Apple right this moment silently eliminated its “Apple TV Distant” app from the App Retailer, which let customers management the Apple TV from an iPhone or iPad simulating an actual Distant. The app is not obtainable for obtain from the App Retailer and Apple has possible discontinued it, which implies that it’s going to not get any updates.
That doesn’t come as a shock since Apple has added the Distant function constructed into the Management Middle in iOS 12, so Apple TV customers can have entry to all of the controls on Siri Distant with out having to obtain any app.
9to5Mac discovered that Apple has additionally eliminated nearly all references to the Apple TV Distant app, suggesting that the corporate has in actual fact discontinued it. A 9to5Mac reader instructed us that he contacted Apple help to ask concerning the app, however not even the help agent may clarify what occurred.
Now, when you go to the Apple Support website, the article about utilizing Apple TV Distant in your iPhone or iPad solely suggests that you just add the Distant choice to the iOS Management Middle.
It’s value mentioning that the Apple TV Distant app is completely different from the iTunes Distant app, which lets customers remotely play songs and movies on an Apple TV or Mac — and this app continues to be available on the App Store for free.
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