How to Install the Denon 500 Series Remote App

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Install your Denon app on an iOS or Android device.
Before We Begin:
  • Be near your Denon device.
  • Have your iOS or Android device nearby.

? What type of mobile device are we installing the Remote app on?

  1. iOS
  2. Android

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In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Install your Denon app on an iOS or Android device.
Before We Begin:
  • Be near your Denon device.
  • Have your iOS or Android device nearby.
  1. Open Settings.
    iOS Settings.
  2. Select Bluetooth.
    iOS Bluetooth
  3. Ensure that the Bluetooth toggle is in the On position.
    Bluetooth toggle switch highlighted in iOS settings.
  1. From the main screen, open the App Store.
    Apple App store icon.
  2. At the bottom of the screen, tap on Search.
    Apple app store highlighting the search option.
  3. Type Denon 500 Series Remote on the search bar at the top.
  4. Tap Search to start the search.
    Apple app store highlighting the search button..
  5. Tap the App to see its download options.
    Apple app store displaying the Denon 500 series remote app, highlighting the get button.
  6. Tap Get.
    Apple app store displaying the Denon 500 series remote app, highlighting the get button.
  7. Tap OPEN once the app is installed.
  1. Use the scroll wheel or the quickselect buttons to select Bluetooth.
    Denon receiver front panel highlighting the selector knob and the LCD display.
  2. With Bluetooth selected, press Option on your remote.
    Denon remote showing bluetooth and option buttons
  3. The AVR will enter pairing mode.
    Denon receiver on-screen display for Bluetooth pairing mode.

Some Bluetooth accessories are configured with a PIN or a passkey that is often listed in its information manual. Check your Bluetooth accessory documentation for the correct PIN or passkey.

From Any iOS Device (iPod, iPad, iPhone)

  1. Open Settings
    iOS Settings.
  2. Then Bluetooth.
    Settings menu with Bluetooth highlighted.
  3. Set the Bluetooth accessory in pairing/discovery mode.
  4. Wait for your iOS device to display the detected Bluetooth accessory.
    Bluetooth settings page.
  5. Select the Bluetooth accessory to pair it with the iOS device.
    • If a PIN or passkey is required, you will be prompted to enter it.
    • If there is no passkey, your Bluetooth accessory should connect without issue.
  1. Open your Denon 500 Series Remote App.
    Denon 500 Series remote app icon.
  2. The first time you open the app, it will ask for you to detect available AVRs or add devices. Tap Detected Denon AVRs.
    Denon remote app highlighting the detected denon AVRs option.
  3. Tap the AVR you have installed.
    Denon remote app displaying a list of available AVR devices.
  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen.
    Swipe down
  2. Tap the Bluetooth icon to enable it.
    Bluetooth Enabled
    Bluetooth Enabled
    Bluetooth Disabled
    Bluetooth Disabled
  1. Launch the Play Store on your smartphone.
    Google Play Store.
  2. Select the search bar at the top.
    Google Play Store with Search highlighted.
  3. Type in Denon 500 Series Remote, then select Denon 500 Series Remote from the list.
    Search results for Denon 500
  4. Select Install.
    Install Denon app
  5. You may be prompted to grant special permissions to the app on your device. If so, tap Accept to proceed.
    Accept button
  6. Select Open to open the app.
    Android open icon
  1. Use the scroll wheel or the quickselect buttons to select Bluetooth.
    Denon receiver front panel highlighting the selector knob and the LCD display.
  2. With Bluetooth selected, press Option on your remote.
    Denon remote showing bluetooth and option buttons
  3. The AVR will enter pairing mode.
    Denon receiver on-screen display for Bluetooth pairing mode.

Depending on what device (Smartphone or Tablet) and which generation you have, the menu theme and options might look slightly different on your screen. However, the steps should be similar to all Android devices and generations.

From any Android Device

  1. Open the App Drawer.
    App drawer icon

    Newer versions of Android's operating system may not have the app drawer button. If you do not see the button, you will simply swipe up from the bottom of your screen to get to your apps.

  2. Go to Settings.
    Android Settings.
  3. Tap Bluetooth. You may need to select Connections first.
    Bluetooth
  4. Set the Bluetooth accessory in pairing/discovery mode.

    This process will vary depending on what kind of device you have. Refer to your device's documentation for specifics on how to accomplish this.

  5. Ensure Bluetooth is On and then select your device from the list below.
    Bluetooth toggle switch highlighted in Android settings.

    Some Bluetooth accessories are configured with a PIN or a passkey that is often listed in its manual. Check your Bluetooth accessory manual for the correct PIN or passkey.

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