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How to Set Up Android TV Remote Guide


Android TV Remote Control is an app that lets the users control their Android TV (any brand and model) on the Android device as a remote.

 To pursue this users have to synchronize the two devices via Bluetooth or connect both devices to the same WiFi network.

It can also act as a backup option when the original remote misplaces or gets damaged and becomes unusable, also due to the battery not working or due to some external defect to the remote. 

It is also cool to operate on an iOS or Android phone or any other device, the best use of the advancement of technology. 

If a user’s phone has an IR blaster, the user can download a TV-remote app like AnyMote Smart IR Remote

It not only works as a TV Remote control but also receives an IR signal to set-top boxes, DVD and Blu-ray players, stereo equipment,  air-conditioning systems, and many more.

In case the user wants to use the phone as a Tv remote without internet wifi then the user has to ensure that the phone has an in-built IR blaster or get an external IR blaster. 

Steps to Set up the Android TV and remote

It’s simple and easy to set up the Android TV with the remote. Follow the steps mentioned below:

Users have to ensure that they have a good internet or network connection, and an active google account.

Connecting Android remote on ON iPhone:

Step 1: Connect the Android TV

If Android TV is built into the TV, plug it into an outlet and turn it on and in the case of a separate Android TV device, the user will need to connect it to the TV monitor to do this user has to

  • Turn off the TV or monitor.
  • Connect the Android TV device to the TV or monitor with the HDMI cable.
  • Plug the Android TV device into an outlet.

Step 2: To pair the remote user needs to turn on the TV or monitor.

To select the right input for the android tv.com/setup device, press the Source or Input. the user should find an image of a TV, a remote, and a timer.

Follow the on-screen instructions to pair the remote.

When the remote connects to the TV, a checkmark appears on the screen. 

Step 3: Set up the Android TV on the device

  • ​If the user hasn’t already, choose a language before starting the sign-up process.
  • When the TV says, “Quickly set up the TV with the Android phone?” Use the remote to choose Skip. 
  • Connect to Wi-Fi, the system may need time to update.
  • Choose Sign in and then use the remote.
  • Sign in to the Google Account.
  • To finish the setup, follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Set up a hotspot for the Android TV
  • Users can connect the Android TV to the internet with mobile data.

Important: Make sure that the user has Cellular Data turned on.

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