TCL Android TV is one of the best smart TVs that you can use at home. It supports hundreds of apps in various categories. Further, it comes with a remote control to navigate the TV quickly. Have you ever thought of controlling your TV from your smartphone? Yes, you can control your TCL Android TV from your smartphone with the help of remote apps. There are a lot of remote apps available to use.
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How to Use TCL Android TV Remote App
Unlike Sony and Samsung Smart TVs, TCL doesn’t have any standalone app. Instead, they can use the remote app developed by Google. The app is called Android TV Remote Service (iOS – Android TV) and it can be installed on both Android and iOS devices. Apart from TCL, you can also use this app to control Smart TVs running on Android OS.
1. On your smartphone, go to Play Store (Android) or App Store (iPhone).
2. Search for the Android TV Remote Service app and choose the app from the search results.
3. Click Install to get the app on your smartphone.
4. After the installation, launch the app on your phone.
5. Make sure that your smartphone and TCL Android TV are connected under the same network connection.
6. When you launch the Android TV Remote Service app, it will search for the available Android TVs.
7. Choose the TCL Android TV name from the list shown.
8. Now, the TV will display a PIN on the screen.
9. Enter the PIN on your phone and tap the Pair option.
10. Now, the app is connected to your TV and you can start controlling the TV with the help of your smartphone.
11. By using the app, you can play content on the TV, adjust volume, install apps, text using the keyboard, and more.
12. Tap on the voice icon to enable the Google Assistant.
When you search for remote apps, you will find a lot of them to control your TV. Android TV. Here are a few applications that you can use to control TCL Android TVs.
- TCL TV Remote by Mobile-Care
- Remote Control for TCL TV by Frillapps
- MagiConnect by Shenzhen
Frequently Asked Questions
No, you cannot use TCL Roku TV remote app for Android TV.
Android TV Remote Service app is the best remote app for TCL Android TV.
If the TCL Android TV remote is not working, you can reset the remote, or replace the batteries, check for interferences.