How to Control Apple TV from an Android Phone

How to Control Apple TV from an Android Phone

Did you know that you can control your Apple TV from an Android phone? The Remote Control for Apple TV app performs a simple pairing routine between the devices and makes the main Siri Remote functions available on the screen.

  • How to watch Apple TV+ on Android and Android TV
  • How Apple TV Works

It is important to mention that the app is not an official Apple product and is available for free on the Play Store. App compatibility may vary depending on the device model and version of the installed operating system. In addition, some of its special functions are enabled by a premium subscription, which includes:

  • Touchpad for content navigation;
  • Removal of full screen ads;
  • Open apps directly on the phone.

How to use Android phone as Apple TV remote

To use your Android phone as a Siri Remote and control Apple TV, you need to pair the devices. For that, you need to make sure that both are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Then follow the steps below:

  • Open the Apple TV Remote app on your Android;
  • Wait until it detects your Apple TV. Then tap on it;
  • Enter the 4-digit code displayed on your television.
  • After this task, the app will pair with Apple TV automatically.