Mum reveals genius Sky TV hack to replace your remote control for FREE

If you’ve lost or broken your Sky TV remote control, there’s no need to look around for a brand new one.

A savvy mom on TikTok has revealed a clever hack to completely replace your zapper.

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Mum Hayley Says She Uses a Remote Sky App After Losing Her Real RemotePhoto credit: @hayley0g

It’s even useful when you know where the remote is but don’t want to get up and reach for it.

“If you’re ever sitting in the lounge or wherever and can’t reach the Sky remote, don’t worry about getting up.” TikToker Hayley Garforth said.

“Just download the app.

“Ours actually broke and we didn’t buy a new one.

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“Download the app, you connect your phone to the same WiFi your TV is connected to, which in most homes is just WiFi anyway.

“It works – you can turn it on, you can turn it off, all the buttons work.”

In fact, there are several third-party Sky remote apps that are free to download for both iOS and Android.

But we haven’t been able to test them, so be sure to read the reviews and do your own research before downloading any.

And remember, it only works for Sky Q.

Find your Sky TV remote control

If you still love a real sky tv remote control, there are other ways you can try to find it.

Most people don’t know that the Sky Q remote control has a secret speaker that can beep.

To activate it, press the Q button on the front of your

After a few seconds, your paired Sky Q Touch / Sky Q Voice Remote will beep.

The beep only lasts for 30 seconds, so if you don’t find it in that time, you’ll need to restart the process.

If this doesn’t work, it may mean that your remote control battery is dead.

The other possibility is that the remote control is not in the building and could be permanently lost.

Other Useful Sky Q Hacks

Sky Q is full of useful hidden features.

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For example, did you know that there is a hidden dark mode?

There is also a special trick to recover accidentally deleted shows.

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