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Adding IR sensor for your Phone

The world is getting compressed day by day into a small tool which we hold. The Mobile which we used back then to just call has now been utilized for calling, taking pics, watching and recording audios/ videos, Internet and name what not! Everyone knows what all can be done.  In this tutorial I’m giving a handful of information to use it as a unique remote for controlling different devices using IR feature of the Mobile phones. Read More – Stock Rom vs Custom Rom

Infrared IR Hardware

We have many household electronic equipments such as Air-Conditioners, TV, recently launched Smart TV, and even Camera these days have IR remote. Now, what if I tell you that you can control all these under a single roof of application?! Sounds good right? Let’s start today’s topic which gives you the steps to be followed to get acquainted with such feature in your mobile. Read More – Increase Internal Rom SIZE After RootBut any individual can fire a question, why do I even need one such feature. It’s because mobiles are always with you.  It avoids you to search for the remotes here and there all the times (happens with me most of the times). But, these are compatible with only those devices which have IR blaster present. We Listed Some OF Inbuilt Infrared IR.

  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, Note3, Note 3 Neo, Note 4, Note 8,  S4, S4 Mini, S4 Active,  , S5, S5 Active, S5 Duos, S5 Mini, S6, S6 Edge, S6 Active, S7, S8, S8 Plus, ( There is No IR in S7 Edge) Galaxy Mega, Galaxy J,
  • LG G2, G2 Mini,G3, G3 S (Vigor),Optimus F6, Optimus G Pro, Optimus L9 II, G Flex, G Pro Lite, Spirit H, GPro 2, LG G Vista, LG Volt, G Flex 2, G4, V10, G5, V20,LG L90
  • Huawei Honor 6, 6 Plus, Honor 7, Honor 8, Mate 9[3], P9, P9 Plus
  • Xiaomi Mi 4, Redmi Note 2, Redmi Note 2 Prime, Mi 4C, Redmi Note3 Pro, Redmi 3s Prime, Redmi Note 3, Redmi 3, Mi 5, Mi 4S, Redmi Note4, Max
  • Sony Xperia ZL, Z Xperia Z1 (Japanese version),
  • Oppo Mirror 5, 5S, F1s
  • HTC One M7, M8, M9, M9+, Max
  • ZTE Grand Memo II LTE, Grand X Max, Nubia X6, Nubia Z7, Nubia Z7 Max, Grand X Max+, Nubia Z9, NUBIA Z11, Nubia Z5S
  • Panasonic P55 Novo
  • Ulefone Power, Vienna
  • Gionee Marathon M5
  • LeEco Le 2, Le 2 Pro, Le Max 2
  • Lenovo Vibe X3
  • Let Le 1s, LeMax
  • Medion P10341

IF there is No Infrared IR Hardware?

If Your Device Has not Infrared IR Blaster then you can Oder IR Blaster from Ebay or other Shopping Sites, Normally It cost wil be $2 -$5.

Infrared IR Hardware

Apps which are handy to get the feature

  1. AnyMote– Smart Remote Control

Anymote is one such app which one should really try if you have IR blaster in your phone. The User interface which the app provides makes you fall in love with the app. Easy to configure as which device you want to control. You can control Air-Conditioner, Audio-Video System, DSLR Camera, Media-Manager, Housing Equipment s, Video-projector, Set-top box inside a single simplified user friendly application.

Not only these, there are some features which makes you might amaze you. One such feature is that you can add automated tasks like mute the volume on TV ,If you are getting a call. I hope you will try this app for sure. Read More – Enable OTG support on Android Device

  1. Asmart remote IR

The AnyMote app which I explained was a feature packed application, which might be complex for some users.

So, for those who feel so can download and start using Asmart which is also a better option. You can create different rooms depending on your choice with sets of remotes and easily switch between them using the tabs at the top. Read More – After Root, What can Do 

Just click on the plus mark on the top right corner to create a new room. The user interface is also good.

SURE Universal Remote

If you did not like the interface or any other features of the above mentioned apps, then you can try another app called Sure Universal remote app.  IR and wireless devices both works on this. You can switch between the remotes quickly as it’s too easy to handle. I hope you will all utilize these tips as you have an added advantage of IR blaster installed in your phone. Read More  : Find My Device’s Chipset Name

Another interesting feature of these apps is that you can have the back-up of remote settings and can share with your friends, community people.  You can go for Pro-versions to avoid unnecessary ads in between.

I hope you liked this small technology guiding post. I have also made some useful tutorials, and you can visit any of the  tutorials if you are interested. Hope this helps, Thanks!

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