Pioneer Electronics brings iControlAV2 app to Android users

September 9, 2011
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If you are an Android user that has Pioneer home theater or audio components in your home the company has announced it previously iOS only app is now available for Android. The app is called iControlAV2 and is a free download. The app will only work with compatible gear and the full list of compatible products is on the Android Market app page.

The app does require Android 2.2 or higher device to operate. If your receiver and Android device is compatible the app allows you to control all sorts of functions of the app from across the room including volume, bass, balance, and room settings. You can change inputs and control the volume of individual components as well.

Receivers with the ability to be controlled by the app are available now starting at $549. The app will not work with any Pioneer devices launched before March of 2011. Android devices the app is confirmed to work on include the HTC Desire / HTC EVO 4G / SAMSUNG GALAXY S / MOTOROLA DROID X. The app requires a wireless network to operate and the receiver needs to be web connected via WiFi or Ethernet.


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  • Anonymous

    It kills me when you guys review Android apps with blatantly direct-port iPhone UI and you don’t call them out on it.

    • Anonymous

      Umm… the app is from the same manufacturer – Pioneer. Why would that surprise you?

      • afead ef

        he’s an idiot. Don’t waste time with an idiot.

  • Buildingmagic

    When i try to download it, it says it incompatible with my Galaxy s but its in the list above that says it works. Only one of the statements is right—which one?

  • Endorphin Rush

    Does not work on any of my devices, droid inc, evo 3d or galaxy 10.1

  • ken

    The app does not work on Asus Transformer tablet.
    I have SC-55, it did not detect it so I plugged in the IP address
    It would not connect and it hung up. I tried to resintall it several times
    Really disappointed

  • ken

    The app does not work on Asus Transformer tablet.
    I have SC-55, it did not detect it so I plugged in the IP address
    It would not connect and it hung up. I tried to resintall it several times
    Really disappointed

  • TR911

    The IControlAV2 app does not work on my a Samsung Galaxy S4. Anyone have any ideas?

    • PLATOKIDD

      dont work on the s5 either

  • Nunavit

    Pioneer -asleep
    Shhh-don’t disturb
    Afterall, it’s got to be really f’n difficult to write a usable app for android…..
    –one pissed off transformer prime TF-201 user

  • PLATOKIDD

    IControlAV2 app does not work on my a Samsung Galaxy S5