How to transform your Apple iPhone 6s Plus into a remote control

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How to transform your Apple iPhone 6s Plus into a remote control

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How to transform your Apple iPhone 6s Plus into a remote control

Your remote may not work anymore, or you may want to turn your Apple iPhone 6s Plus into a remote control so you don’t have too many devices on your coffee table.

Do not worry, it is possible to switch your Apple iPhone 6s Plus into a remote control, and we will show you through this article how to do so. We’ll begin with how to use the third-party apps available in the Play Store.

Then we will focus on the big box-providers like Orange, Free, SFR or Bouygues which sometimes offer their own applications for the Apple iPhone 6s Plus.

Finally, we will discuss the case of the iOS application ‘iOS TV Remote Control’ specific to iOS TV, usable on your Apple iPhone 6s Plus.

How to transform your Apple iPhone 6s Plus into a remote control

Important : it can only work if you have a working infrared sensor and transmitter on your Apple iPhone 6s Plus, except for the iOS TV method, since it uses the Wi-Fi network.

Applications to switch your Apple iPhone 6s Plus into a remote control

Many applications allow you to switch your Apple iPhone 6s Plus to a TV remote control. Warning, operators like Free may not have an infrared sensor on their box, most of these applications could not work with the Freebox. We refer you to the second paragraph of this article to switch your Apple iPhone 6s Plus into a remote control for Freebox. As for other normal boxes and televisions, your Apple iPhone 6s Plus can do the trick. Simply type ‘TV remote control’ on the Play Store of your Apple iPhone 6s Plus and you will see a large selection of apps allowing so. Look closely at the comments of users to sort out these applications.

How to transform your Apple iPhone 6s Plus into a remote control

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In particular, an application like ‘Peel Smart Remote’ allows you to use the infrared of your Apple iPhone 6s Plus to navigate between the channels of your TV. Once this application is downloaded, you just have to open it, choose your country and your TV provider.

Let yourself be guided through the menu to transform your Apple iPhone 6s Plus into a TV remote. Usually, we recommend that you restart your TV so that it accepts the new remote.

Do not use two remote controls at the same time as this may affect the operation of your Apple iPhone 6s Plus as a remote control. Also, do not move your Apple iPhone 6s Plus too far from your TV to keep an optimal signal. In case of difficulties, do not hesitate to ask an expert or a friend who knows about it for more information.

It may be that some TV brands or older TVs do not accept your Apple iPhone 6s Plus as a remote control. The best way to find out is to test your Apple iPhone 6s Plus as a remote control.

Operators Free, Orange, Bouygues, SFR or others working with your Apple iPhone 6s Plus as a remote control

Some operators such as Free may not have an infrared receiver on their box. In this case, the best is to go through the Wi-Fi to remotely control your TV by your Apple iPhone 6s Plus.

Just find the application dedicated to your operator in the Play Store of your Apple iPhone 6s Plus by entering the name of your operator then ‘TV remote control’. You will then come across a choice of applications to switch your Apple iPhone 6s Plus into a TV remote control for your box. Do not hesitate to take only the best rated ones and those whose comments seem good to you.

Use iOS TV Remote Control to turn your Apple iPhone 6s Plus into a remote control

A flagship application to transform your Apple iPhone 6s Plus into a remote control is to use the iOS TV Remote Control application.

This option is available only on a limited number of TVs however, because you need iOS TV on your television.

If you do not have iOS TV installed on your TV, we recommend going to the next chapters of this article.

Normally not installed on your Apple iPhone 6s Plus, you should be able to easily get iOS TV Remote Control on the Play Store by typing that name into the search bar.

Once installed, just open this application and verify that the iOS TV and your Apple iPhone 6s Plus are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Open the application on your Apple iPhone 6s Plus and you should see ‘iOS TV’ appear.

To associate your phone and your TV, simply enter the code that appears on the TV. Here you have a remote control for your iOS TV via your Apple iPhone 6s Plus!