It is possible to control your TV via your smartphone. These TV remote apps are available for Android and iPhone.
Remote control apps that are designed for TVs may not be compatible with all televisions. Remote control apps for TVs, smart home devices, and set-top boxes can still be used.
This article will tell you which TV remote apps are best for your smartphone.
- Android TV Remote Control
Official Google product, Android TV Remote Control App. It can be used with any Android TV device that is connected to the same WiFi network as your smartphone.
An Android TV box capable of supporting Bluetooth can connect via wired Ethernet to your Android television. This is recommended for smoother playback.
Android TV Remote Control works on any Android TV box regardless of its manufacturer.
2. Amazon Fire TV Remote
It can be used to control Android TV remote app via touchpad or voice commands. It also features a text input tool, which will save you time typing URLs or YouTube queries directly on the Fire TV keyboard.
Quickly launch Fire TV apps with the Amazon Fire TV Remote App.
If you have multiple FireTV units in your house, don’t be alarmed. The remote app makes it easy to switch between Fire TV devices.
3. Universal Remote For RCA
We’ve only reviewed two TV remote control applications. What if you require a remote control that can be used to control multiple devices? It is necessary to have a universal remote application.
The Universal Remote For RCA Android can be a good option. It works with every TV, BluRay player, BluRay player, BluRay player and many streaming devices.
Warning! The setup process can take a long time and you might have to try several RCA TV models until you find one that works.
Roku also offers a mobile version of its TV remote. This is just like other streaming services. You can access it on both Android and iOS.
Remote apps feature the same as their physical counterparts. There are buttons on the screen for Netflix, The Roku Channel, as well as other Roku applications. You can also use headphones to listen and voice search is possible. The mobile app lets you cast content from any Android device or iOS device.
5. Samsung TV Remote Control
Some readers might not be overly surprised to learn that many TV manufacturers’ official remote apps are less-than-impressive. They are not well-received by all users.
There is help. Developers have developed IR-based applications for third-party programmers. One example is the TV Remote Control app for Samsung.
It doesn’t come with fancy graphics and silly tricks. The creator took the physical Samsung remote and made it touch-friendly. Positive reviews have been received.
6. Universal Remote TV Smart
Next, we recommend Universal Remote TV Smart for iOS. It can be used for controlling all major TV manufacturers including Samsung, LG, Sony and Philips as well as Panasonic, Hitachi and Panasonic.
It’s easy to install the app. It can detect TVs on the same Wi-Fi networks as your TV so long as the app is installed on that Wi-Fi network.
Universal Remote TV smart can be used for volume adjustments, changing channels, playing/pausing videos, power-off/on access, and other settings menus.
Remote TV Smart is available for free
7. Remote Control for Hisense Smart TV
This Android app can be used with your Hisense smartTV. It is digitalized and has the exact same design as the original remote.
This allows you to access all the buttons (red, green, yellow and blue) as well hot buttons like YouTube, Netflix, on-screen menus, and input options.
The app is free but ads are supported. By making one purchase, you can remove all ads from the app. For the rest of your lives, you will be able remove all ads from your phone.
Unfortunately, the Hisense remote is only compatible with Android. There is no iOS alternative. Hisense TVs must be compatible with IR connectivity. Additionally, your phone must include an IR blaster.
8. Lean Remote
Lean Remote, one of the most trusted and popular universal remote apps available for Android, is a great choice. Support for iOS has been discontinued.
Lean Remote’s greatest feature is its versatility. Lean Remote can be used to control Roku boxes and TVs as well other smart gadgets such as soundbars or soundbars for soundbars or soundbars for soundbars.
The app is ad supported and there is no way to get rid of the ads, unlike the Remote Control for Hisense Smart TV we previously discussed.
Yatse is a remote control for Kodi. It can also be used with Emby and Plex as well as local files from your hard drive. It is currently only available on Android devices.
You can use the remote to stream content directly from an app to UPnP, AirPlay, FireTV or Roku devices.
You can also use the Android Wear gadgets and offline media as well as audiobooks.
The internal audio player plays back without gaps and supports multiple codecs. You can also program voice commands and custom commands.
10. Official Kodi Remote
The Kodi Remote iOS is the final app. If Kodi is installed on a smart TV or set top box, you can use this app to control playback and interact with the menus.
It has many outstanding features such as volume controls, multiple Kodi installations that can be connected to from different devices, playlist management, artwork display, and the ability for users to switch between saved media, as well as any TV channels, which you have access to through Kodi.