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Denon 500 Series Remote

Denon 500 Series Remote

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Control App for Denon 500 Series AVR via Bluetooth connection

3.0 Ratings 722+ Reviews 100K+ Downloads

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  • Aug 21, 2021

    By Shashidhar M.S
    It does perform most of the intended tasks. But the frequent disconnections annoy a lot. If it can be fixed, this deserves a star more.
  • Used to work great but.. Apr 29, 2020

    By Mary#4
    When I got this a year ago, everything went great. I just tried it today, and I can no longer turn my speaker on or off with the app. Not terrible, but certainly disappointing. The app keeps showing I need to connect to Bluetooth, but when I play my music, it works. Again, it works, so not a huge issue. They must have had an update. I’m afraid to delete the app and reinstall because of the issues I’m reading in other reviews. I guess a bird in the hand...
  • No issues here. Oct 13, 2019

    By Zippay
    I’ve had this app for quite a while. I pair my iPhone (Xr, iOS 13.1.2) with the receiver using Bluetooth, which turns the receiver on and sets it to Bluetooth. Then I fire up pandora, sxm, or 8player. I can listen all day. No drops, pauses, crashes. I listened all day yesterday, and am doing so now as I write this review. Nothing fancy, but it works perfectly.
  • Jun 21, 2021

    By Pat Sky
    Works fine but disconnects randomly if I'm away from the device it's using. This is frustrating as I use it to play youtubemusic playlists.
  • 👍Get it! May 17, 2017

    By Nick the Russian
    This app works like a charm. Full control options in the palm of your hand. Make life easy for yourself.
  • Jun 11, 2021

    By Michael Jarrell
    Ex took my remote to my Denon!! Haha, no problem now that I have the Denon 500 series remote on my Samsung. Works perfectly!!!
  • Works fine Apr 17, 2018

    By nukeo-3
    No issues and covers all basic functions of remote
  • May 22, 2020

    By Kathleen Tripp
    Downloaded awhile ago to phone and then forgot about it.... Started using today because we have been having issues with our reg. remote. It really appears to work well you can easily see your vol. number and can access the diff. things hooked up to play the audio from and access the manual thru. it also... Our Denon front viewing is so small we can't see what our vol. is and having issues with remote makes it more difficult so this is a great option without pur. Of Universal remote... :)
  • Love this app Dec 10, 2019

    By Ken mills
    works fine with my iPhone and my son iPhone. What a great gift for me at Christmas time K Mills
  • Jun 25, 2021

    By George Dussault
    Random disconnects... can't even get through 15 minutes of music without a sudden disconnect. And, no, it's not my phone. It has happened on 4 different phones and 2 tablets. Come on, update this thing. I paid handsomely for the receiver...
  • Aug 21, 2021

    By Shashidhar M.S
    It does perform most of the intended tasks. But the frequent disconnections annoy a lot. If it can be fixed, this deserves a star more.
  • Used to work great but.. Apr 29, 2020

    By Mary#4
    When I got this a year ago, everything went great. I just tried it today, and I can no longer turn my speaker on or off with the app. Not terrible, but certainly disappointing. The app keeps showing I need to connect to Bluetooth, but when I play my music, it works. Again, it works, so not a huge issue. They must have had an update. I’m afraid to delete the app and reinstall because of the issues I’m reading in other reviews. I guess a bird in the hand...
  • No issues here. Oct 13, 2019

    By Zippay
    I’ve had this app for quite a while. I pair my iPhone (Xr, iOS 13.1.2) with the receiver using Bluetooth, which turns the receiver on and sets it to Bluetooth. Then I fire up pandora, sxm, or 8player. I can listen all day. No drops, pauses, crashes. I listened all day yesterday, and am doing so now as I write this review. Nothing fancy, but it works perfectly.
  • Jun 21, 2021

    By Pat Sky
    Works fine but disconnects randomly if I'm away from the device it's using. This is frustrating as I use it to play youtubemusic playlists.
  • 👍Get it! May 17, 2017

    By Nick the Russian
    This app works like a charm. Full control options in the palm of your hand. Make life easy for yourself.
  • Jun 11, 2021

    By Michael Jarrell
    Ex took my remote to my Denon!! Haha, no problem now that I have the Denon 500 series remote on my Samsung. Works perfectly!!!
  • Works fine Apr 17, 2018

    By nukeo-3
    No issues and covers all basic functions of remote
  • May 22, 2020

    By Kathleen Tripp
    Downloaded awhile ago to phone and then forgot about it.... Started using today because we have been having issues with our reg. remote. It really appears to work well you can easily see your vol. number and can access the diff. things hooked up to play the audio from and access the manual thru. it also... Our Denon front viewing is so small we can't see what our vol. is and having issues with remote makes it more difficult so this is a great option without pur. Of Universal remote... :)
  • Love this app Dec 10, 2019

