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  1. cert15z's Avatar
    I miss the IR blaster. That is one of the reasons why I hesitated when i decided to giving up my mate 9 for the Note 8. I must admit, I did not use it that much, but when I did, it sure came in handy.
    recDNA likes this.
    09-18-2017 09:32 AM
  2. kirksucks's Avatar
    A friend of mine lost his remote and just watched whatever channel it was on because he didnt want to get up. Then I started channel surfing and he was like HOW?!?!?!?!? he had an iphone. I had a Note4 that's how.
    09-18-2017 07:41 PM
  3. scribe4food's Avatar
    Note 4 was my last Note, before moving on to the V20. I miss the IR blaster.
    09-18-2017 07:46 PM
  4. thecaringkind's Avatar
    I used to, but I have a Samsung TV now so I can still connect and control from my phone.
    jejb likes this.
    09-18-2017 11:31 PM
  5. NexusGirlX's Avatar
    I still keep my Note Edge and Note 4 charged all the time so I can grab one of them and use as my remote. That's the only time I use them though.
    droidntn likes this.
    09-18-2017 11:53 PM
  6. droidntn's Avatar
    I keep my Note 4 charged, or new battery, and keep it by my living room spot. Works fine on wifi and can change channels as needed. Gives my 8 a breather.
    09-19-2017 06:44 AM
  7. jmsnyc's Avatar
    The Mate 10 has it. Wonder if the s9 will.
    01-05-2018 11:03 PM
  8. chazglenn3's Avatar
    No. Samsung killed it.
    01-05-2018 11:21 PM
  9. chrism8922@gmail.com's Avatar
    Yep, I'm not interested in counting my heart rate or scanning my irises - I loved the IR blaster.

    (I also loved Group Play(?) - where you could place Samsung devices next to each other and they would form one big screen with stereo sound. Samsung killed that too.)
    01-06-2018 03:15 AM
  10. magichoward's Avatar
    Agree I have the note 8 it's good but I preferred the size of note 4 and hate the Curved screen
    01-06-2018 08:39 AM
  11. km04's Avatar
    I miss it to.
    01-06-2018 03:44 PM
  12. Mike Dee's Avatar
    Don't miss the IR blaster from my prior phones
    01-06-2018 03:48 PM
  13. Doug Moffat's Avatar
    They took the IR, replaceable battery and MHL. And gave us glass and "cool" styling that is invisible because of my folio case. Thanks a bunch.
    01-06-2018 04:06 PM
  14. gernerttl's Avatar
    I never used it. To me, it was solution in search of a problem.
    01-06-2018 08:15 PM
  15. kyleresq's Avatar
    Totally miss it too.

    I know it wasn't overly popular but I used it daily.
    Sit down after a long day to watch TV and then be like...
    Where's the remotes!?
    I never used to have to do that.
    😢
    01-08-2018 03:42 PM
  16. eshropshire's Avatar
    I have Google Fiber and all of our phones work as remote. I had a Note 4, but did not use the IR blaster much, was a nice feature.
    01-08-2018 08:34 PM
  17. recDNA's Avatar
    This is one of the reasons I still have an LG V20
    01-08-2018 11:28 PM
  18. atbayjose's Avatar
    Note 4 was my last Note, before moving on to the V20. I miss the IR blaster.
    V20 has 1
    01-10-2018 01:16 PM
  19. recDNA's Avatar
    I know thats why I still have v20
    01-10-2018 07:20 PM
  20. yugoport's Avatar
    Miss it too.. I still have a htc one m7 at home for this.. Unfortunately Samsung (like other oems) just noticed by collecting user data that people don't used it that much and decided to removed it to save money.

    It's a pity that such a useful feature was removed from the phones.
    01-13-2018 11:13 PM
  21. Almeuit's Avatar
    Still not missing mine.. especially since I have DirecTV now. I control TV through my Fire Stick or my Apple TV. IR blaster isn't useful at all for me.
    01-14-2018 01:18 AM
  22. Chromium 4's Avatar
    I have mine still courtesy of my LG V20 that I rotate with my Note 8. The other day it came in handy while at the doctor's office. There was some mind numbing talk show on and then presto, ESPN.
    01-14-2018 03:10 AM
  23. chazglenn3's Avatar
    Kept my V20 for the IR Blaster and the Quad DAC. I'll sell the Note 8 to get the Note 9, but I'll still have the V20.
    01-14-2018 03:30 PM
  24. Jax112's Avatar
    3 years with LG used it all the time. I miss it too
    01-14-2018 04:03 PM
  25. Doug Moffat's Avatar
    Why do they keep taking inexpensive features while adding (for me) useless stuff like iris recognition. I miss scrapbook and S Finder as well. Small, inexpensive features I used daily. This might be my last Note and I've had them all except 1 & 7.
    01-14-2018 11:10 PM
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