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Remote is a great companion to Apple TV or iTunes. Control your Apple TV with the flick of your finger or use the keyboard to quickly enter text. Connect to iTunes on your Mac or PC to play from your library as if you’re in front of your computer. Remote is the best way to control iTunes from anywhere in your home.

Control your Apple TV
• Enter text with the keyboard
• Use simple gestures to navigate Apple TV
• Control the song, movie or TV show that's currently playing

Control your iTunes Library
• Browse and control your iTunes library from anywhere in your home
• Create and update iTunes playlists, including Genius playlists
• View album, movie and TV show artwork
• See upcoming songs with Up Next
• Search your entire iTunes library
• Control shared libraries on iTunes and Apple TV

Listen with AirPlay Speakers
• Control iTunes to send music to AirPlay speakers
• Set the volume on each speaker independently

• Device with iOS 7 or later
• Wi-Fi connection to Apple TV or iTunes on a Mac or PC
• Apple TV (4th generation) requires tvOS 9.1 or later

Note for Apple TV (4th generation):
Remote app is designed to provide simple navigation, text input, and control with the new Apple TV. Features such as Siri, volume control, or using the accelerometer or gyroscope for game play are only made possible with the Siri Remote.

What's New in Version 4.2.3

Remote app adds support for the new Apple TV (4th generation) providing similar functionality as it did with Apple TV (3rd generation) for text input, navigation and control.


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Customer Reviews

Continually 'loses' pairing with my Apple TV!

This app works perfectly...if it retains the pairing to your device. For some unknown, hugely annoying reason, though, we intermittently lose the pairing and the Apple TV icon disappears. When your original Apple TV remote has a flat battery and there is no clear fix for this issue, this is HUGELY frustrating and renders the device completely useless.
This issue is not at all related to any itunes or ios updates. No itunes fiddling works, nor does restarting the app or the phone. Using the original remote again does, but really, this shouldn't happen. Strangely, the pairing eventually returns and the app appears again; there is no rhyme or reason to it. Help! Please, please fix this glitch, Apple - I'm not the only customer with this issue.

About time, but still lacking

So the Remote app now functions with my new Apple TV, about time. This should have been here pre-launch (of the 4th-gen Apple TV).

Just one question: where is Siri!? iOS devices have microphones, and all current iPhone and iPad devices support Siri. So why can't I access Siri on my new Apple TV with the Remote app!?

Come on, Apple. These issues should have been fixed BEFORE LAUNCH. It's not like you to release a half-baked product.


Apple have completely neglected this app, it is slow, full of bugs and does not run smoothly like most of apples other apps, opening this is honestly so disappointing, it occasionally works right but other times it's just a waste of space, I recommend using this as it's the only one that you can use as a remote but apple really needs to get it together and fix it up

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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Updated:
  • Version: 4.2.3
  • Size: 25.3 MB
  • Languages: English, Arabic, Catalan, Chinese (Hong Kong), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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