    By Ken mills
    works fine with my iPhone and my son iPhone. What a great gift for me at Christmas time K Mills
  • Jun 25, 2021

    By George Dussault
    Random disconnects... can't even get through 15 minutes of music without a sudden disconnect. And, no, it's not my phone. It has happened on 4 different phones and 2 tablets. Come on, update this thing. I paid handsomely for the receiver...
  • Jul 3, 2021

    By Chris
    Random disconnects while still within range. Can't adjust speaker levels or access setup menus like the remote.
  • What a piece of xxx Jul 6, 2018

    By Dawlat
    You pair, you start, then few seconds and it drops the connection. To start again, the device reboot to reconnect, switch to something else and few seconds later it drops. With so many complaints from so many customers for so long and no fix. One would think the developer would have been fired by now but may be Mr. Denon himself is the developer. What a shame.
  • Aug 12, 2019

    By Joseph McGraw
    The app would be useful if the BT connection was not forced as an audio device. I like the interface, and using my phone as a volume and source control for the receiver would be amazing IF there was an option to connect to the receiver NOT as an audio device so I can have sound (separately) on both my phone and the receiver. Unless that is changed I will not use nor will I recommend this app to anyone else.
  • Terrible Feb 1, 2020

    By @jmbzlshrmpzl
    Not compatible with Roku televisions. This could be an amazing app given wifi control allows control without the need for the receiver to be in Eyesite (receiver can be in a closet or closed door cabinet). Unfortunately the app continually loses connection, can’t shut/exit the Settings screen and defaults to radio/tuner when you open the app/connect to wifi...sad
  • Feb 1, 2020

    By Robert Brown
    App works only on initial setup. Fails to connect there after. If you do a complete av system reset it will work once. Who wants to do this every time you want to listen to music from your phone. You will also have to run eq microphone calibration everytime. Posted question on Denon's web site. They deleted post. No reason given. Sent question to software developer. No reply. Great customer service.
  • No longer works Oct 20, 2017

    By Brick3746
    Wasn’t a great app before, but it worked on my iPhone 6 with iOS 10. Upgraded to an iPhone 7 and iOS 11 and it no longer functions at all. Connects for a few seconds and then disconnects. Can’t stream via Bluetooth and it doesn’t work as a remote. This was one of the reasons I chose this receiver. Very disappointing.
  • May 25, 2020

    By Mo Aminiyekta
    The issue is every time you open the app you have to give permission to turn the Bluetooth on and then regardless of the source you are in, it switches to Bluetooth! It is very annoying because im watching a movie on Blu-ray and want to lower the volume only but it changes the channel to Bluetooth first and i have to select the Blu-ray again and lower the volume! This whole process is very inconvenient and takes around 2min while the movie is being played in the background.
  • Can’t get past set up menu Dec 15, 2018

    By 1M_Nickname_ attempts
    I did everything that is said to do on the set up menu. And when I tried to go back into the app, I keep getting a message about the song was not fully downloaded from the cloud or may be DRM protected. Use the default music app to download this song?
  • Does not work with iPhone 7 Jun 7, 2018

    By Mrtomasv
    Previously functioned with my iPhone 6 but will not work with my iPhone 7. Given my setup, Bluetooth functionality is important to me....so seriously considering another product (and not another phone). Annoying!

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  • No issues here. Oct 13, 2019

    By Zippay
    I’ve had this app for quite a while. I pair my iPhone (Xr, iOS 13.1.2) with the receiver using Bluetooth, which turns the receiver on and sets it to Bluetooth. Then I fire up pandora, sxm, or 8player. I can listen all day. No drops, pauses, crashes. I listened all day yesterday, and am doing so now as I write this review. Nothing fancy, but it works perfectly.
  • 👍Get it! May 17, 2017

    By Nick the Russian
    This app works like a charm. Full control options in the palm of your hand. Make life easy for yourself.
  • May 22, 2020

    By Kathleen Tripp
    Downloaded awhile ago to phone and then forgot about it.... Started using today because we have been having issues with our reg. remote. It really appears to work well you can easily see your vol. number and can access the diff. things hooked up to play the audio from and access the manual thru. it also... Our Denon front viewing is so small we can't see what our vol. is and having issues with remote makes it more difficult so this is a great option without pur. Of Universal remote... :)
  • Love this app Dec 10, 2019

    By Ken mills
    works fine with my iPhone and my son iPhone. What a great gift for me at Christmas time K Mills
  • Jun 21, 2021

    By Pat Sky
    Works fine but disconnects randomly if I'm away from the device it's using. This is frustrating as I use it to play youtubemusic playlists.
  • Jun 11, 2021

    By Michael Jarrell
    Ex took my remote to my Denon!! Haha, no problem now that I have the Denon 500 series remote on my Samsung. Works perfectly!!!
  • Works fine Apr 17, 2018

    By nukeo-3
    No issues and covers all basic functions of remote
  • Aug 21, 2021

