If your remote still isn't working as expected, try these steps:
Apple Remote (aluminum or white)
Use a Bluetooth Keyboard
Pair your Apple TV with your iPhone Open the Remote app. Click on Add Apple TV. On your phone, enter the code that appears on your TV screen. Now your iPhone is paired-up with your Apple TV and you can control it using the Remote app.
Hold down the Left and Menu buttons simultaneously until you see a pop-up on your Apple TV screen of a remote with two angled ovals. Once you see the pop-up, press the Right and Menu buttons simultaneously until you see the two ovals overlapping, which indicate pairing. Try using the remote once the pop-up disappears.
How to set up the Remote app Manually
Pair the Siri Remote with Apple TV
Best answer: Yes, the new Siri Remote will be backwards compatible with older models of the Apple TV 4K (2017) and even the Apple TV HD. It can be purchased separately starting on April 30, so you do not need to buy a new Apple TV 4K just to get the updated Siri Remote.
You can pair the Siri Remote with only one Apple TV at a time. When you pair a remote, any other paired remote is automatically unpaired.
If asked, place your remote on top of Apple TV to complete pairing.
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Pairing with an Apple TV * On an aluminum Apple Remote, press and hold the Menu and Right buttons for 6 seconds. * On an earlier, white Apple Remote, press and hold the Menu and Next/Fast-forward buttons for 6 seconds. If the pairing is successful, the Apple TV will display a chainlink symbol.
How to Program the Apple TV Remote to Control LG TV
On your Apple TV (4th generation), go to Settings > Remotes and Devices > Volume Control. Select Learn New Device. Follow the onscreen steps to program your Siri Remote or Apple TV Remote to control volume for your television or receiver.