StrRemote Pro – for Sony AVRs

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About this app

Control your Sony home theater AV Receiver via Wi-Fi from your phone or tablet! Supports these models:

– STR-DN1080
– STR-DN1070
– STR-DN1060
– STR-DN860

Experimental support for:
– STR-AN1000
– TA-AN1000
– STR-AZ1000ES
– STR-AZ3000ES
– STR-AZ5000ES
– STR-AZ7000ES

Adds extra functionality not present in these AV Receivers:
– Customizable Speaker Level presets
– Customizable EQ presets

Main Features:
– Controls many* functions of your home theatre AV Receiver.
– Zone 2/HDMI Zone control.
– Custom Internet Radio stream playback via the AVR's built-in Chromecast Audio feature.
– Access other functions such as:
  Calibration presets, Sleep Timer, speaker selection and Sound Optimizer.
– 'Network Standby' and 'Remote Start' settings
  (EU models please see below).
– Control of main zone volume with hardware volume buttons.
– Main controls accessible from lock screen.

Your phone/tablet will need to be connected to the same WiFi network as the AVR. This app does not connect using BlueTooth.

You may wish to try the demo version first.

– If 'Network Standby' is not enabled (this is default for EU models) please wait at least 1 minute after manually powering on your AVR before using the app.
– This app does not implement a 'Home' button or menu navigation buttons as this is currently not possible.
– It is also not possible to query the AV Receiver for the current audio format/codec information unfortunately.

Release history:

1.17.x Dec 2021:
– Rewrite database import/export function

1.16.x Aug 2021:
– Support for 6.0/6.1
– Import/export of radio database file

1.15.x Feb/Mar 2021:
– Changes to Zone 2 / HDMI zone
– Device detection improvements
– Show current soundfield and input (main zone only)

1.14.x Oct/Nov 2020:
– Fix for device detection
– Sound Optimizer

1.13.x, Sep 2020:
– +5/-5 volume buttons
– Chromecast device selection

1.12.x, Jul 2020:
– Speaker A, B, A+B selection

1.11.x, Jun/Jul 2020:
– Dark theme option

1.10.x, Apr 2020:
– Support landscape orientation

1.9.x, Feb 2020:
– Customizable Speaker Levels and EQ presets

1.8.x, Jan 2020:
– Improved support for earlier models
– Add hardware volume button control
– Lock screen support

1.7.4, Dec 2019:
– Removed support for Android 4.4 KitKat due to major layout incompatibilities

1.7.x, Nov 2019:
– Speaker Equalizer adjustment

1.6.x, Oct 2019:
– Speaker Level adjustment
– Help Information screen

1.5.x, Sep 2019:
– Add support for older models: STR-DN1070, STR-DN1060 and STR-DN860

1.4.x, Jul/Aug 2019:
– Add 'Network Standby' and 'Remote Start' settings to Advanced Controls

1.3.x, Jun/Aug 2019:
– 'Advanced Controls' screen

1.2.x, May 2019:
– Add basic support for Internet radio streaming to the in-built Chromecast Audio. Supported formats are MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, Opus, FLAC, and possibly more. Storing of stream URLs

1.1.x, May 2019:
– Zone 2 and HDMI Zone control

Note for the EU model AVRs:
The 'Power On' function requires Network Standby to be enabled in the AV Receiver's Network Settings. This feature is not available on EU models – but currently Sony's Audio Control API allows the enabling of it on EU model receivers. This app merely uses the API provided by Sony.

Enable Network Standby at your own risk as it uses A LOT MORE power on standby (more than 30 watts, which is more than EU regulations allow) and maybe more heat. There is no guarantee that this ability will remain in future firmware updates.

* Functions differ depending on the model of your receiver.

This app is not affiliated with, endorsed by, or associated with Sony Corporation.
Updated on
Apr 7, 2024

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Ratings and reviews

94 reviews
A Google user
January 26, 2020
Excellent Replacement for Sony App & Remote Tried the Free version and quickly realised this fits the bill, appreciate the fact it opens up so much more than the Sony App and easy to use, helps to overcome the shortfall of the remote. Would be great if a remote command could be found to toggle the front panel Display info to validate what audio channels are active (Latest Update now flashes OFF on AMP display when opening the app.)
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January 27, 2020
Hi Daniel. Thank you very much! I too would like to be able to toggle the front panel display, but I'm pretty certain that it is not possible currently. I will suggest it on the official developers forum, but I think it's unlikely to be added to the firmware on existing receiver models. (EDIT: Sorry re "OFF" msg. Fixed! Thanks for letting me know.)
Jeff Forbes
August 1, 2021
Glad I opted for a reciever with networking. l use it from my phone & my Chromebook. My favorite feature is the ability to quickly save and select different settings profiles. For example, a one-click switch from heavy bass during the day to a low level at night, then right back up the next day. Quick feedback from the developer is also nice.
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July 31, 2021
Thanks for your review. The app requires Network Standby enabled to power on the receiver. This will increase standby power consumption a lot however (to more than 30 watts). This feature is not officially available on EU models.
Gary Smith
December 11, 2023
Absolutely fantastic. Makes using my AVR a pleasure. Being able to set your own pre sets is brilliant. I can instantly adjust equaliser by tapping one of my 4 pre loaded settings. What I like even more is the ability to adjust the sub woofer in the same way, instantly. Could not be happier with this App. 👍👍
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December 11, 2023
Thank you very much. 👍

What's new

Pro version:
– Fix bug affecting Zone 2 volume level