How to Setup and Use TCL TV Remote App
With the ongoing technological development, who wouldn’t love to control the TV using their Smartphones? If you are a person who owns a TCL TV, then you are in the right place. Is there a TCL TV Remote app? Yes, you can control your TCL Smart TV using the regular remote or a TCL TV Remote app. It would be helpful when the regular remote stops working. Several apps are available to control your TCL TV using your smartphones. Fortunately, we can control the TV with smartphones running on any operating system, including Android and iOS.
TCL Smart TV Remote Apps
We have some reliable remote applications that help us control the TV using our smartphone. With this application, we will be able to perform all the functions similar to the regular remote.
1. Android TV Remote Service App
2. Roku Remote Control
3. TCL TV Remote Control App
Android TV Remote Service App
If you own a TCL TV that runs on Android OS, then we will be able to use this App.
. Download the Android TV Remote app on your smartphone either from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.
The app will be available under the name Android TV Remote service for Android users and Android TV for iOS users.
. Connect both the devices to the same Wi-Fi connection.
. Post connecting, launch the application on your smartphone.
. For the first time, the app will search the nearby Smart TVs, where we can choose the TCL Android TV from the list.
. Enter the PIN on your TV screen into the mobile app.
. By doing so, we can control the TCL TV using your phone.
Here, we can control TCL Google TV using the remote app. Though TCL Android TV and Google TV run on different Operating systems, both are developed by Google.
TCL Roku TV Remote Control App
If you own a TCL Roku TV, you can utilize the Roku-Official Remote Control app.
. Download the Roku TV-Offical Remote Control app on your Android or iPhone devices from Google Play Store or Apple App Store.
. Ensure to connect the smartphone and the TV to the same Wi-Fi connection.
. Launch the app and navigate the Devices tab at the bottom right corner of the screen.
. Choose the TCL Roku TV device you wish to pair from the list of devices.
. Complete the PIN verification process by entering it in the mobile app.
. Click the Remote icon available under your TV name to control your TCL Roku TV.
If you face any issue with the Roku TV Remote App, or if the Roku Remote App is not working, you do the basic troubleshooting to rectify the issue.
TCL TV Remote Control App
Though this is not an official app by TCL, it provides the comfort of controlling your TCL TV using your smartphone. It also offers us unique features like mirroring DLNA, shaking and voice controls, sleep timer, media player, and more. But the major drawback of this app is that it can be used only with phones with a built-in infrared sensor. Some phones with IR Blaster include Samsung Galaxy S, Note 4, LG G3/G4/G5, HTC ONE, Xiaomi Mi/Redmi, and so on.
. Download the app from the Google Play Store, which is available only for Android devices.
. Launch the app, and you can control the TCL TVdirectly using a smartphone with an IR blaster.
. Ensure the smartphone and the TCL Smart TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
. This app possesses a variety of remote models, so we will be able to choose the remote depending on the TV, which can either be operating on Roku or Android OS.
Alternative Remote Apps for TCL TV
Apart from the apps mentioned above, there are several other TCL TV Remote Control apps that you can use to control your TCL Smart TV. These applications are available for smartphones in their native store, making it easy for the users to control their Smart TVs.
SURE Universal Remote App
This app is available only for Android users and can be downloaded from Play Store. However, it is much similar to the Roku app making it easy to use. The remote can control the device using voice assistance and share the content from phone to TV. This application not only allows us to control TV devices but also other smart home integration as well. Most importantly, it would help smartphones and basic mobiles with an in-built IR blaster. So, this remote can control TVs with both Wi-Fi and IR sensors.
Peel Universal Smart TV Remote Control
It is always easy to use one universal Remote control to control all the smart equipment under one roof. Using an Android smartphone app available in Google Play Store, you can control your TCL TV. You can also use the voice assistant with the app to control smart devices.
TCLee – Remote for Roku TV
The TCL Roku TV Remote is free on the Apple App Store. It is much similar to Roku Remote app and allows you to control TCL Smart TVs and TCL Roku TVs. Ensure you have the same Wi-Fi connection for your iPhone and TV, as you cannot use the TCL Roku TV Remote app without Wi-Fi.
TCL TV Universal Remote App
The app is available under Universal TV Remote Control in Google Play Store and Universal Remote TV Smart in Apple App Store. Similar to the other apps, this app also mimics the functionality of your TV remote and is compatible with the TCL Smart TVs. The only requirement is that the phone and TV be connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
Connecting the app to your Smart TV is almost similar irrespective of the app. With all these options, you can easily access your TV function, even if you have misplaced or damaged your remote.
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No, you cannot. You need an internet connection to go through the steps. You can use your mobile hotspot if you do not have a Wi-Fi connection in your home.
First, check whether both your phone and TV are updated to the latest software version along with the app. Ensure proper network connection. Try uninstalling and installing the app back again. Also, try restarting your devices.