How to control Element TV without remote

Have you misplaced your remote, or its not working? If yes, you can still control and reset Element TV without a remote.

Whether you have an older TV model or the latest one, you can still enjoy the watching experience without traditional control.

2 ways to control an element TV without using a remote

Element TV is one of the best made in America TVs. If you have misplaced your remote or it is not working, here are the two options for controlling your TV set.

1. Use manual controls on the Element TV

The easiest way to turn on an Element TV without a remote is by using the manual dials on the set. The set comes with navigation buttons that are on the side. For example, you do not need a remote to adjust the volume or switch the set ON.

However, some functions require you to use more than one button at a time.

For example, if you want to press OK on Element TV without remote sensing, you need to hold the MENU button with the volume buttons simultaneously. While the process is tedious, it does not require any accessories.

Although using manual keys to control your set works fine, it has limitations, especially if you want to change the TV’s input.

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Therefore, changing input on Element TV without a remote requires you to use your smartphone as a virtual remote.

2. Use your Smartphone as a remote

Element remote phone

Is there a remote app for Element TV? Yes. While there are tens of third-party remote apps on the Android ecosystem, the Element App works seamlessly on all Element TV models.

To get the Element TV remote APK on Android:

If you are using an iOS device, you can only use a third-party app to control your Element TV. The best third-party app to use is SURE, a free-to-use app.

To install the app on your iOS device:

  • Go to the App Store
  • Tap the search space
  • Type SURE
  • Tap the app
  • Select GET to install it

Once you have downloaded the app, ensure that the smartphone is connected to the same WIFI connection as the TV for it to function. Once the two devices are on the same connection, you can now control Element TV with your phone.

Also, unlike manual controls, the downloaded app replicates the original remote because it has all the important keys.

However, using your smartphone as a remote should be a short-term remedy as you look for a lasting alternative.

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For instance, if you get a call while changing channels or adjusting the volume may disconnect the TV from the virtual remote and force you to start the process again.

Wrapping up

The two options explain how to control Element TV without a remote. Since the sets are modern and can connect to WIFI, you do not need extra accessories to control your TV.

However, using the two options should be a “quick fix” as you look for your remote or if it is broken, get another one.

4 thoughts on “How to control Element TV without remote”

  1. Nothing work with the element tv , original remote doesn’t work, pairing with any remote control doesn’t work , this frustrating.

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  2. I have the same problem. “Holding down the volume and the menu buttons simultaneously” does not work on my “joystick configuration” set of buttons to Select.
    I have done a hard reboot and now literally none of the buttons on my television will move or choose a selection.

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    • Same…if u have an element tv I’m assuming it’s just as good as a paperweight if u don’t have a remote. What a waste…

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