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Questions tagged [remote.app]

Remote is an iOS app from Apple that lets you remotely control your iTunes library or Apple TV over Wi-Fi

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iOS 12.2 Control Center Remote Control Finds no TVs

We have two Apple TV 4s and a number of iOS devices. After the iOS 12.2 update, my iPhone XS would not find the TV called LIVING ROOM but would work with PORCH just fine. I uninstalled the Remote app, ...
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What are the various ways to skip a song on youtube on 3rd generation Apple TV using the iOS remote app or Apple Watch remote app

What are the various ways to skip a song on youtube on Apple TV using the iOS remote app or Apple Watch remote app? Currently, it seems like the easiest way to do this is to just fast forward till ...
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Failing to Connect Remote App to AppleTV (4th Gen), While Screen Sharing Works

I don't have access to my proper AppleTV remote to control my AppleTV (4th Gen), but that's no problem because I can use the Remote app on an iPhone and iPad. The Remote app was working fine until ...
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How do I get Apple TV 3rd Gen to connect to new Wi-Fi settings with no remote and a TV too far away for ethernet cable connection?

After a lightning strike I needed a new modem. Now I want to connect my existing Apple TV to my new Wi-Fi network. My Apple remote is not paired as I always used an iPhone and iPad as my remote. The ...
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How do I pair iOS Remote with iTunes?

I'm using iOS 10 on an iPhone 6, with the latest Remote app (updated today). I want to use it to control iTunes on my MacBook Pro, running OS 10.11.6. Both devices are on the same wi-fi network and ...
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How to use Apple TV without a working remote?

My Apple remote's battery died. I can get to the start screen of Apple TV by unplugging the device, but I can't seem to get further than that without the remote. That means I can't activate the Apple ...
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Is there Spotify-Connect-Equivalent functionality for Apple Music?

I have an Apple Music subscription and iTunes 12.2 on an HTPC (Windows) which his my primary music player. I want to use my iPhone to control what I play. I've tried the Apple Remote app, which works, ...
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Switch music playing from iPod to Mac when getting home

is there a way to automatically 'transfer' the music you hear on your iPod touch (4. generation) to the Mac? What I want to do: I am listening to music while I am on my way back home. I get home and ...
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Open Ports and Network Config Needed For Home Sharing

At work, I cannot get home sharing to work with the iOS Remote app to see my Macbook Pro's iTunes instance. Both the laptop and the iOS devices are connected to the same network (have tried both wi-fi ...
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Remote app won't connect, says “Turn on home sharing”

After an update installed, none of my iOS devices recognize my Apple TV from the Remote App. They just say "Turn on Home Sharing..." When I go through the "add remote" wizard, I see a disabled music ...
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Remote app on iPad regularly loses connection to Mac

I'm using a Mac mini with an external 3TB hard drive to run my audio system. I'm controlling iTunes on the Mac mini using Apple's Remote app on my iPad. My problem is that Remote seems to lose the ...
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iTunes doesn't recognize iPhone's remote app

A bit of info about my configuration OS X: Mavericks iOS: 7.1.1 Hardware: iPhone 5s and BacBook Pro (Late 2013) They are both on same Wifi network. Problem iTunes doesn't recognize iPhone's remote ...
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Apple TV (headless) + Home Sharing + Remote stops playback after one song

I have the following setup: iMac (2013) with iTunes (11) and Home Sharing enabled Apple TV (3rd gen) with Home Sharing enabled, no HDMI connected only optical digital out to my DAC iPhone 4 with ...
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Is there any way to use iOS Remote to control an Apple TV without Home Sharing?

This is an office environment and while we all have iPhones and would like to use Remote with the Apple TV we don't want to all use the same Home Sharing account to do so.
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OS X as X Window Server

Is it possible to serve Mac applications like iPhoto over a network to X Window clients? Our problem is that a broken Graphics card is causing a lot of stripes etc on the screen. Other remote ...
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Can I restart iTunes remotely from my iPhone/iPad?

I am running iTunes, 10.6.1 on my Mac mini running OS X Lion 10.7.4. This Mac mini has my entire media library including a ton of DVDs that were ripped and transcoded to work on Apple TV. I have 3 of ...
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iPhone/iPad unable to see iMac/Apple TV until router reboot (affects AirPlay, Remote app, Wi-Fi sync)

Every few days my iPhone (4) and/or iPad (3rd generation) lose their ability to "see" my iMac and/or Apple TV on the network. This means: The Remote app shows zero sources available for Home Sharing (...
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iPhone Remote App Is Very Latent In Controlling Large iTunes Library

I have a fairly large iTunes (v10.6) library of music (425 gigabytes) running on a Windows 7 Professional, 64 bit, i7 Quad Core with 8 Gigabytes of memory, Dell computer. My internal network is ...
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Can Apple Remote app wake up an Apple TV 2?

Is it possible to wake up an Apple TV 2 using the Apple Remote app on an iPhone or iPad rather than using the remote that comes packaged with the Apple TV 2?
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iOS Remote.app URL Scheme

I've discovered that Apple's Remote.app on iOS has a URL scheme. Opening remote:// opens the app. Does anyone know of any other ways to, say, open a certain playlist/shared library via this URL scheme?...