Apple Remote

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  • Overview

    The Apple Remote puts you in complete control of your Apple TV (2nd and 3rd generation).

    What’s in the Box

    Apple Remote

    Battery (CR 2032)

    User Guide

  • Apple TV Models

    • Apple TV (3rd generation)
    • Apple TV (2nd generation)
  • 1.5 Average
    1 out of 5 stars
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    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      I hate this remote

      Hate isn't a strong enough word for this silver devil stick. It constantly gets lost among covers, pillows, and cushions. Way too small for anyone to try and ke Hate isn't a strong enough word for this silver devil stick. It constantly gets lost among covers, pillows, and cushions. Way too small for anyone to try and keep track of. If I could add up the hours of my life I've spent looking for it in the couch cushions, I could have solved several world problems. I can't wait til the next new technology makes my Apple TV and its devil child spawn remote obsolete. I'm going to destroy this stupid thing...if I can find it. For now I'll just buy a new one to replace the one that's currently AWOL. So annoyed.....

      • Written by Kim C from Fairfax

      585 of 752 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?I hate this remote

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Apple TV Remote

      I have four Apple remotes for my apple tv's and three of the four Apple remotes have failed when trying to use the up button on the remote. Three of my Apple T I have four Apple remotes for my apple tv's and three of the four Apple remotes have failed when trying to use the up button on the remote. Three of my Apple TV remotes up button stopped working. I will be taking them back to the store this morning and hopefully Apple will provide me with three new Apple TV remotes. The fact that 3 of my 4 Apple TV remotes up button doesn't work tells me it is an Apple design flaw or the batch of Apple TV remotes I received shouldn't have passed quality control.

      • Written by Jason L from PHOENIX

      269 of 310 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Apple TV Remote

    • 2.0 out of 5 stars

      Trendy design over functionality

      As usual, Apple scores on trendy design. But the thing has never worked right. The right/forward button has never worked properly since the day we opened the bo As usual, Apple scores on trendy design. But the thing has never worked right. The right/forward button has never worked properly since the day we opened the box. Finally after a year of sticky/intermittent functioning of that button we pried the thing apart (another annoying thing about Apple is they make all their products impossible to get into and fix). We discovered some sort of sticky glue over top of a button that wasn't seated correctly that could not be repaired. While I understand that manufacturing glitches happen, that is not my only issue with this remote. Like another user stated -- by removing all the buttons to have the "coolest" looking remote on the market, Apple has given us a remote that is a headache to use. Constant scrolling, tedious, takes too much time. Yes, our regular TV and video remotes and Comcast remotes are hugely clunky by comparison, but they aren't nearly as annoying to use.

      • Written by Renee G from Nevada City

      190 of 228 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Trendy design over functionality

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Poor design and no mute button

      The design looks cool and modern in print media and advertisements until you actually use it in the real world. Ergonomics is something Apple could care less ab The design looks cool and modern in print media and advertisements until you actually use it in the real world. Ergonomics is something Apple could care less about. The remote is too thin, too slippery, and too minimalistic. The touch pad is also too sensitive even on its least sensitive setting. The + and - buttons can be used to adjust the volume but there is no mute button. I mean really no mute button! I advise people not to buy Apple TV. There are too many other options out there that more user friendly and have usable remote controls.

      • Written by Jeffrey T from Southbury

      1 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Poor design and no mute button

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Garbage

      This remote is awful. No way to slowdown the mouse function, too sensitive even after setting it as low as possible. Doesn’t even have a mute button. REALLY?

      • Written by Douglas C P from North Las Vegas

      6 of 8 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Garbage

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Remote makes the product unusable

      Trying to be too clever, made a remote that is completely unusable. The Apple TV interface is not innovative or intuitive either, and the remote just makes the Trying to be too clever, made a remote that is completely unusable. The Apple TV interface is not innovative or intuitive either, and the remote just makes the whole experience frustrating. As soon as the YouTube TV app is on the Fire TV I’m getting rid of this turkey.

      • Written by ROY E. W from Longmont

      9 of 10 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Remote makes the product unusable

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