Guide : How To Turn ON Vizio TV Without Remote Control

Check out two different ways to control TV volume, open the menu and turn ON & Off without remote control system.

Nowadays, each and every digital and electronic device comes with remote control for easy user experience. With the help of remote control devices, we can access them from a sufficient distance. Smart tvs are the best examples to understand the advantage of remote control.

But the problem is that sometimes we need to power ON and control TV’s menu options without a remote. For this purpose, most smart TVs have their own Smartphone application to operate them wirelessly. Similarly, we can also turn ON any new and old vizio smart tv without remote control device. So, here we are going to share two different working methods to operate Vizio smart TV without a remote.

Recently, I was writing an article about “how to add Xfinity App For Vizio Smart tv”. At the same time, we found that many users want to know the trick to use Vizio tv without remote. But most of them are interested in “Turn On Vizio Tv without remote”, “vizio tv menu without remote” and “how to change input on vizio tv without remote” etc.

After surfing on different forums, we realized that many users really don’t know how to use Vizio TV without a remote control device. It’s actually very strange because Vivo provides an official app to operate Tv through the Smartphone (android & iOS) and many of you don’t have an idea about this.


How to Turn on Vizio TV without Remote control

Officially we have two ways to turn-ON Vizio TV without remote and these methods work with all new and old Vizio smart TV models.

(a)  Using the Television Buttons

(b)  Using the Official Smartphone app

Method01 How to Turn On Vizio Smart TV without Remote using the Television Buttons

If the power On & Off button is not working on Vizio TV remote then every Vizio Smart TV has physical buttons for this. Just find out the location of those buttons [location may change for different models]. Mostly, it will be on the backside of the TV in the bottom right corner or bottom left corner.

Additionally, here you can find more buttons for volume control, channel control, input change and switch input buttons etc. These buttons can be used to operate or access menu functions, if you lost your Vizio TV remote. Until you buy a new remote for Vizio tv, you can use these dedicated buttons.

Method02 How To Turn ON Vizio Tv With Smartphone App

Vizio smart tv is one of the biggest names in the smart TVs market and well known for their smartness. Same as other android smart tvs, Vizio TV also has their own Smartphone app for wireless control and navigation. With the help of this official app, users can operate Vizio Tv without remote. Additionally, users can also control volume and access the TV menu section without remote control.

Let’s see how to turn on Vizio Smart TV just by using a Smartphone app.

Please Note: official Vizio SmartCast app is compatible for both android and iOS devices. So, we can download it from Google play store or App store according to our mobile OS version.

Note: Update your Vizio Smart TV to the latest version and use this app if you are facing pairing issues.
  1. Before going to use Vizio SmartCast app for tv, enable the same wifi on both TV and your mobile phone.
  2. Download and install VIZIO SmartCast Mobile app on your Smartphone and then launch it. Here you can sign-in or can choose the skip option.

vizio smartcast application

  1. Now tap on the menu button  >> scroll up the screen and select “setup a new device” option from the list.

setup a new device vizio smart tv remote

  1. Click on “get started” from the welcome screen >> select preferred “language” >> and tap to ‘pair your device display”  from the new window.

pair device screen

  1. Hold your mobile phone near the bottom right corner of  Vizio TV to start pairing with your Smart TV.

vizio remote app and smart tv

  1. When it is paired, click the Control icon on the lower end of the screen.

app for vizio smart tv remote

  1. Now, you will get the “Vizio remote layout” on your mobile. Click the Power button to turn on your TV.

Turn on Vizio TV without Remote

  1. With the mobile app, you can control many other functions of Vizio TV with ease.
Note: This app works only and only for Vizio SmartCast TVs. You can’t control the Vizio models that are released before 2015 with the app.

Nowadays, many android devices come with the pre-installed universal remote control app or Peel smart remote app. These apps allow users to use their smartphone as an all-in-one remote. For instance, Mi Remote app for the Xiaomi smartphone. So, you are free to use the official Vizio smart cast app or any other third party app to turn-ON vizio TV.

These are two different methods to turn On & off Vizio smart TVs without a remote control. If you have lost Vizio tv remote, use the dedicated power On key or use the free remote application.

Jagmohan Singh Negi

I am Jagmohan Singh Negi A Tech Enthusiastic Person. I always want to explore something new and experiment on Android Smartphones, here on i share solutions of Latest Android Bugs and Their Fixes, Latest Android launches, and How-to-Type Solutions for All Android Smartphones.

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