Remote controls can be incredibly handy when you want to get up to your car to take care of something, like checking on a cat.
But how do you set it to wake up when a car passes by your house?
Here are some tips for setting the remote to go off at specific times, and to set alarms for specific things, when you have the remote control on your phone.
If you’re new to remote control technology, the instructions below may seem confusing.
But they’re all here to help.
If it doesn’t work for you, try the following: Set the alarm.
Set a time and location for your remote.
Make sure your remote works for the vehicle you’re using.
Set your phone to turn the remote off and on automatically.
If there’s no phone connected, you can set it as a default.
You can then check the app on your Android or iOS device to see if the remote turns off automatically.
Use a smartphone or tablet app to control the remote.
You might be able to do this by opening the app and tapping the button that says “Start.”
If that doesn’t make sense to you, here are some options for setting your remote to turn off automatically when you touch your phone or tablet: Use a Bluetooth remote app or remote control.
You could use an app like Waze, which is a GPS navigation app that’s easy to set up.
Or, you could use a Bluetooth radio that has an app that will show you directions on your device, which will automatically turn on the remote when you start it up.
Check your smartphone’s settings to make sure it’s compatible with Bluetooth.
If your smartphone has the latest version of Bluetooth, you should be able use Bluetooth to control your remote and wake the alarm if your phone doesn’t support it.
Set up your alarm app.
You may have to download and install an alarm app on the phone.
Or you can make it easier for you by downloading an app called Waze or a similar app for your phone that will let you set up your home or office alarm.
For example, if you’re working from home, you might want to set it up to let you wake up your phone when you leave your home.
If using Waze is easier for your device or you’re just comfortable setting up your own app, you’re good to go.
You should set alarms so that your phone will start and wake up the remote every time you turn it on or off.
For a list of what the default alarm sounds like, check out our article How to Set Your Car Alarm to Wake Up When You Leave Your Home.
Check that your device is compatible with the Bluetooth remote.
If the Bluetooth app for that phone doesn’ have an app for setting alarms, you’ll need to install the app for a Bluetooth-equipped device.
If not, you may need to download a Bluetooth app.
Check to see whether you can wake the car from your phone’s battery.
If a Bluetooth device doesn’t have a built-in battery that can power the remote, you will need to plug it in to power it.
Check if your remote’s batteries are dead.
If an alarm sounds when you turn the car off, but the remote is still on and the car is driving, you have to turn it off to turn your car on.
If they’re still on, your car is likely dead.