Hello MIUIers, hope you are doing well. Today we talk about Mi Remote feature which comes in Xiaomi Phones. If your Xiaomi phone has IR blaster (infrared blaster) then you can easily control your home appliance like your TV, AC (Air Conditioner), DTH Setup box, Camera, Music Player etc. You can control any device through your Xiaomi Phone which is controlled by the remote. You just need to configure your device settings on your Xiaomi phone and you are ready to control all these things. So here we talk about steps to configure official Mi remote app to control our home appliances like TV, AC, Set up box, music player, camera etc.
How to Check my phone comfortable or not to control devices via the remote function:
IR Blaster, this is only one thing which is required in order to control home appliances through phone remote. If your Xiaomi phone has IR Blaster hardware then you can use this function. Now a days all Xiaomi phones comes with IR blaster like Redmi Note 4, Redmi Note 3, Redmi 3s, Redmi 3s Prime, Mi Max, Mi Max 2, Mi 4, Mi 5, Mi 6 all have IR blaster hardware so you can enjoy this remote control functionality on your phone.
Steps to configure Mi Remote App to Control TV/AC/Setup box:
it’s not hard to configure your Xiaomi device to control your home appliances. you just need to perform some easy steps to configure device settings on your Xiaomi phone.
Follow Below steps to setup Mi Remote App on your Xiaomi phone:
- Open Mi Remote app (Check tools section you will find there)
- Now choose to Add remote and select your device category like Mi TV, TV, Set-up Box, AC, Fan, Box, AV receiver, DVD Player, Projector, Camera etc.
- Once you choose the category, Then Choose Company and Model name.
- Now mobile download some files from internet.(Make sure Internet working in your mobile)
- Now app asks to press some buttons on remote and app also want a confirmation that is device respond or not.
- All Set, Done.
After following above steps you can easily control your home devices through your Xiaomi mobile. This IR blaster works on all MIUI versions no matter which is MIUI 7, MIUI 8 or latest MIUI 9 ROM. So don’t worry about MIUI ROM versions. just launch Mi Remote App and setup your device easily. how ever if you still need to change your ROM version then you can flash latest MIUI 9 ROM on your device through the help of this article. MIUI 9 flash guide in Redmi Note 4.
If you are facing issues during set-up box configuration then please delete saved device list and try again. before try please clear the cache data via the cleaner app.
If your device not listed then you need to wait for some time to update device list by MIUI team or you can try any other IR control app which suits your device manufacturing company. If you are facing trouble to connect your mobile through IR control to your set-up box Airtel, Dish TV, Videocon DTH, Tata Sky, Sun TV Free DTH, Direct 2 Home then don’t need to worry. Follow above specified steps to control these devices via easy way.
If you are facing a problem during Mi Remote app during TV configuration like Micromax TV, Samsung TV, BPL TV, Intex TV, Panasonic TV, Sony TV, VU TV, LG TV etc. then please clear cache data and try again.
Soon we share top alternative IR Apps which perfectly fulfill your all need to control your home appliances.