How to Install the Onkyo Remote App

Introduction

The Onkyo Remote App gives you an unprecedented level of command and control over your Onkyo Receiver.

This guide will take you through the steps necessary to set up this app.

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  2. Android

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The Onkyo Remote App gives you an unprecedented level of command and control over your Onkyo Receiver.

This guide will take you through the steps necessary to set up this app.

Depending on what device (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch) and which generation you have, the menu theme and options might look slightly different on your screen. However, the steps should be the same across all iOS devices and generations.

To Check If Your iOS Mobile Device Is Connected to Wi-Fi

  1. From the main screen of your device, look for and open Settings.
    iOS Settings icon.
  2. With Settings open, look for the Wi-Fi field. This field will display the current Wi-Fi status on the right hand side:
      • Off - the Wi-Fi antenna is currently disabled.
      • Not Connected - Wi-Fi is turned on, but your device is not currently connected to a network.
      • Wi-Fi network name - Wi-Fi is turned on, and the network name displayed is the network your device is currently connected to.
    Wi-Fi highlighted in iOS settings.
  3. You can also tap on the Wi-Fi field and make sure the Wi-Fi switch is in the On position. The switch should be green in color and will display the network that you are currently connected to directly beneath it with a check mark to the left.
    iOS Wi-Fi menu highlighting the Wi-Fi switch and the currently connected network.
  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 Onkyo 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 Onkyo Remote App to see its download options.
    Apple app store displaying the Onkyo Remote app, highlighting the get button.
  6. Tap Get.
    Apple app store displaying the Onkyo Remote app, highlighting the get button.
  7. Tap OPEN once the app is installed.
  1. Press the Setup or Settings button on your remote to enter setup.
    Onkyo remote control highlighting the settings button.
  2. Select Hardware.
    Onkyo setup menu highlighting the hardware option.
  3. Select Network.
    Onkyo hardware setup menu highlighting the network option.
  4. Select Network Connection and change it to Wireless.
    Onkyo network menu highlighting the network connection field.
  5. Select Search Wireless Network.
    Onkyo wireless setup screen, highlighting the search wireless network option.
  6. Select your Network.
    Onkyo search wireless network screen displaying a list of available wireless networks.
  7. Type in your password using the remote.
    Onkyo wireless setup screen prompting the user to enter their Wi-Fi password.
  8. The Wi-Fi indicator light will flash and your receiver will attempt to connect using the settings provided.
    Onkyo receiver's LCD display being shown attempting to connect with a Wi-Fi icon present.
  9. If the connection is successful, your receiver will display a Connected message.
  1. Open the Onkyo Remote app.
    Onkyo remote app icon.
  2. The first time you open the app, a small box will appear labeled Device Select. Since we've already prepared our mobile device and Onkyo receiver, the app should display any compatible Onkyo devices that can be paired with the app. Tap on your Onkyo receiver's model number in this box to continue.
    Onkyo remote app device select screen displaying a list of available devices.
  3. After the app successfully connects to your receiver, you will be presented with the main screen of the app. You can now use the app to control your Onkyo receiver.
    Onkyo remote app displaying common controls available after the app is paired with the receiver.

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 across all Android devices and generations.

To Check If Your Android Mobile Device Is Connected to Wi-Fi

  1. Open Settings on your phone or tablet.
    Android Settings.
  2. Select Wi-Fi.
    Wi-Fi
  3. Make sure Wi-Fi is turned On. The Wi-Fi network that you are connected to will say Connected under its name.
    Wi-Fi settings with Wi-Fi On switch and connected network highlighted.
  1. Launch the Play Store.
    Google Play store app icon.
  2. Search for Onkyo Remote using the search box located at the top.
  3. Touch the magnifying glass on the on-screen keyboard to search.
    Google Play store app highlighting the magnifying glass button.
  4. On the app's install page, touch INSTALL.
    Google Play store app displaying the Onkyo Remote app, highlighting the install button.
  5. Review the install prompt that pops up. Once done, touch ACCEPT.
  6. Wait for the download to finish. Once done, touch OPEN to launch Onkyo Remote or go back to your apps to access the new app's icon.
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