Why Simple Control

It’s the app every tech enthusiast has in their back pocket.

Simple Control is the easiest, most affordable way to manage your devices. It supports state-of-the-art players like Apple TV 4 and Roku, and tons of devices from top brands like Samsung and LG. Not just via infrared, but with the broadest and deepest IP control library for bi-directional control of most home and AV devices.

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Harmonize Home Automation Control

Control Your Audio/Video

See controls for all of your TVs

These include all of the original remote’s commands, along with more advanced commands such as input control and discrete power commands.

Control Apple TV with voice or gestures

Use gestures or voice to browse audio, video and other media on your Apple TV.

Stream away

Full support for Plex, Fire TV, Kodi, Roku, Kaleidescape and other streaming media players.

Get Full IP Control

Command modern televisions from LG, Samsung, Sony, and Vizio.

Receiver media integration

Simple Control works with Denon, Yamaha, Onkyo, Marantz, Integra, and more.

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Control Your Home Automation Devices

Full HomeKit Integration

Lights, Thermostats, Cameras, Locks, Shades, Outlets, Garage Doors, and more.

Lighting and Shade Control

Works with Vera, Philips Hue, Insteon, Belkin WeMo, Lutron, and more

Climate Control

Works with Nest control, Ecobee, Honeywell

Security Camera Control

Supports live video cameras including Arlo and Ring

View event images from NestCam

See iPad Picture in Picture Support
Monitor cameras while multitasking with iPad picture-in-picture support.

Amazon Echo

Control your entire home via voice commands


Triggered by events in your SmartThings environment

Apple TV app integration

Watch Live TV and check security cameras at the same time

Select Movies, Music + More with Media Guides

See all your media and select experiences with just a swipe.


Comprehensive personalized TV guides

Integrate cable, satellite and antenna program listings for 34 countries with favorite channels, episode tracking, descriptions, Next On schedules, cast and crew, and more.

Browse playlists with cover art

Our Plex and Kodi Media Guides manage all your content.

Browse complete titles, episodes, and scenes

See it all with DVR guides for TiVo, DISH, and DirecTV.

Plex Apple TV control

Even when running as an app on your Apple TV, Plex is controlled including support for multiple Plex Media Servers.

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Whole Home Audio

Your sound, your way.

Control every speaker and every audio zone in your home. Simple Control integrates with these and other multi-zone systems.

Sonos Speaker Control

Simple Control discovers and controls all Sonos speakers with control over both content and grouping.

Sonos Guide

Simple Control is one of the few systems to provide control over Sonos systems and groups with the Sonos media guide for the large amount of content available to it. The Sonos media guide can browse the music library, manage the queue, control iTunes playlists, tune Sonos Radio, access the line-in inputs, search, and more.

AV Receiver Control

An AV receiver is at the heart of most home theater systems, and Simple Control provides total control of virtually every brand and function including Denon, Integra, Marantz, Onkyo, Pioneer and Yamaha. The latest music service platforms such as Denon/Marantz HEOS and Yamaha’s MusicCast provides direct control over Pandora, Spotify, Sirius/XM and more, interactive service, playlist and song selection, Pandora station control, radio tuner feedback, and album art.

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Unmatched iOS Integration

Do more with iPad

Use your favorite apps while keeping Simple Control at hand using the iPad multitasking feature.


Quick access via widget

The widget provides the most-used commands up front with no need to unlock your iPhone or iPad, and no need to open the app.

Control via Apple Watch

Make quick changes from your wrist with the watch app.

Views on Apple TV

Watch Live TV and your video cameras from the Apple TV app.

Turn your Mac into a home theater PC

Command the screen, keyboard, and mouse, turning your Mac into a home theater media player.

Professional Ready

Go next level with home convenience. Activate Simple Hub on a dedicated iOS or tvOS device, or just run it in the background on macOS to get secure, remote access to your home. Set event timers and triggers, check your security cameras, and even control multiple homes.

Get secure control

Simple Control offers encrypted real-time configuration synchronization.

Set timers and triggers

Set external triggers like Lutron RadioRA 2, Vera, ISY timer-based events.

Control multiple homes

No matter where you are, your properties are under your control with Simple Service Unlimited, adding multiple home control, guest access, and multiple user support.

Add users and permissions

Provide guests with protected access to your home. Add other family members with the ability to edit or lock your configuration so that only you can make changes.