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Remote Control Apps for Android Phones

Written by Hassan Abbas

Best Remote Control Apps: You’ll find all the great apps available on the Play Store that let you turn your Android phone into a remote control for your television. Finding physical remotes is always a problem and more often than not, we easily misplace them. To replace the need for one, you can simply use your phone to control your TV. Besides, relying on an IR blaster, these apps communicate your TV via WiFi which is logical as almost all modern TVs are connected to the internet.

Many TV manufacturers have special applications for their smart TVs. These applications have everything you need to turn a smartphone into a full-fledged remote. The application connects to your TV via Wi-Fi. Programs of this kind enable you to switch the channel or adjust the volume, launch applications on the TV and so on. Almost all smart TVs from Samsung, Sony and LG  have similar programs. So just visit the manufacturer’s website or take a look at the user manual.

Best Remote Control Apps on Android to Control TVs

Many applications can turn your Android phone into TV Remote but we have gathered the list of best applications available. Ahead you will find the list of the applications:

Google Home


In a case, if any application was not found, then Google Home will come to your aid. This is one of the best remote control applications. Its main function is to manage devices with support for Google Chromecast and Google Home. However, most modern TVs have a kind of “built-in” Chromecast, which is usually written in the instructions. As a last resort – you can empirically check whether you have built-in Chromecast or not. Otherwise, everything is quite simple. All you need to do is to connect the TV and smartphone to the same network. Then choose the show, song, movie, image or something else on the phone, and “send” it to the TV.

Download: Google Home



AnyMote is one of the best TV remote control apps. It supports more than 900,000 devices. A list of which is regularly updated. AnyMote is suitable not only for TV (maybe you know very well). The program has support for air conditioners, SLR cameras and almost any equipment that has an infrared sensor. The program itself is simple and convenient. There are even special buttons for Hulu and Netflix services.

Download: AnyMote

SURE Universal Smart TV Remote


It is another one of the best TV remote control apps. However, among the additional features, make sure the availability of the ability to “send” photos to the TV via WiFi. And how often do you lose the remote control from the TV? Write about it in our chat in Telegram.

Download: SURE Universal Smart TV Remote

Twinone Universal Remote


Twinone Universal Remote is perhaps one of the easiest programs to learn. At the same time, there are also quite flexible settings inside the program itself. Moreover, the location and the interface of the buttons here can be changed as you wish. There is even support for some fairly “ancient” devices. The only bad thing is the advertisement. It is a very irritating and annoying thing to see ads on the remote when you want to switch ads on TV. Moreover, It does not provide a way to get rid of it. There is no paid version. Strange decision. But working with old TVs and fine-tuning can still bribe.

Download: Twinone Universal Remote


We hope that all the above applications will work for you. Do tell us which application you liked the most in the comment section.

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About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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