Quick Answer: Why Does My Now TV Remote Not Work?

Can I use my phone as a remote for now TV?

Re: Lost Remote Whilst you are sorting your remote out, if you have an Android or Apple phone/tablet you could download the official Roku app from the relevant App Store and use that to control your NOW TV box with..

How do I know if my TV remote is bad?

Check If Your Remote Control Is WorkingTurn your phone or digital camera on.Point the remote control at the camera and press any button on the remote.If you see a bluish light come from the remote when viewed through your phone or digicam display, then the remote seems to be working fine.More items…

Why does my remote control not work?

1 Check the Batteries of the Supplied Remote Low battery power can cause the remote to intermittently function, or not function at all. Lift the back cover up and away from the remote. Remove and re-insert the 2 batteries. Replace the back cover on the remote, and slide down to click it into place.

How do I use my now TV remote to control my TV?

Go into the NowTV stick or NowTV 4K smart box menu settings under Remotes, then select Remote then select Set up remote for TV control, then when music starts playing select yes, then when the music stops playing instead of Yes (code 1) press No and then go through the code numbers individually one by one by pressing …

Why is my TV not responding to my remote?

A remote control that will not respond or control your TV usually means low batteries. Make sure you are pointing the remote at the TV. There also may be something interfering with the signal such as other electronics, certain types of lighting, or something blocking the TV remote sensor.

How do I fix an unresponsive remote?

Pour some rubbing alcohol on a piece of cotton and gently clean the main board. You will be amazed to see how much dirt is built up on the main board. Now take all the other pieces of your remote control and give them a good wash using some mild soap. Wash all the plastics and also the rubber keypad.

How do you reset a TV remote control?

Reset Remote Control to Factory Default SettingsPress and hold the TV button.While holding it pressed, press the OK button for one second and release both buttons at the same time (all three of the TV, DVD and AUX buttons will flash, the TV button light will stay on).Press and hold the DELETE button for three seconds (the TV button blinks and stays off).More items…

How do I set up now TV without remote?

If you’ve lost the remote for the NOW TV box you could use the official Roku remote app for mobiles/tablets but this needs the box to be connected to the same wifi network as your phone/tablet so won’t help you in this case. You would need a remote or an euivalent remote eg some models of Roku boxes.