How to Use the Panasonic Smart TV Remote Control

Introduction

Accessing your Panasonic Smart TV's internet-based features requires using the remote that came with it. This guide will give you a basic rundown of how to launch these Smart TV functions using the supplied remote control that your TV was packaged with.
Smart TV remotes.

The screens and buttons you see might be slightly different than the ones depicted. Keep this in mind while following this guide.
 

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Accessing your Panasonic Smart TV's internet-based features requires using the remote that came with it. This guide will give you a basic rundown of how to launch these Smart TV functions using the supplied remote control that your TV was packaged with.
Smart TV remotes.

The screens and buttons you see might be slightly different than the ones depicted. Keep this in mind while following this guide.
 

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In order to use your Panasonic Smart TV's features, your Smart TV must be connected to Wi-Fi.

To power on your TV using your remote control:

TV remote with power button highlighted. Illustration.

  1. Press the Power button (1) to turn the TV on.
    • Press for about 1 second.
    • Every time you turn on the TV, the VIERA Connect introduction banner will appear on-screen.

To access the TV's menu system using your remote control:

  1. Press the Menu button (1) on your TV remote.
    TV remote with Menu button highlighted. Illustration.
  2. The TV menu will then be displayed.
    TV menu. Screenshot.
  3. Use the arrow buttons to navigate the menu and the OK button to advance thru different menu selections.
    Navigation buttons on TV remote with OK button in center.
  4. To change menu pages, use the Up and Down arrow buttons.
    TV remote's Up down buttons. Illustration.
  5. To return to the previous menu screen, use the Back/Return button.
    TV remote's Back Return button.
  6. To exit the menu, press the EXIT button on the remote.
    TV remote Exit button.

To change video inputs using your remote control:

  1. Ensure the TV is powered on (1).
  2. Press the AV button (2) on the remote to display the input selection menu.
    TV remote with Power button and AV button pointed to. Illustration.
  3. Use the Up and Down arrow buttons to highlight the desired input, then press the OK button to select said input.
    Input Selection menu on Smart TV. Screenshot.
  4. This process can be repeated at any time to switch to a different video input. For example, switching from watching Cable television to a DVD player and then back again.

To adjust volume on your TV using your remote control:

  1. Press the volume + or - buttons (1) on your remote to adjust volume up or down.
    Volume buttons from a TV remote.
  2. Press the Mute button (2) to toggle muting on or off.
    TV remote with Mute and Volume buttons highlighted.

To access VIERA Connect Smart TV features using your remote control:

TV remote with Power button highlighted above, Internet and navigation buttons below. Illustration.

  1. Ensure the TV is powered on (1).
  2. To access VIERA Connect, press the INTERNET or OK buttons (2) on the remote.
    INTERNET button. TV remote navigation buttons.

    The OK button can only be used to access VIERA Connect while the VIERA Connect introduction banner is still on the screen. If you do not see this banner, always use the INTERNET button.

    • Depending on the usage conditions, it may take a while for VIERA Connect to fully load and/or connect.
    • Messages might be displayed before the full VIERA Connect home screen loads. Please read and follow any instructions carefully if necessary.
  3. Once loaded, the VIERA Connect Home screen will look like this:
    Viera Connected Home screen. Screenshot.
  4. To go to the next level, select MORE.
  5. To back to the previous level, select BACK
  6. To return to VIERA Connect home screen, press the INTERNET button on the remote.
    INTERNET button.
  7. To exit VIERA Connect, press the EXIT button on the remote.
    Exit button.

The following guide will walk you through connecting your Panasonic Smart TV to Wi-Fi.

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