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Harman Kardon Remote

By Harman International Industries

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


Control and enhance your Harman Kardon products with this remote control and music player app. This is the centerpiece of your Harman Kardon ecosystem.

> Device Remote Control
Easily control all of your network-enabled Harman Kardon products.

> Music Streaming
Wirelessly stream content to your Harman Kardon products.

> Music Player
Manage your music content with custom playlists then play and control it straight from the app.

Compatible Models: Aura, Onyx, SB26, Sabre SB35, Go+Play Wireless, AVR 170, AVR 1700, AVR 270, AVR 2700, AVR 370, AVR 3700, AVR151, AVR1510, AVR161, AVR1610, AVR171, AVR1710, BDS 275, BDS 575, BDS 277, BDS 577, BDS 280, BDS 580, BDS 80S, BDS x35 and AVRs 151S, 161S, 171S, 1510S, 1610S, and 1710S.

Visit and check for the latest firmware update for your Harman Kardon product to assure compatibility with this app.

Note that Harman Kardon products that use wired network connections only, such as the AVR “x70” Series A/V Receivers and the Harman Kardon BDS "x75/77" Series Home Theater systems need to a wired Ethernet connection to your home network access point (router) in order to be discovered by this app. Control Wi-Fi-enabled products such as the AVR 370, AVR 3700 by connecting the product to your home network via wire or wirelessly.

What's New in Version 4.0

- Added support for the BDSx35 series
- Bugs fixed


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Customer Reviews

Really not so bad

Don't know if previous versions were really that lousy, but I just installed in July the app works fine with my 3770 (a receiver I freakin love, so that probably factors in to this review...).

The app works fine for what it's supposed to, all the basic functions you get out of a remote. Although its definitely disappointing that there's no 2 way communication with the receiver. Like if I'm streaming with the vTuner as I so often do, I'd love to see the station I'm listening to on the app, as opposed to just tune up or down blindly. Update that functionality and it deserves 5 stars all day!

Works with AVR1700

Works from my iPad with my AVR1700. Can stream directly from iTunes to the receiver (in addition to/instead of within the HK app itself) with volume function. For AirPlay, be sure to put the receiver on "Server" mode and not on "Network" mode, even though the HK app sees the receiver via Ethernet on both settings. I've noticed a few crashes with the app itself when changing settings, but I have had no issues when simply streaming from iTunes instead.

Frustrated with poor quality app/system

I paid big doller for my SB26, only for it not to allow me to stream anything I want via Bluetooth. Please allow for other platforms(Spotify, Tidal, Pandora, SiriusXM, etc.) using this app to stream directly to the SB26. It's very frustrating when a lot of my music comes from those platforms and I am not able to enjoy music I want, when I want.

Harman Kardon Remote
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Utilities
  • Updated:
  • Version: 4.0
  • Size: 81.5 MB
  • Languages: English, Simplified Chinese
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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