Remote control App for Realme TV. How to control android TV using phone?

Smart TVs are now Android-powered! Your wall-mounted TV can now be controlled by your phone also. It doesn’t require an IR blaster on your phone, which means you can also control your TV over WiFi connected to the same network on YV and phone. Realme TVs are Android certified which can be controlled over phone using android remote apps available on the Play Store and App Store. In this guide, we will Remote control App for Realme TV and how to control android TV using phone.

Remote control App for Realme TV. How to control android TV using phone? 1

Methods to control Realme TV using phone –

There are numerous apps available on the internet which claim to be a remote control for your tv but won’t support every tv. The same case for Realme Tv. Many won’t list your Realme TV in their supported TVs list despite having an Android TV.

Apps with Wifi connection and IR blaster

There are two methods available to control TV using phone –

  1. Using Wifi Connection – Your phone and TV should be connected to a Wifi network. May users will be looking at an app that uses this feature.
  2. Using IR Blaster on the phone – Many smartphone brands provide IR blaster on their phones, especially Xiaomi/Mi phones. You can use the IR blaster to control your Realme TV.

We will see Remote Control App for Android as well as iPhone devices. We will see the methods which don’t require an IR blaster on your phone. For Xiaomi/MI phone users, we will also view the App to use your IR blaster.

Remote control App for Realme TV on ANDROID 📱

There are three apps that we have researched and found effective on android Phone for your Realme TV.

App1 – Goolge Play Movies and TV app

Google TV app is provided by Google and comes preinstalled on many phones. You can use this app to control your Android TV. As Relame TV is android certified, this App is fully supported on your TV. You will need a WIfi connection, and both TV and Phone should be connected to the same Wifi network.

Install Google Movies and TV app for Android

  1. Go to Playstore and Search Google TV, Install the App and wait for the installation to complete.
  2. Open the App and then allow the required permissions.
  3. Now, open your control center by swiping down from the top OR swiping up from the bottom.
  4. Click on Edit icons and then add the ‘Remote’ option.
  5. Now, tap on the remote option on the control center to open the remote control.
  6. The App will search for available TVs connected to the same wifi network.
  7. You have to authorize the connection by entering the Code Displayed on the TV screen.
  8. Now, you can control your TV using the button given on the virtual remote. The most common buttons are the four ways direction button, center button, back button, home button, and Google Assistant button. You can also get the Power ON/OFF button and Volume UP/DOWN button on Remote control App for Realme TV.

Here are some Control buttons available on the Android TV remote

Google TV remote app

  1. Four-way direction button
  2. Center button/OK button/Play Pause button.
  3. Back button
  4. Home button
  5. Google Assistant button
  6. Volume UP button
  7. Volume Down button
  8. Mute Button











App2 – Zank Remote – Android Remote for Realme TV

This is the most installed comprehensive Remote App used by android users. You have to install a companion app on your TV to help detect your TV on your phone.

Install Zank TV Remote

  1. First of all, enable the ‘Developer Options‘ in your Android TV.
  2. Then go to the developer option and then turn on the USB debugging option.
  3. Now, go to the play store and search Android Box Remote.
  4. Install the App on your TV and open it.
  5. Now, enable display over other apps ( Apps – special app access – display over other apps).enable display over other apps
  6. Also, enable Accessibility settings ( Device Preferences – Accessibility – Android Box Remote – Enable).enable accessibility for android box remote app
  7. Allow the USB debugging permission by clicking on Allow button.
  8. Now your TV is ready to be controlled by Android Phone.
  9. From your phone, Install Zank App from Playstore.
  10. Then click on Allow button to allow required permissions.
  11. Now, click on Search Icon at the remote screen, as shown on the below on search icon on zant tv app
  12. The app will search for available TV connected to the same wifi tv in zank app
  13. Click on the TV name Name shown on the reach results.
  14. Pairing is now completed! You can now control your TV from the Zank remote app.

Here are some control buttons are given on the App

zank tv remote app for android

    1. Four-way direction button
    2. Center button/OK button.
    3. Back button, Play/Pause button
    4. Home button
    5. Keyboard for typing
    6. Mouse Mode
    7. TouchPad mode
    8. Power ON/OFF button
    9. Volume UP/Down button
    10. Copy Paste button
    11. Google Assistant
    12. Screen Cast










App 3- Mi remote App ( For MI Users having IR blaster)

Mi users can use the preinstalled Mi remote app to control their Android TV using an IR blaster. You will not find the Realme TV in the TVs list on the Mi remote app, but you can use the different tv models and try pairing it with your tv; it will work as many brands use the same frequency for their remotes. I tried Videocon TV, and it is working perfectly with my Realme TV.

  1. On the Remote App, click on Add icon from the main screen.
  2. Select the TV brand from the list.
  3. If your TV is ON, select the ON button.
  4. Now, the App will ask you to press the Mute button. Point your phone towards the TV and press the mute button.
  5. If the TV volume gets muted, press the Yes button. Else, press the No button.
  6. Try with another mute option till your TV gets muted.
  7. The App will ask you such different controls if they work, and you will be paired with the best combination.
  8. Once the pairing is completed, you can now use your remote to control your Realme TV.

Here are some control buttons are given on the App –

Mi remote app

    1. Four-way direction button.
    2. Center button/OK button.
    3. Back button.
    4. Home button.
    5. Volume UP/DOWN button.
    6. Mute button.
    7. Dial Pad for number dialing.
    8. Power ON/OFF button.












Remote control App for Realme TV on iPhone 📱

We have found one helpful App for your iPhone which can control Realme TV.

The App name is – Universal Remote TV smart

Download Universal Remote TV smart for iPhone

  1. Install the App on your iPhone and open it.
  2. Make user your TV and iPhone are connected to the same wifi network.
  3. Now, the App will search for the available TVs and show you the TV name.
  4. Click on the TV name and then allow the pairing by accepting the request on your TV.
  5. Done, you can now control the TV using your iPhone.

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