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iTunes Remote App

Remote is a free app that you can download on the app store and use to remotely to control your computer’s iTunes library and your Apple TV from your iPhone®, iPad®, or iPod Touch®

With Remote app, you can control iTunes on your computer and play music in multiple rooms at the same time with Airhome

You can also use Remote app to control your Apple TV and play audio from movies and TV shows with Airhome

First, make sure your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple TV, and computers are all connected to the same Wi-Fi® network and then turn Home Sharing ‘On’ for each device

 

To Setup Home Sharing

On iTunes

  1. Open iTunes on your Mac or PC
  2. Go to File > Home Sharing > Turn On Home Sharing
  3. Select ‘Done’
  4. Sharing will become visible when other computers on the Wi-Fi
    network are detected with Home Sharing turned on
  5. Enter your Apple ID and password when prompted
    *Use the same ID on all devices
  6. Click ‘Turn On Home Sharing’
  7. Setup complete!


Use the steps listed above to add additional computers on your Wi-Fi network.

On Apple TV

  1. On Apple TV, go to
    Settings > Computers
  2. Select ‘Turn On Home Sharing’
  3. Enter your Apple ID and password when prompted
    *Use the same ID on all devices


Use the steps listed above to add additional Apple TV’s on your Wi-Fi network.

To Turn On Home Sharing

Using Remote App

  1. Confirm your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Mac or PC
  2. Open the Remote app on your iOS device
  3. Turn on Home Sharing in the Remote app
  4. Sign in to Home Sharing
    *Use the same ID on all devices


After setup Remote will automatically pair all devices on the Wi-Fi network  so you can start controlling them.

Once Home Sharing is configured on all your devices, Remote app can be used to play music from iTunes to multiple rooms with Airhome

First, open the Remote app on your iOS device and select a connected computer iTunes music library

Next, select a song from the music library and press Play

Begin playing the song and then press the AirPlay icon next to the volume control to reveal the Airhome rooms list

Now select ‘Multiple’ in the top left corner of the screen

Put a checkmark next to each room you want to stream audio to with Airhome and turn it up!

Once Home Sharing is configured on all your devices, Remote app can be used to play audio from Apple TV movies and TV shows with Airhome

First, open the Remote app on your iOS device and select a connected Apple TV

Next, while your Apple TV is playing, press the 3 lines icon at the bottom left and your movie will stop and display a menu

This is what the menu looks like when your Apple TV is interrupted.

Using the directional pad on your Remote app, navigate up to the right to the ‘Speakers’ menu.

Select your preferred Airhome listening room such as the “Bedroom” and then press the ‘Play’ button.

When your movie begins playing again, you will see an AirPlay icon on the right side of the transport bar to indicate Apple TV is now connected to Airhome.

To adjust the volume while the Apple TV is playing, simply open the Airhome app and ‘tap’ the room to reveal the volume slider and then turn it up!

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