How To Control A VIZIO TV With Your Smartphone Remote Control for Vizio TV vs VizControl - TV Remote Control vs Remote for VIZIO TV ... and 2 more

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VIZIO also has a pretty good selection of remote control apps you can download. All of these support the following VIZIO models: E50-C1, M50-C1, D48-D0, E40-C2, E32-C1, M55-C2, E43-C2, D43-D1, D60-D3, D40u-D1, D39hn-D0, D50-D1, D24-D1, D32-D1, M65-C1, M43-C1, D55-D2, M60-C3, E55-C1, D55u-D1, D40-D1, M80-C3, M75-C1, D58u-D3, D28h-D1, D24hn-D1, D65-D2, D39h-D0, D32h-C0, D28hn-D1, D50u-D1 and E700i-B3.

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App 1: Remote Control for Vizio TV

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The Android app made by NPE is supported by the following devices: TC One M7/M8, LG G3 Stylus, Lenovo Lifetab, TCT / Alcatel I221, Samsung Galaxy series like S4, S5, Note, Tab and Mega. It controls your VIZIO TV by using your smartphone's built-in IR blaster, and your smartphone must be pointed at your TV.

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App 2: VizControl - TV Remote Control

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The following devices are compatible with this app: Galaxy series S4, S5, S6, S6 Edge, Note, Tab, Mega, HTC One series incl. M7/M8/M9, LG G3 Stylus and TCT / Alcatel I221. The connection between this app and the VIZIO is made by using the smartphone's built-in IR Blaster.

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App 3: Remote for VIZIO TV

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Another Android app that will control your VIZIO led TV. It controls VIZIO TVs (2010-2016): B-Series, C-Series, D-Series, E-Series and F-Series

App 4: VIZIO SmartCast

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This is an iPhone app that was created by VIZIO to control all the new 2016 VIZIO SmartCast™ products. This will not work with the older VIZIO TVs. Besides the remote control functionality, you can stream TV shows and movies as well as controlling VIZIO sound bars and speakers.

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App 5: VizRemote

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To use this app, your phone must have a built-in IR blaster. Tested and compatible with Galaxy S4, S4 mini, S5, 10.1, Active, Zoom, Note3, Note 8.0, Tab, HTC and LG phones greater than 4.4.2. There are two modes for this app, one being the compact size for the Galaxy S series mini and the expanded mode for phones and tablets with at least a 5-inch screen.

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Questions and Answers

E55-c1 Smart cast for it with my iPhone?

The model number is E 55-c1. I want to know if I can use SmartCast with my iPhone to control my TV. I have tried: Smartcast.

Yes, according to the VIZIO website, the E55-C1 works with smart cast. Here are the directions:

  1. 1
    Download the free VIZIO SmartCast™ App
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    You can download it from the App Store for iPhone, and Google Play for your Android phone.
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    Open the app and follow the setup instructions
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    This will make sure your Vizio and smartphone connect properly.
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    Tap to Stream to The Big Screen.
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I have a Vision TV and need to use CEC without an app.

I need to use a Raspberry Pi to turn the TV on and turn off via CEC. So far, I can't figure out a way to do so without using the Vizio app. Solution. I have tried: Various commands that work with other CEC compatible TVs. I think it was caused by: I have no idea unless Vizio doesn't implement the generic.

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According to THIS ARTICLE, VIZIO does have the capability to enable the CEC commands you are looking for. I would suggest you contact VIZIO HERE.

How to connect phone to vizio e50-c1?

Each one of the remote control apps listed above will work with the VIZIO E50-C1. If you are having trouble connecting your smartphone app to your VIZIO, uninstall it and download one of the others.

What app can I use with my iPhone for my older Vizio TV M55-C2?

The model is M55-C2 with the VIA app. Remote broke and looking for an iPhone app. I don't have an Android but only an iPhone. Can't seem to locate an app on the internet.

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My friend gave me an old Vizio Smart TV but no remote?

Can my phone Galaxy S7 Edge control the TV without buying a new remote

Yes, the Galaxy Edge S7 can control your old Vizio Smart TV. You will be happy to know that the S7 you have has a built-in IR blaster that you can use to send infrared commands to just about any model of Vizio smart TV. You can use that S7 by downloading the Remote "Control for Vizio" TV app listed above and install it. You should be good to go after going through the configuration setup for your model.

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If my phone is not compatible with the Vizio Comcast app, is there any other app I can use to operate my smart TV?

Every time I try to download the Vizio Comcast app it says your device isn't compatible with this version

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Is there an app to control an M55 model TV via iPhone?

See above... Is there an app to control an M55 model TV via iPhone?.

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I am trying to connect my Vizio D32h-D1 TV to my smart phone to stream a movie using smart cast app?

How do I connect ? It is not working with the WiFi or pairing . Is this model not supportive of this ? There is no situation discussed similar to the one I'm having

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Hey, I'm looking for an iPhone remote app for a Vizio D50-D1?

Hey, I'm looking for an iPhone remote app for a Vizio D50-D1, any thoughts? Heard about an app called quickremote...

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Which is the best app for a crappy smart phone for Blu-ray smart vizio DVD and vizio smart TV?

I lost my remotes to both my vizio smart TV, and my older vizioble ray smart player what is the best app for controlling my devices from my phone, I have an LG 15 with little memory and a small SD card

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I lost my remote control for my vizio sound bar, is there an app that I can use to replace it?

Do I have to buy another one? Is there an app?. Do TV remotes work??

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