How to turn your iPhone into a universal remote control

Losing control over the sofa is something of the most normal, but fortunately now you have a very simple remedy. We can turn our iPhone into a universal remote control compatible with any television on the market. Also, if you have multiple devices, you can use just your iPhone to control them all.

The iPhone 12 in hand

How to turn iPhone into remote control? Well through an app, It could not be otherwise. The latest Smart TVs allow us to control them from our iPhone, even if it does not have an infrared port. And here you have a compilation of the best ones.

Universal remote control iPhone apps

In the App Store we have many applications to control the tv from new iPhone. There are official applications from the main manufacturers, such as Samsung or LG, and also third-party apps that work really well. These are the steps to follow:

  1. Download one of the apps that we leave you below.
  2. Connect your iPhone and television to the same Wi-Fi network.
  3. Open the app and start controlling your television.

universal tv remote control

This is the best app in the App Store app turn your iPhone into a universal remote control for your television. It has a very good design and you will be able to control options such as changing the volume, the number of channels, playback controls, menus, tools and turning off the television.

  • Compatible TVs: Samsung, LG, Sony, Philips, Panasonic, Hitachi, Telefunken, Grundig y Continental Edison TV.

Remote control app for Samsung TV

The app Samsung Smart Things allows us to control all the company’s devices, including Samsung Smart TVs. If you have a Samsung television that can connect to the internet and that has been launched in recent years, with this app you can easily control it from your iPhone.

  • Compatible TVs: Samsung Smart TV.

Command App for LG TV

This is the LG’s official app to use your iPhone as a remote control. It is compatible with LG TVs with webOS operating system released from 2014 onwards. With this app we can control LG televisions, and send content such as videos or photos.

  • Compatible TVs: LG TV with webOS after 2014.

Remote control app for Sony TV

If you have one Sony television, this is the best app you will find to transform your iPhone into a remote control. The app duplicates the original remote of your television, so you can do everything that can be done with the remote.

  • Compatible TVs: Soni Bravia televisions.

Use your iPhone as an Apple TV remote

If you have an Apple TV, your iPhone can also become a remote, and it also does it natively, without having to install anything. To use your iPhone as an Apple TV remote, follow these steps:

  1. On your iPhone, go to Settings> Control Center and Add Apple TV Remote.
  2. Now, wherever you are, slide the control center.
  3. Press the icon with the controller.
  4. Control Apple TV connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

As you see, it is very easy to control your television, whatever the brand, from your iPhone. All you need is one of these apps installed on your iPhone to turn it into a remote control.

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