How to Use Samsung TV Remote [SmartThings] App
On Samsung Smart TVs, you can now watch your favorite videos and movies, listen to music, and more using the Smart Hub feature. To control the Smart hub, all you need is the TV Remote. If you have lost your TV remote or when your TV remote is not working anymore, you can use the smartphone as an alternative. Samsung has developed a free SmartThings Remote App application that can be accessed via mobile devices to control Samsung TV.
SmartThings app work as a remote control to monitor and control all your smart home devices or Samsung appliances. SmartThings app will be compatible with all smart devices released after 2017. We can use this app as it is a convenient and easier way to control the TV. The free Samsung TV remote is available for both devices, including iPhone and Android.
What You Can Do With Samsung TV Remote App
You can perform the following functionalities,
- Adjust the volume
- Switch between channels
- Adjust brightness on the TV device
- Turning On or Off the TV
- Switch between various apps like YouTube, Netflix, etc.
- Check the status of smart home devices.
How to Use Samsung TV Remote App
. Download and install the application on the device from the respective store.
. Open the SmartThings app on your Mobile device.
. Click on the Add Device option, as it will take a few minutes to search for the TV you want to control.
. Select the Samsung TV device by checking the name and pairing it with the mobile.
. A new note would pop. Click on the TURN ON option to enable the Cloud Control option.
. Now, wait until the Smart TV connects with your mobile device.
. Finally, the Samsung TV remote app will be paired with the device. Now, we can enjoy watching TV without the default remote as the mobile remote is ready to use.
Best Alternative Remote Application for Samsung TV
1). Sam Remote: It is a Virtual Tv remote controller. You can only control your Smart TV using this app. This app can also be used to Turn OFF your TV, but you need to Turn ON your TV manually.
2). Universal TV Remote Control: It is one of the most popular apps used by 75% of people. It is quite easier to use. All you need is a Smart TV and this App with a Wi-Fi connection. If you have Samsung TV, all the buttons and the functionalities of the remote and the application will match.
3). Mi Remote Controller: Mi remote can control your electric appliances with your phone. This app supports various models of TV and other electronics. This app won’t work with the older TV versions and is available by default on the Mi mobile devices.
4). Anymote: It is a Universal Remote App to control your TV. Using this app, you can also control your Home theatre equipment like media players, smart speakers, or AC.
5). SURE – Universal Smart TV Remote: It is one of the Free IR Remote apps that allows you to control your TV and one million people worldwide are using this application.
Unfortunately, most apps require a Wi-Fi connection. If your phone has IR Blaster built in, some TV remote apps like Universal TV Remote, Smart IR remote, or Anymote can be used without Wi-Fi.
You can use the SmartThings app to control the older versions of your Samsung Smart TV. However, some other TV Remote apps control Non-Smart TVs too.
Yes. The Smart TV remote app is available in apk format.
Yes. We can also use the Mac or iPad device to control the Smart TV, but the only thing is that both devices should be connected to the same Wi-Fi.