How to Setup and Use Toshiba TV Remote App
Toshiba Smart TVs are widely recognized and known for their excellent display. SmartPhones has become a part of our life, offering a lot of conveniences to the users. Now, they are even replacing the conventional remotes that accompany the TVs usually. As the technology keeps improving, now we can comfortably control the Toshiba Smart TV using remote apps on our smartphones. It would greatly help when you’ve lost, misplaced, or even damaged your remote. Generally, Toshiba Smart TV runs on Android TV OS and Amazon Fire TV OS, so we can choose the remote app based on the operating system.
Among the wide variety of Toshiba Smart TV Remote apps, the best Toshiba TV Remote apps would be,
- Toshiba Android TV Remote Control app
- Roku Official Remote Control (Using Roku Streaming Stick)
- Toshiba Fire TV Remote app
- Remote for Toshiba TV app
- Toshy app
You can easily download all the Toshiba TV Remote apps and set them up instantly. These applications are available in the native stores of our smartphones, Play Store and App Store.
Android TV Remote Control
This app is compatible with most Android TV devices. You can also interact with the app using Voice commands which makes that process much easier. In addition, this remote control app is compatible with Toshiba TV, which runs on Android.
Androids users can download the Android TV Remote Service App from the Play store. But, for iPhone users, there is a different app under the name Android TV, which is available in the App Store.
. Turn on your TV, and ensure the mobile and the TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
. Install the app from the native stores and launch it.
. Continue by accepting all the terms and conditions and allowing the app to modify your smartphone.
. Select your Toshiba Android TV from the list of devices, and a PIN will appear on the TV display.
. Type the PIN on the app and tap Pair to connect the devices.
. Now, you can operate your Toshiba Android TV using the app.
Toshiba Amazon Fire TV Remote App
The Fire TV remote app is compatible with the Toshiba Smart TVs that work on Fire TV OS and supports voice search. This app allows users to control the TV, similar to a conventional remote, and has features including Settings, Channels, Playback, and more.
. Make sure to connect your smartphone and TV to the same Wi-Fi connection.
. Install the Amazon Fire TV app on your Android or iOS device from Google Play Store or Apple App Store.
. Launch the app and proceed by signing in with your Amazon account credentials.
. Now, it will start searching for the devices within its range.
. You’ll be provided with a list of devices if you have several devices that are compatible or connected to the same Wi-Fi connection.
. From the list, select your Toshiba TV.
. A PIN would appear on the TV, so enter the PIN to the mobile app to pair the device.
. Finally, you can use the remote control app to control your TV. On the app, you can also use the Voice key to give voice commands and the virtual Keyboard for typing.
If you have any issue with the Fire TV remote, there is always an option to reset the Fire TV remote and have it as a backup when the smartphone is not accessible.
Toshiba Roku TV Remote App
Toshiba does not come with a built-in Roku OS. However, you can turn the TV into a Roku TV by connecting Roku Streaming Sticks. Under such scenarios, you can use the Roku official Remote Control app if you want to control your Toshiba Roku TV. Alternatively, we can use this app when the Roku Remote is not working.
. Install the Roku Official Remote App for your smartphones from the Play Store or App Store.
. Ensure the phone and the smart TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
. Now, launch the app and click on the Devices option at the bottom right corner of the screen.
. Select your TV from the list of available devices.
. Finally, click on the Remote option available below the name of your device.
. Now, you can control the TV using the remote app.
Alternative Apps for Toshiba Smart TV
There are some reliable third-party applications available for both Android and iOS users. So, we can control the Smart TV using the smartphone at our convenience. We can try all the reliable apps and choose the best one that works for us.
Toshiba TV Smart Center App
It is a remote app that is developed specifically for Toshiba Smart Television. The app’s interface allows you to control your TV with utmost ease. Along with controlling your TV, you can also see information on program broadcasting and program details, record broadcasted programs, set program reminders, and share content from your smartphone to your TV.
. Both your smartphone and TV must be connected to the same Wi-Fi connection.
. Check whether Virtual Remote is turned on in the Settings of your TV.
. Depending on your device, download the app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
. Now, you can launch the app and select the Add TV option to choose your TV.
. Upon choosing, you can easily control your TV using the app. If prompted for a PIN, enter the PIN that appears on your TV screen.
Remote for Toshiba TV App
This app is not an official app by Toshiba. Toshiba has not launched any official remote app to control their TVs. It is still designed to operate your Toshiba TV and replicates the original remote control. This Toshiba Smart TV Remote app is available on Play Store only for Android users. It works on all Toshiba TVs. The app will automatically detect your TV using your smartphone’s infrared sensor. The only disadvantage is that you might get few advertisements while using the app.
Toshiba Smart TV Remote app is available on App Store for iOS users. It is free and will allow you to operate your Toshiba TV without any hindrance. It works on all Toshiba Smart TVs and automatically detects your TV, but ensure both devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. And the TV must be on while doing this process.
No, in most cases, you cannot. But having a smartphone with a built-in infrared blaster allows us to control the smart TV without Wi-Fi. Moreover, using a phone with an IR blaster, we will also be able to control the non-smart TV.
This app can turn the TV on or off if your TV is set to Active-Standby mode. And you can also cast content from your smartphone to TV.