Not many people are familiar with the IR blaster on Android devices, one of its features is the ability to turn and Android device into a TV remote control. There are many apps on Google play but only few actually do the job effectively. Listed below are the best TV remote apps for Android devices in 2018.
Best TV Remote Apps for Android Devices
Peel Universal Smart TV Remote Control
With over 50 million downloads Peel Remote app is among the best-rated TV apps for Android. The app is a universal one and does not only works for TV, but Peel will also serve as a remote control for your Satellite box, streaming media players (Apple TC, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox) and home appliances. Peel has a friendly UI and it is very easy to set up.
The app works by default on devices with IR blaster for those that do not it still connects with WiFi. Download here from Google Play.
Twinone TV Remote
Twinone is a free universal TV remote app with a user-friendly interface for your mobile phone. To control your TV, Satellite or any other appliance just open the app and select the one you want to use. The app only works on smartphones with IR blasters. If you ever find yourself on a vacation and there is no remote control for you, Twinone is the app for you.
Anymote Smart IR Remote
Smart IR is arguably the best Android universal remote app for TVs and home appliances. Developed by Anymote, the app works over infrared blaster or WiFi with TV, Smart TVs and appliances like DVD, VCR, DSLR camera, Air conditioner and lots more.
SURE Universal Smart TV Remote
SURE is all-in-one control for all smart TVs you can think of, it also supports Alexa integration and can be controlled with voice command. Apart from being a media streamer it also works with home appliances like Air conditioner, cable box and can be used for home automation.
Going away from Smart TVs, Unified Remote app for Android works with your Windows, Mac and Linux PCs. It comes pre-loaded with support for programs including media players, presentations, screen mirroring, power control and much more. Some of its features include: server password protection and encryption for added security can control other devices including Raspberry Pi and Arduino Yun.