Is it possible to listen to music through the iPhone remote on the iPhone? That would be nice…
No, currently not possible. See this thread
If you are using an iMac or MacBook Pro as a core (not sure if it would work when the Mac is being used as a remote, my system isn’t configured that way), there is a somewhat inelegant way to make this happen.
Playback on an iOS device can be accomplished in the Apple ecosystem using a piece of software called Airfoil on a Mac and an app called Airfoil Satellite on the iOS device. Both are sold by
Rogue Amoeba, a long-time Mac developer. They produce a number of useful audio utilities for the Mac. It is definitely an inelegant workaround, and it certainly does not provide the highest quality audio experience, but with a solid wifi network in my house, it usually does the job for me when I don’t have a…