Turn Your Android Device Into A Universal Remote With These Apps

Smartphones replaced almost all gadgets into pocket friendly versions. A smartphone is a music player, video player, radio, television and even a universal remote. These days most of us have Smart TV’s, PC, Home Theaters and gaming consoles. A universal remote is capable of controlling all the gadgets, luckily these remotes are now replaced by our very own Android devices.

We selected thses great apps to turn your Android smartphone or tablet into a Universal Remote. Check out the below, do give it a try if you are looking for a remote control app for Android.

IR Universal remote

IR Universal Remote

IR Universal Remote turns your Android into a universal remote for almost all Televisions. Inorder to use this app your device must be infrared enabled. Using IR Universal Remote you can operate your TV, Cable Box, Radio, DVD, DVR, VCR, DSLR, Blu-Ray, CD, Audio, Air Con (A/C), Amplifier, Satellite, IP Camera via IR, AV Receiver and much more.

Unified Remote

Unified Remote

Unified Remote is a most popular remote app for Android, which allows you to operate your PC from Android. It turns your Android device into a WiFi or Bluetooth universal remote control for your Windows PC. Control your favorite programs, mouse, and keyboard.

mac remote


mac.remote is an Android app that lets you control iTunes, Spotify, Rdio, QuickTime, MPlayerX, VLC, Keynote, iPhoto on your Mac.If you are looking for a good looking Android remote to control media apps on Mac this app is for you.



Turns your phone into a remote control for your computer, allowing you to start and control movies and music at a distance. You can stream music from your computer to phone, control PowerPoint and image slide shows and navigate websites from phone.

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Remote for iTunes

Remote for iTunes

Remote for iTunes is a great app to operate your iTunes library from your Android via WiFi. Choose your favorite artists, genres, albums and playlists as if you’re at your PC or Mac. Play music on your computer and AirPlay speakers, and adjust volume with total control. Rate tunes, add to Up Next and more.

Rahul is the Editor-in-Chief at Thetechhacker, Phone Opinions, and Ask Hacker. After realizing an obsession with technology, he left his job career to write about technology.

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