Can you use an Apple TV remote on a Macbook Pro?

Can you use an Apple TV remote on a Macbook Pro?

The Siri Remote, which launched in 2015, has been designed specifically for the always-on Siri capable Apple TV and serves as a replacement for the original Apple Remote. It too will work with macOS devices — assuming you install a free third-party app called SiriMote for Mac.

Do any universal remotes work with Apple TV?

You can use a supported TV or receiver remote, a network-based remote for home-control systems, or an infrared remote (commonly known as a universal remote) to control Apple TV. If your TV or receiver supports HDMI-CEC, Apple TV uses the HDMI connection to allow it to be controlled by your TV or receiver remote.

Is there an alternative to the Apple TV remote?

The Function101 Button Remote does just that, providing a straightforward, old-school remote alternative that controls your Apple TV. Ditch that annoying Siri Remote, and say goodbye to that annoying voice function and hello to the buttons you’re used to.

Can you use a third-party remote with Apple TV?

If you’re not a fan of the Siri remote (or you’ve simply lost the tiny little thing), you might wish to use a third-party remote to control your Apple TV. Good news: You can use a third-party remote to control your Apple TV. It’s a super-simple, no frills process, so let’s dive in!

Does my Mac have an infrared receiver?

The only current* model of Mac with an infrared sensor is the Mac Mini. Other than Mac Mini and Apple TV, no Apple products have included a sensor since 2012.

How do I connect my universal remote to my Apple TV?

How to set up a universal remote to control your Apple TV

  1. Select Settings from the Home screen of your Apple TV.
  2. Select Remotes & Devices from the menu.
  3. Select Learn Remote.
  4. Make sure the universal remote is on and you are using an unused device setting.
  5. Select Start using the universal remote.

Does Apple TV remote work with any Apple TV?

Details: The Apple Remote (aluminum) ships with Apple TV (2nd and 3rd generation). It also works with other models of Apple TV, though functionality might be limited. The remote’s aluminum body has dedicated buttons for Menu and Play, and a round navigation button for pressing up, down, left, and right.

How do I pair Apple Remote with Apple TV?

Siri Remote or Apple TV Remote*

  1. Point your remote three inches away from your Apple TV.
  2. Press and hold Menu or Back and Volume Up for five seconds.
  3. If asked, place your remote on top of Apple TV to complete pairing.