How To Program Remote Control

How To Program Remote Control - TV Repair

Remote controls have revolutionized household efficiency. You probably have a few remotes lying around your house. They are so convenient that we do not know what we would do without them!

Most people have an RCA universal remote control. It can be used on almost all TVs. Learn how to program remote controls for your TV by following 10 simple steps.

How To Program Remote Controls

1. Turn on your TV or the device you want to synchronize with the remote control.

2. Optional: you may need to find a code for your remote, which you can find on the control manufacturers website or in the manual that comes with your remote.

3. Find the TV device button on the remote control, which is usually located at the top of the control. If you want to program other devices, use the other device buttons (DVD, SAT, VCR, etc.) on the remote.

4. Locate the power button on the remote, usually found on top of the remote.

5. Press and hold the TV button.

6. Press and hold the power button while holding the TV button.

7. Release both buttons when you see a blinking light on your remote. Optional: At this point you would enter the code from Step 2.

8. The TV button should stay illuminated after you let go. If it does not, press and hold the TV button and the power button simultaneously for a longer amount of time.

9. Press and hold the Play button until the TV turns on. The TV button or a light should blink.

10. Try turning your TV on and off to test the remote control.

Different providers, such as Comcast, Verizon FiOS, and Dish, may have different steps for programming their remote. The company’s installation professional should take care of programming your remote for you.

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