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    App for TV Remote Control on Phone

    Hi all,

    I am looking into different apps for using a remote control to replace the lost remotes we have lost. Do you have any favorite apps for this or reccomendations from experience? One thing that may be a stickler for us is that we want to use them to control DirectTV receivers.


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    Well @wagscat123 I would say if you try searching over the Google PlayStore using the keyword "TV Remote" then you can get a number of application available for you ! But what you need to understand over here is in order to control TV your device must supports IR Blaster, if your device supports IR blaster then only you can use the application available other than that I don't think its going to work. Anyway can you tell use which device you own which you are trying to use with the app with ...

    Peter Carlos
    Rapidsoft Technologies

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    A DirecTV remote receiver from the mid-2000's, a Hitachi projector screen TV from the mid-2000's, and an old TV/VCR combination set. My phone is a Galaxy S5, and I just found out that there is an app "Peel" bundled by Samsung that I can get from the play store. I'll let you know how it works

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    Okay, having an S5 means yes you have IR blaster and good work too Peel App for samsung device allows you using your mobile device as a remote controller !

    Peter Carlos
    Rapidsoft Technologies

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