Mobile OSs iOS remote app for Android?

Discussion in 'Alternatives to iOS and iOS Devices' started by rick snagwell, Oct 13, 2013.

  1. rick snagwell macrumors 68040

    rick snagwell

    Feb 12, 2011
    oceanside, ca
    does android have a similar app that will talk to my apple tv?

    returning 5S for the SG4
  2. SanjeevRana macrumors 6502a


    Aug 2, 2011
    Google for "itunes remote android" and you will get 3-4 options :)
  3. kenknotts macrumors 6502

    Sep 23, 2013
    There is only one I know of and you need your ATV to be jail broken to run it. If you are that heavily invested in Apple, might want to rethink your decision. I had the S4 and ultimately went back to the iPhone.
  4. Shanghaichica macrumors G3


    Apr 8, 2013
    You can use the IR blaster to control your Apple TV. I use mine through the watch on app and it works perfectly with my apple TV.
  5. mattopotamus macrumors G5


    Jun 12, 2012
    There is no remote for itunes app that actually works to control the appleTV with an android phone. The person who said use google...none of those apps work. Apple has that on lock down. The IR blaster work around the poster above mentioned may work, but I have not personally tried it.
  6. Stooby Mcdoobie macrumors 6502a

    Stooby Mcdoobie

    Jun 26, 2012
    The IR blaster should work. I use an app called Smart Remote ($5) on my HTC One to control my AppleTV and other devices.

    You won't be able to fill in text via your phone's keyboard like the iOS app allows.

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