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Need a clicker for your Apple TV? Here are the best!

While all Apple TVs come with the Siri Remote, some people just don’t like using it. Lucky for you, there are other options if you feel like you want a better experience. Whether you hate the Siri Remote, lost your old one, or are just scouting out the market, these are the best Apple TV remotes.

Upgrade pick

Logitech Harmony 950

Staff Favorite

If you want a remote control that can do absolutely everything and price isn’t a concern, the Logitech Harmony 950 is hands-down the best remote.

$325 at Dell$250 at Logitech

The OG

Apple Siri Remote

This black glass remote is what ships with all new Apple TVs. Use the touch trackpad on top of the remote to navigate through menus and control playback.

$59 at Apple$53 at Amazon$60 at Best Buy

Value pick

Logitech Harmony Smart Control

The Smart Control lets you control all of your devices, including your Apple TV, from either the remote itself or your iPhone, using the companion app.

$175 at Amazon$140 at Walmart

Built in preset

Inteset 4-in-1 Universal remote

Simply by pushing either the A, B, C, or D buttons, you can set up the remote to function for Apple TV, Xbox One, Windows Media Center, and Roku, respectively.

$26 at Amazon$26 at Walmart$26 at Newegg

Budget pick

GE 4-device universal remote (33709)

Although GE 33709 is a very basic remote, it can still work with four devices at once. It also uses conventional AAA batteries, which aren’t included.

$10 at Amazon$10 at Walmart$13 at Newegg

For the gamers

SteelSeries Nimbus

Gaming on Apple TV is so much more fun with a gaming controller, and the MFi certified SteelSeries Nimbus is one of the best options around.

$70 at Apple$65 at Amazon

Our recommendations

If you’re ok with the original Apple remote, then, by all means, stick with it. But for my money, the Logitech Harmony 950 is the best Apple TV remote around. The voice controls are responsive, letting you easily switch back and forth between apps and channels across your Apple TV, cable box, and other entertainment devices (including the smart TV itself).

If you want something great for gaming, try the SteelSeries Nimbus. It’s an excellent universal remote with programmable activities that also lets you quickly switch between devices. The touch screen allows you to quickly tap and swipe through your available devices, from your Apple TV to your Blu-ray player.

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