
– TCLee : Remote for TCL ROKU TV. Utilities.
– Universal remote for Roku tv. Utilities.
– Universal TV Remote · Utilities.
– Universal Smart TV Remote. Utilities.
– Universal Remote – Control TV. Utilities.