How To Control A Sony Receiver With Your Smartphone ES Remote vs AV Receiver Remote

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There are only a few Sony apps that will allow you to control your Sony receiver. Actually, there is one for the Android, and one for iOS.

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App 1: ES Remote

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This Android app will allow you to control your home theater Sony receiver. Basic functions include, power, volume, input switching and zone functions. Supported models are: STR-DA5800ES, STR-DA2800ES, STR-DA5700ES and STR-DA3700ES.

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App 2: AV Receiver Remote

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Here is the iOS version of Sony's receiver app and not only can you control your Sony receiver, you can also control the devices connected to that receiver. Here are the receivers that are compatible with this app: STR-DA5600ES, STR-DA4600ES, STR-DA3600ES and STR-DN2010,

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  1. 1
    Connect the Sony receiver to your network
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  2. 2
    Select settings
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  3. 3
    Select network
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  4. 4
    Select external control
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  5. 5
    Set that external control to ON
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  6. 6
    Connect your iPhone/iPod to the same network
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  7. 7
    Start the app
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  8. 8
    Select applications settings
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  9. 9
    Select connection
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  10. 10
    Find the receiver that you want to operate
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  11. 11
    If your receiver is not there, select rescan
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  12. 12
    Choose the receiver that you want to operate
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