How to use your Oppo A3 as a TV remote control
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How to use your Oppo A3 as a TV remote control?
For each electronic device such as TV, DVD player or box, you must have a remote control. This can become cumbersome when you need to store them or you constantly have to remind yourself which remote control belongs to which device.
With the appearance and development of smartphones, a small revolution has appeared: you have the ability to change your smartphone into a TV remote control. We will explain through this article, how to use your Oppo A3 as a TV remote control. First, let’s talk about the different conditions necessary for the good operation of your Oppo A3 as a TV remote control. Secondly, let’s talk about the very special case of Android TV Remote Control. Finally, we will discuss the use of applications specific to telephone operators and third-party applications.
Preconditions for the operation of your Oppo A3 as a remote control
Before you start transforming your Oppo A3 into a TV remote control, you must make sure that your Oppo A3 fulfills the different requirements for the smooth running of this tutorial. To begin, check in the user manual if your Oppo A3 has an infrared transmitter.
This is essential because if your Oppo A3 does not have an infrared transmitter, then your smartphone will not be able to change into a TV remote control. You will find this information in the operating instructions.
Then, depending on what application you choose, make sure that your Oppo A3 is connected to your wifi and that you have a good connection.
Our other articles on Oppo A3 can help you.
Using the Android TV Remote Control application
Configuring the remote control
To use this application, you must have an Android TV TV. To get started, go to “Play Store” of your Oppo A3. Tap the “Android TV Remote Control” search bar.
You will find among the first results the application of Google.
Read carefully the ratings and user reviews to ensure that this application meets your requirements.
Once the application is downloaded, make sure that your Oppo A3 and your Android are connected to the same wifi network. Open the application on your Oppo A3. You should see your Android TV appear on the app.
Select your TV. Your Oppo A3 and your television are now connected.
A code will be displayed on your television.
Enter this code on your Oppo A3 and click on “Associate”.
You have successfully combined your Oppo A3 as a remote control for your Android TV. Regarding the use of the remote control Android Remote Control, its operation is very simple.
You will find on the application all the necessary information that will allow you to make the best use of your Oppo A3 as a TV remote control. You can use Android TV Remote Control as a TV remote control, a game controller, or to navigate between menus on your TV. It’s over ! You are ready to use your Oppo A3 as a remote control.
The applications of the operators Bouygues, Orange, Free
If you have a TV or a box of one of these three operators: Bouygues, Free or Orange, then this section is for you. In order to maximize the efficiency of your Oppo A3 as a TV remote control, you can download one of these remote controls that will fit your box perfectly.
Simply type “Remote + the name of your operator” and you will find the TV remote control. There is only the SFR operator who has not developed an application to change his smartphone into a TV remote control. On the other hand, SFR has developed an application to turn its smartphone into a joystick. Be sure to check out user ratings and ratings to make the best choice.
Using third-party applications
In one of the previous paragraphs, we explained in detail how to use Android TV Remote Control which is the specialized remote control for using Android TVs.
But there are a bunch of other applications that allow your Oppo A3 to turn into a remote control. Simply go to “Play Store” and then type in the search bar “TV Remote Control”. You will find a wide range of applications, some of which are free and some are payable.
Be careful when choosing your remote control for accounting your application to your TV because some applications have been developed specifically for TV brands.
The application that could best adapt to devices of different brands is the application “Peel Smart Remote” which is compatible with more than 450 000 electronic devices.
We strongly recommend that you carefully read user notes and opinions about the application you choose.
Through this article, we have provided you with all the information you need to use your Oppo A3 as a TV remote control. Never forget to carefully read all the information for downloading an application.
If you have any difficulty handling this, do not hesitate to contact a technology expert or friend who will help you with this problem.