Amazon Fire TV Remote
By AMZN Mobile LLC
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The Fire TV Remote App enhances the Fire TV experience with simple navigation, a keyboard for easy text entry (no more hunting and pecking), quick access to your apps and games, plus voice search. Voice search is powered by the same voice search engine as Amazon Fire TV and supports the entirety of Fire TV’s integrated video, app and game catalogue. Note that voice search does not work directly inside individual applications such as Netflix.
• Voice Search
• Simple Navigation
• Playback Controls
• Keyboard for simple text entry
• Quick access to your apps and games
• Multicast-enabled router required
• Designed for simple navigation and playback control of Fire TV and Fire TV Stick
• For gameplay, use the remote included with your Fire TV or the optional Amazon Fire TV Game Controller
What's New in Version 1.0.13
Bug fixes and performance improvements
Better than the remote it comes with
My mom lives next door and I let my dad use one of our firetv sticks. The remote to that one just scrolls and won't stop.
Not only does the app see the firetv stick at my house, but it sees the one next door.
I've taken the firetv stick with me on trips and it is tricky to get it set up to the wifi at hotels, but I have to rename the hotspot on my phone to the same as the hotel and use another phone but I can get it to work, and then usually the wifi is too slow at the hotel.
I love my firetv over the smart tv I had, because there are more options.
I was also able to download an app and stream live video to the tv and watch the tribal canoe journeys for hours this summer.
So overall, I love my firetv stick, I only wish I could've or would've figured out how to steam NFL mobile, so I could've watched the Seahawks on the big screen.
P.S. Direct TV is terrible. I had them as a provider and they call me at least 2-3 times a week to try to get me to resubscribe since I've disconnected a year ago.
ANSWERS TO BAD REVIEWS 👆🏼👇🏻👍🏻👎🏻
1. Let's just start with the blatantly obvious. There's no doubt that this app is 💯X superior to the included most basic remote imaginable. 👌🏻size aside from being so easily lost. I have both CURRENT PREVIOUS MODELS . I think the new
Voice remote is 👌🏻👍🏻 size but I'd rather have volume & power button than a voice remote, that doesn't always work. Luckily capable of unheard of possibilities...
2. I would say now a day's the vast majority of consumers can type on an actual keyboard in your finger tips unless to swipe thru each key n click ☝️ 🔑 @ a time... I'll pray for you.
3. The app has a favorites tab which allows you to jump from app to app without having to hit the uturn button 15 times consecutively.
4. Long story short unless you still stuck with a flip phone than you must have the
Better than the remote
This simple to use app is better than the little remote that comes with the device. Which is good since that remote used to always be either lost or low on batteries. It sometimes takes 15-30 seconds to reload if I wasn't logged into the wifi, but that's better than 5 minutes searching for the remote or hunting for new batteries every few months.
- Category: Utilities
- Updated: Jan 11, 2017
- Version: 1.0.13
- Size: 31.2 MB
- Languages: English, German, Japanese
- Seller: AMZN Mobile LLC
- © 2015 Amazon.com and its affiliates
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.