Best Firestick Remote Apps | Control TV With Mobile [2023]


Last Updated on 1 year by Amelia Johansson

Is your Firestick remote not working? Or you just lost it at your home? Then don’t worry. Here is the list of some best Firestick Remote Apps that will 100% solve that problem.

In the digital world, using a standard remote control sometimes looks awkward, or even sometimes, we cannot find it easily.

In most cases, people who have kids in their Homes face this problem as their kids play with it, and they lost it somewhere.

At that time, what happens when your favourite show is about to be broadcast? You will surely become angry but hey, don’t get mad I have the solution for you. Just make sure you read this complete guide and don’t skip any part of it.

If you just skip any part of this guide, then you may not find the correct information, so I would recommend sticking to the end.

And I am sure it won’t waste your precious time because everything provided on my website always works fine.

If you are willing to buy a new remote then check out: Best Universal Remote For FireStick 2023

Why Use Firestick Remote Apps


Everyone around the world is aware of Amazon’s best-selling product which is Firestick. It converts the normal TV into a Smart Android TV and provides almost every feature that an Android phone has.

With the help of this, we can install our favourite apps like YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, etc. even though we have an option to use Alexa, the voice assistant of Amazon. Having this Fire Stick gives us another feature, which is using a virtual Remote app to operate our TV.

There are many reasons for using Remote Applications instead of the original remote, the first reason I already mentioned above. That is if you have kids in your home and most of the time play with the TV remote and lost it.

Another reason could be we always use our mobile phone and sometimes we forget where we keep that remote. In this case, we have already our phone in hand, then why should we need another device to perform some action?

I hope you understand why it is necessary to have a virtual application instead of an original remote. Now we are ready to move to our list, which is given below.

Top 8 Best Firestick Remote Apps

If we search on the internet, we find too many results related to our topic, but the problem is most of these apps don’t work as we expected. Some of them don’t even connect, and some of them are paid or contain too many ads.

The apps that I am going to share with you are tested by myself and are working 100%.

1. Amazon FireTV Remote


This is the official Remote Application of Amazon Firestick and is free to use. It is available for Android OS, iOS, and even for FireOS for free. This is light in size, so it doesn’t occupy much space on your device.

The usage is also very simple; it requires signing in with the same account you are using on your FireTV. When the sign-in completes it will then show all the TVs that are associated with that account now from the list choose the TV that you want to use it.

With FireTV Remote, you will get the compatibility of Alexa voice assistant; isn’t it a great deal? Instead of this, it has smooth controls, and you will see every app that is installed on Firestick. From this list, choose the app you want to launch and just tap on it.

To use this app, you will be required to connect to the same WiFi as TV is connected. It will give you easy controls to move from one place to another. Instead of this, you will get a Keyboard option directly on the app to search for anything.

2. CeTusPlay Remote


Another best Firestick remote that I am going to share with you is the CeTusPlay. Just like the above app, this is also totally free to use, and it doesn’t even contain any ads.

This doesn’t only support a single FireTV, but this can be used on LeEco Android TV, Amazon Fire TV/Fire TV Stick, Nvidia Shield TV, Google Nexus Player, Globalsat GS500, Xiaomi Mi Box, and so on.

To use this app, you have to download it on both FireTV and Android devices as well. This is also useful on iOS devices, and it can be downloaded from the App Store quickly.

CeTusPlay supports several mods like Mouse Mod, to use the apps that support mouse cursor, Touchpad mode to easily navigate from one place to another. The third is the Keyboard, to type anything and search on FireTV easily.

3. Harmony Remote for Firestick


Another best application to control FireTV Stick using the Android device. Just like other mentioned apps, this doesn’t use WiFi connectivity. But instead, it requires to have Bluetooth pairing which is also very good and has the best range.

Harmony is all one application that can be used for various functions as you can Control connected lights, locks, blinds, thermostats, Dim the lights, stereos, cable/satellite set-top boxes, and the list goes on which you discover by yourself.

If you want to look for something new and best, then I would highly suggest giving a try to this Harmony Remote. This provides some security like Password encrypting to keep your home and FireTV secure from everyone.

