How to Get Apple Tv Remote on iPhone

Alicia Santos

iPhone, Tutorials

Are you tired of constantly searching for your Apple TV remote? Well, you’re in luck!

With the latest updates from Apple, you can now use your iPhone as a remote control for your Apple TV. In this article, we will guide you through the steps to get the Apple TV remote on your iPhone.

Step 1: Install the Remote App

To get started, you need to install the “Apple TV Remote” app from the App Store. Open the App Store on your iPhone and search for “Apple TV Remote”. Once you find it, tap on “Get” and then “Install”.

Step 2: Connect to Your Apple TV

After installing the app, make sure that your iPhone is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Apple TV. Open the “Apple TV Remote” app on your iPhone.

In order to connect your iPhone to your Apple TV, tap on the “Add Device” button.

This will bring up a list of available devices. Select your Apple TV from the list.


If you have multiple Apple TVs in different rooms, make sure to select the correct one.

Step 3: Verify Connection

Once you have selected your Apple TV from the list, a four-digit code will appear on your television screen. You need to enter this code into the “Apple TV Remote” app on your iPhone to verify the connection.

Type in the code displayed on your television screen using the virtual keyboard in the app and then tap “Verify”. If entered correctly, a confirmation message will appear on both your iPhone and television screen.

Step 4: Start Using Your iPhone as a Remote

Congratulations! You have successfully set up the Apple TV remote on your iPhone. Now you can control your Apple TV using your iPhone.

Basic Controls

  • Swipe: You can swipe on your iPhone screen to navigate through the Apple TV menu.
  • Tap: Tapping on the screen will select an item or play/pause a video.
  • Volume Control: Use the volume buttons on the side of your iPhone to control the volume of your Apple TV.

Additional Features

In addition to basic controls, the “Apple TV Remote” app offers some additional features that enhance your viewing experience:

  • Keyboard: Instead of using the virtual keyboard on your television screen, you can use the keyboard in the app to type in text, search for movies or shows, and enter usernames and passwords.
  • Siri: The app also includes Siri functionality. You can use voice commands to search for content, open apps, and control playback.

The Convenience of Using Your iPhone as a Remote

The ability to use your iPhone as an Apple TV remote brings convenience to your entertainment experience. No longer do you need to worry about misplacing or replacing batteries for your physical remote. With just a few simple steps, you can transform your iPhone into a powerful remote control for your Apple TV.

If you have multiple iOS devices in your household, each device can be set up as a remote, allowing everyone in the family to control the Apple TV easily. So why wait? Install the “Apple TV Remote” app today and start enjoying this convenient feature!

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