stayconnect® mobile

stayconnect® mobile

stayconnect® mobile

By SONIFI Solutions, Inc.

  • Category: Travel
  • Release Date: 2011-12-19
  • Current Version: 5.1.1
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 23.69 MB
  • Developer: SONIFI Solutions, Inc.
  • Compatibility: iOS 8.0+
Score: 2.5
2.5
From 635 Ratings

Description

Use stayconnect every time you travel to pair your mobile device with your hotel room TV. By using the code found on your TV’s main menu and connecting your device, you’ll able to:
 - Power the TV on and off - Control and mute the volume of the TV - Change channels and browse the lineup with the included channel list. Upgrade your experience with an in-app purchase of the program guide for $0.99 for a full year (program data is licensed from a 3rd party) - Browse still in theater movies, rent them from your mobile device and watch on the hotel room TV - Control your rented TV content with the enhanced playback controls - Find out more information about your hotel and its services - Request housekeeping, room service, and more * Functionality supported by this app is dependent on the hotel and type of content. All services not available in all hotels, exclusions apply. stayconnect is Compatible in over 600,000 hotel rooms across the U.S. and in the most popular brands - Hilton, Embassy Suites, Doubletree, Hampton Inn, Homewood Suites, Sheraton, W Hotels, Westin, Marriott, Ritz-Carlton, Courtyard, Fairmont, Omni, InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Joie de Vivre, Kimpton, Loews, and many more. Visit us at http://www.stayconnectapp.com Email us: mobile@sonifi.com Call us: 877-638-4387 US Patent 8,903,978

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Reviews

Excited but let down

1
Stoked to see finally a hotel that lets you stream your own apps with chrome cast . But it doesn’t work!
By mickeyd333

If an app could be zero stars...

1
This would be the app with no stars. Couldn’t get it to pair and the app is so dated I doubt it works on modern IOS. Their patent is proudly presented but every attempt to pair is greeted with a generic ‘network error’ regardless if I’m on cell or the hotel WiFi. Easier to just use the remote.
By A_nickname_to_use

Last updated 3 years ago

1
The last time this app got any tlc from developers was three years ago. That shows how much they seem to care about keeping the app up to date. Scroll through other reviews to see common problems that other users have, no point in typing up the same things.
By Dalton Pizza

Doesn’t Work

1
Tried multiple devices, several times, and just does not work.
By shoquille

Almost useless

1
I travel way too much for work. Out of say between the 60-80 hotels I stayed at over the year, only 2 of the hotels had the feature on the tv to use the app. But of the 2 it worked on.....I loved it. Since most hotels don’t have useful guides, this would be great if more hotels where setup to use the app.
By DW'ss

Really bad concept

1
The concept behind this app is not robust and not user friendly and time consuming, there are hotels that let you connect to streaming apps through the TV (think smart TV) I now understand why this app is rated so low, hotel franchises should avoid this approach, it is no good for the end user, I’m going to sit back and delete the app and stream from my phone thank you very much :)
By Amyyyyyensn

3 years since update

3
Does what it is supposed to do but UI is lame and not updated in many years. For hotels the support it, you can use phone as remote which is helpful. In the app, just tap name of channel you want instead of flipping around for it on the gross hotel remote. Been in 1 hotel that uses this app to let you cast from Amazon/netflix/Hulu apps to the TV, that’s super good. I even don’t mind paying 99 cents for one year of guide access. Some hotel TV’s have really lame slow guides that are painful to scroll through. But for crying out loud, it should be much easier to use and read in this app. No updates since iOS10 ?!
By XChris1000

Works fine

5
Loaded it up and was able to stream Hulu and Netflix without problems to the TV. For those that complained about the playback quality being poor, it’s the Hotel wireless speed that affects the quality, not the app.
By Coorzman

0 Stars not available.

1
No search function!
By SantaCruzer

Not there yet

2
Switching channels works, and is more convenient than using the dumb hotel RC. On/Off also works, but volume control doesn’t - huh..? Having to pay a subscription for the guide is bizarre as it’s free on the hotel TV. It’s also kind of dishonest as it’s an obvious attempt to rake in dollars through forgotten subscriptions that silently renew annually. Why not simply make money with ads at the bottom and offer more right out of the box..?
By Apfelmaennchen

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