This has two mods. The first mode is using keypad mode, which is like a normal remote, and the second is using a touchpad without physical keys. It can be directly downloaded from the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.

4. DroidMote Client

DroidMote isn’t only developed for the FireTVs of FireStick, but it can be used on Linux, Windows, and even on Chrome OS. It works as a virtual mouse, so if you have a Computer too far and you are watching a movie, then just lay down and use this app to navigate or perform any task using your mobile.

This can also be beneficial when you want to play a game on TV, but it doesn’t have a touch screen. Just pair DroidMote to the TV and enjoy playing that game from the mobile phone.

This single application can perform different tasks as it converts into Air Mouse, Media Player, Pinch To Zoom, Keyboard, Mouse, Dpad, Copy paste from one device to another, and so on. It only supports the Android Operating System, and maybe in the future, you see an iOS version.

5. AnyMote Universal Remote

AnyMote is another all-in-one Remote control application that supports around 90000+ android devices. This is the only app available on the internet that supports that number of devices. It can be used on Firestick, FireTV, Mi TV, Kodi, Roku, Yamaha, etc.

AnyMote comes in two different variants paid and free with the free version. You will see some limitations while in paid, there is no limit. It has the support of the macro to record some commands and then can be used directly by using a single tap.

Since AnyMote is the best application available out there, there is a downfall to it. This doesn’t support some phones, including Huawei, Vizio, Sony, LG G3 A, and LG G3 S.

6. Kore

This is the official Remote control that is only compatible with the Kodi. Keep in mind that you cannot perform any other task on FireTV. As we know, Kodi is complicated to use when it comes to using an Amazon Fire TV Remote.

This remote has lower functions that don’t comply with the Kodi Media Player, and this is the only reason why they introduced this virtual remote control.

With Kore, you have everything right in your hands and can be easily used to navigate your favourite shows. Directly watch what is showing on TV, change the playback and download subtitles from the phone.

It doesn’t support the Alexa voice assistant and can be used with the playback buttons. You can change the remote colours and download some pre-defined themes as well. This Kore remote supports Kodi version 14.x Helix to Kodi 18.5 Leia only.

7. Limitless Remote

Yet another best Firestick Remote app that can be used for free, is not available on Google Play Store. But we can still get Limitless Remote from Aptoide or any other website on the internet.

The app is very simple and easy to use, and it can be used as the Joystick or Playback media buttons. It converts into D-Pad mode and also supports keyboard functionality and mouse cursor etc.

It requires a Limitless Remote Server application on a Firestick device in case you want to make it useful. Because without having this server, you won’t be able to use it, and it doesn’t connect as well.

8. Yatse Kodi Remote

Yet another best remote control that is only useful for Kodi Media player but believes me it has all those features that an average person needs. It doesn’t take only a remote app, but it can be used to cast your Android phone with your Firestick or Roku.

Yatse supports some other devices like Chromecast, FireTV, Roku, AirPlay, UPnP, Smart TV, etc. Even though this also works on the Plex, which is also a media player for FireTV. It comes with various features like Voice Commands, DashClocks, and Send Media from Browser to Kodi.

It also supports some pre-defined themes, or you can customize your own theme from the app. I would highly recommend using this application if you are a hardcore lover of Kodi. As you will get some awesome features which don’t provide by Kore.


No doubt, Amazon Fire Stick is the best ever device that provides us with much functionality even with the normal TV. But it is really sad when you lost its remote or the battery is damaged at the time when a favourite show is about to be broadcast.

So, now we have these Best Firestick Remote Apps that can be used to control it directly with our phone. The list that I provided above is updated, and I personally tried them before posting it here. Make sure you check these apps, and I am sure you will love them.

If you have tried any of the remote apps from the list above, don’t forget to share your experience here. So, other people can also get the best app for themselves without trying every single app separately.

Amelia Johansson

Amelia is a writer who works on many sorts of blogs and also loves to watch movies in free time. She loves Amazon Firestick and has excellent knowledge of it that's why she is writing this lovely article.!

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