How to Turn On Philips TV Without Remote

How to Turn On Philips TV Without Remote (1)
How to Turn On Philips TV Without Remote (1)

Philips TV is one of the top-selling electronic brands and they are also specialized in TVs with their unique design. Like every other TV, even for Philips TV, we often rely on remotes to control various actions of your TV, including turning it on and off. But what if your remote is misplaced or not working when you want to watch TV? You always don’t need a remote to control your TV. You have got more ways to operate the TV without any remote controls. This guide will give you alternative ways to turn on Philips TV without a remote.

How to Turn on Philips TV Without Remote

There is more than one way to turn on your Philips TV without a remote.

With Physical Button on the TV

On the front side of the TV, you can find physical buttons. In a few TVs, the buttons can also be found on the backside. There will be a Power button using which you can turn on or turn off your TV.

But then those buttons won’t work if the child lock is enabled on your TV. So make sure to turn it off beforehand. Press and hold the power button for five seconds and the TV will restart automatically. Or unplug the television from the power source and remove the battery from the television panel.

Moreover, you can also find the volume and programs control buttons, etc., which can be used to control the various functions of your Philips TV.

With Philips TV Remote App

Install the Philips TV Remote app on your smartphone. You can find the app from the Play Store. The phone can be used to control the functions of your TV. This works on two different modes, Wi-Fi Mode and Infrared IR blaster mode.

Turn on Philips TV Without Remote

Using Wi-Fi mode to turn on TV isn’t possible as your TV is not connected to Wi-Fi while it is in power-off mode. But then you can use a remote to control all the other functions in this mode. Apart from this app, you can also use the Android TV Remote services app to turn on your Philips Smart TV without using the remote.

Apart from that, you can also use the Philips TV Remote app, developed by TP Vision – Philips, from the Google Play Store or App Store. With the remote app, you will get all the remote control options to control your Philips TV. Using the app, you can easily turn on Philips Smart TV without any issues.

Philips TV Remote app

Infrared IR blaster mode

There are smartphones that come with an in-built infrared IR blaster that can be used to control the TV and other IR-supported devices without any external connection like Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. Check your mobile phone features to find where it has an in-built infrared IR blaster.

Turn on Philips Smart TV without Remote

Few mobiles with in-built infrared IR blaster are Samsung Galaxy S, Note 4, LG G3/G4/G5, HTC One, and Xiaomi / Redmi.

#1 Launch the TV remote for the Philips TV app on your smartphone.

#2 Just point the remote on your TV and use the buttons to operate your TV.

#3 Tap the Power button to turn it on.

Wi-Fi Mode

#1 Connect your smartphone and your TV to the same Wi-Fi network.

#2 Then, launch the app on your mobile.

#3 Proceed with the on-screen instructions to complete the initial setup. Accept the confirmation message to grant necessary access.

#4 Just use the buttons as you use on your remote. All buttons are supported except for power on.

Bonus – Turn on Philips Smart TV without a Remote

You can use a gaming console to turn on your TV automatically. PS4 and Nintendo Switch are the devices that are compatible with turning on the TV automatically when they are turned on.

With PS4

#1 Connect your PS4 to your TV via HDMI port.

#2 Turn on your PS4.

#3 Navigate to Settings and choose System Settings.

Turn on Philips Smart TV without Remote using PS4

#4 Then choose Enable HDMI Device link.

#5 Now, you can turn off and turn on your PS4. You can see that your Philips TV is also turned on.

With Nintendo Switch

# 1 Connect your Nintendo Switch to your TV via Dock.

 using Nintendo Switch 1

#2 Choose the System Settings option from the home screen.

#3 Then, select TV Settings on the left pane.

using Nintendo Switch

#4 Scroll down and choose Match TV Power State and enable it.

#5 Now, you can turn off and turn on your console. You can see that your Philips TV is also turned on.

FAQs

1. Where is the Power button on my Philips Smart TV?

Generally, the Power button on the Philips Smart TV will be placed on the backside of the TV for both Android and Roku models.

2. What do you do when your Philips TV doesn’t turn on?

Check our detailed troubleshooting guide for Philips TV won’t turn on. Try all the solutions and fix the issue.