Remote for Fire TV

Take control of your Fire TV

Features
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Remote

Use the app as a normal remote to control the Fire TV.

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Mouse

Have you sideloaded a web browser or other app that requires a mouse to function? No worries as the app can be used as a virtual mouse / touchpad.

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Auto Device Discovery

Auto detects your Fire TV or Fire TV Stick for simple setup. The app also has a manual ip address entry feature too.

Requirements
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Fire TV

The Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Edition, and Fire TV Cube are supported.

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Phone or tablet

Android phone or tablet.

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Companion App

This app must also be installed on the Fire TV.
See the help section below for additional details.

Help

How do I install the companion app on the Fire TV?

The companion app can be installed directly from the app store on the Fire TV by searching for 'Remote for Fire TV' or you can side load the app via the links below.

I know how to sideload apps on the Fire TV. Could I get the link to the companion app?

Note: You will need to view this page from a PC to download and install this file.
Here is the page URL: http://android.guidology.com/remoteftv/
Here is the file: http://android.guidology.com/remoteftv/remoteftv.apk

How do I install the client app on my phone or tablet?

The client app can be installed directly from the Amazon Appstore on your phone or tablet. If you need to install the Amazon Appstore please visit: https://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html?ie=UTF8&docId=1000626391

How do I enable adb debugging on the Fire TV?

Settings - System - Developer options
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Settings - Device - Developer options
ADB Debugging: ENABLED
Apps from Unknown Sources: ENABLED

Where can I find the IP Address of my Fire TV?

Settings - System - About - Network
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Settings - Device - About - Network

The mouse pointer moves but I can not click anything. Help?

Please verify that you have the latest version of the app installed on the Fire TV. Assuming the latest version is installed then a restart of the Fire TV will likely resolve the issue.
Note: The main Fire TV user interface does NOT support a mouse so it must be navigated via the d-pad buttons.

The mouse pointer moves but I still can not click anything. Help?

Please verify the app status says started in the lower left corner. If you continue to experience issues please contact support at the email address below.

I have other questions. Help?

Contact: androidtouchdev@gmail.com