Today, Apple removed the “Apple TV Remote” app from the App Store, which allows users to control an Apple TV from an iPhone or iPad that simulates a real remote control. The app is no longer available to download from the App Store and it’s possible that Apple has stopped it, which means it won’t get any updates anymore.

This was not surprising because Apple added the Remote feature included in Control Center in iOS 12, so that Apple TV users can access all the controls on the Siri Remote without having to download any app.

9to5Mac It found that Apple has also removed almost all references to the Apple TV Remote app, indicating that the company has already discontinued it. a 9to5Mac Our reader told us that he called Apple Support to ask about the app, but even the support agent was unable to explain what happened.

Now, if you visit Apple Support website, The article on using Apple TV Remote on iPhone or iPad only suggests adding the Remote option to iOS Control Center.

It is worth noting that the Apple TV Remote app differs from the iTunes Remote app, which allows users to play songs and videos remotely on an Apple TV or Mac – this app still remains Available on the App Store for free.

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