    By Shashidhar M.S
    It does perform most of the intended tasks. But the frequent disconnections annoy a lot. If it can be fixed, this deserves a star more.
  • Used to work great but.. Apr 29, 2020

    By Mary#4
    When I got this a year ago, everything went great. I just tried it today, and I can no longer turn my speaker on or off with the app. Not terrible, but certainly disappointing. The app keeps showing I need to connect to Bluetooth, but when I play my music, it works. Again, it works, so not a huge issue. They must have had an update. I’m afraid to delete the app and reinstall because of the issues I’m reading in other reviews. I guess a bird in the hand...
  • May 25, 2020

    By Mo Aminiyekta
    The issue is every time you open the app you have to give permission to turn the Bluetooth on and then regardless of the source you are in, it switches to Bluetooth! It is very annoying because im watching a movie on Blu-ray and want to lower the volume only but it changes the channel to Bluetooth first and i have to select the Blu-ray again and lower the volume! This whole process is very inconvenient and takes around 2min while the movie is being played in the background.
  • Oct 20, 2019

    By nathan hughes
    Works well but because most phones close background apps, everytime i bring the app up, i have to reconnect. That's not so annoying, but what is super annoying is that when i reconnect, it defaults to "bluetooth" input which disrupts my movie! PLEASE FIX!
  • Oct 30, 2018

    By T Toft
    I bought the amplifier because of its Bluetooth / app feature but that was a mistake. The app is far from good and fast enough to replace the real remote. Look elsewhere.
  • Oct 28, 2020

    By Jack Jones
    Awful app, defaults to bluetooth input and you cant change it, keeps disconnecting and then when you connect again changes input to bluetooth, useless app, going to delete app and try something else.
  • Jun 25, 2021

    By George Dussault
    Random disconnects... can't even get through 15 minutes of music without a sudden disconnect. And, no, it's not my phone. It has happened on 4 different phones and 2 tablets. Come on, update this thing. I paid handsomely for the receiver...
  • Jul 3, 2021

    By Chris
    Random disconnects while still within range. Can't adjust speaker levels or access setup menus like the remote.
  • What a piece of xxx Jul 6, 2018

    By Dawlat
    You pair, you start, then few seconds and it drops the connection. To start again, the device reboot to reconnect, switch to something else and few seconds later it drops. With so many complaints from so many customers for so long and no fix. One would think the developer would have been fired by now but may be Mr. Denon himself is the developer. What a shame.
  • Aug 12, 2019

    By Joseph McGraw
    The app would be useful if the BT connection was not forced as an audio device. I like the interface, and using my phone as a volume and source control for the receiver would be amazing IF there was an option to connect to the receiver NOT as an audio device so I can have sound (separately) on both my phone and the receiver. Unless that is changed I will not use nor will I recommend this app to anyone else.
  • Terrible Feb 1, 2020

    By @jmbzlshrmpzl
    Not compatible with Roku televisions. This could be an amazing app given wifi control allows control without the need for the receiver to be in Eyesite (receiver can be in a closet or closed door cabinet). Unfortunately the app continually loses connection, can’t shut/exit the Settings screen and defaults to radio/tuner when you open the app/connect to wifi...sad
  • Feb 1, 2020

    By Robert Brown
    App works only on initial setup. Fails to connect there after. If you do a complete av system reset it will work once. Who wants to do this every time you want to listen to music from your phone. You will also have to run eq microphone calibration everytime. Posted question on Denon's web site. They deleted post. No reason given. Sent question to software developer. No reply. Great customer service.
  • No longer works Oct 20, 2017

    By Brick3746
    Wasn’t a great app before, but it worked on my iPhone 6 with iOS 10. Upgraded to an iPhone 7 and iOS 11 and it no longer functions at all. Connects for a few seconds and then disconnects. Can’t stream via Bluetooth and it doesn’t work as a remote. This was one of the reasons I chose this receiver. Very disappointing.
  • Can’t get past set up menu Dec 15, 2018

    By 1M_Nickname_ attempts
    I did everything that is said to do on the set up menu. And when I tried to go back into the app, I keep getting a message about the song was not fully downloaded from the cloud or may be DRM protected. Use the default music app to download this song?
  • Does not work with iPhone 7 Jun 7, 2018

    By Mrtomasv
    Previously functioned with my iPhone 6 but will not work with my iPhone 7. Given my setup, Bluetooth functionality is important to me....so seriously considering another product (and not another phone). Annoying!
  • Aug 5, 2020

    By Rappold Home
    BT is inconsistent - connected from phone via BT to device. Playing music as expected. Open app to change volume on device. App disconnects BT for audio and then tells me BT connection failed. Huh? Developers need to update the app accordingly. Just discovered that when the app asks to turn BT on, and you click cancel, it turns it off. That doesn't make any sense. As one reviewer commented, I don't need to be asked about BT being on. App needs some common sense.

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