How to Turn On Vizio TV Without Remote – The Easy Way!

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Vizio is a popular brand of televisions because they provide the best quality, value, and performance. Vizio’s Smart TV lets you watch what you want when you want, where you want. The best part about this smart tv is that you can access the tv without using the remote control. In this post, we will go through the techniques of how to access the Vizio tv without using a remote control.

Only if you know this step, you can turn on your Vizio tv without a remote, or if you’re having trouble turning on your Vizio TV without a remote, try the following steps:

How to Turn on Vizio TV Without Remote?

#1. Using Power Button

To turn on the Vizio TV without the remote, press and hold the power button and the on/off button simultaneously for 3 seconds. The Power and On/Off buttons of the Vizio TV are located on the backside of the television. 

The Power button is located on the top right corner of the television while the On/Off button is located on the top left corner of the television.

#2. Using Vizio Smartcast app

1. Download the Vizio smart cast app from the app store from your smartphone.

2. Install the app and open it.

3. Select ‘Set up and follow the instructions.

4. After the setup is done, you will see the Vizio logo on the app. Tap the logo and wait for the next screen.

5. Now tap the back arrow and wait for the next screen

6. Now select ‘Add device’ and follow the instructions

7. After adding the device you will see a message saying that the device is connected and ready to use. 

8. Now select ‘Control’. You will find all the options at the bottom of the screen.

9. You can now see a remote layout that appears on your smartphone.

10. At the top right corner, you will find the power button. Click the ‘Power button to turn on the Vizio smart tv.

#3.Using PS4(PlayStation) console

1.  Connect your PS4 and Vizio smart tv using the HDMI cable.

2. The First step is to turn on your PS4.

3. Open the Settings menu. You can find the Settings menu by pressing the Home button on the PS4 remote.

4. Press the Menu button on the PS4 remote.

5. Select System Settings. You will find the Setting menu on the left side of the screen.

6. Select the System menu. You will find the System Settings menu on the left side of the screen. 

7. In the System menu choose Enable HDMI Device link.

8. After enabling the setting, turning on the PS4, will automatically turn on your Vizio smart tv and switch for the correct entry.

#4. Using Nintendo Switch console

1. Initially you have to connect your Vizio smart tv through the dock of your Nintendo switch.

2. From the home menu, you have to select the ‘system settings’.

3. In the left column of the system settings, select ‘TV settings’ and then scroll down the list to select the ‘Match TV Power State’, turn on the Match Tv power state option.

4. If you switch off the console, the input will switch off, likewise if you switch on the console the input will switch on.


 Vizio’s Smart TV is an amazing product that helps you enjoy the content that you want, whenever you want, however you want, wherever you are. Vizio has a great little device called “remote free Vizio” which lets you turn on and off your TV from anywhere. Here in this post, you came to know the valuable and easy technique for turning on your television without using your remote control.

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