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  1. Freedoom

    Freedoom New Member
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    Hi guys,

    I've been looking for an app that lets you change channels on tv. Do you know any app that is able to do this?

    Thanks
     

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  2. funkylogik

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    It depends on the phone hardware. Does it have infrared?
     
  3. Several Android devices now have an infrared emitter on the edge. My Tab 2 7" does, and I've set it up as a remote for my TVs and cable boxes.

    No app needed. ;)

    But, in Play Store, searching under "tv remote control," I see many. Have a look in there. :) Be sure to check the app descriptions for your device's compatibility.
     
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  4. Freedoom

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    I have Samsung galaxy note 2.

    Ok I'm going to take a look

    Thanks
     
  5. vosg

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    The Note 2 has no infrared I'm afraid. At least mine doesn't.
     
  6. Methos1979

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    If you use Netflix through a Roku box you can get a free app that allows you to control that and it works great! But unless your phone has the IR emitter, you won't be able to control a TV like a regular remote - no matter what the apps out there promise. And some of them can be deceptive.
     
  7. tcat007

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    I have a Panasonic Plasma with wifi. Panny has an app that lets you change channels, volume, settings. Works well. I would guess most brands have an app, and if you have a newer wifi TV you don't need IR. Why use it, the remote works.
     

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