What to do if my remote is not working?
Section B: Checking items of the remote control (common)
- Make sure none of the remote buttons are jammed.
- Reset the remote.
- Clean the remote control terminals.
- Replace with fresh batteries.
- Perform a power reset on the TV.
- For Android TV/Google TV: symptoms may improve by updating the software of the remote control.
How do I pair a new remote to my set top box?
You can program the TV remote to enjoy the functionality of controlling your TV and Set Top Box(STB) simultaneously. Press and hold the STB button, then press the corresponding code while still holding the STB button. Release the STB button when done. – If successful, the STB button LED will turn RED and blink twice.
Can you replace a TV remote control?
A replacement TV remote is designed to work straight out of the box. They are available for a variety of leading brands. Be sure to choose the remote that matches the make of your TV. Most replacement remotes mimic the look of the remote they are replacing.
Where can I get a replacement remote for my TV?
Call the TV manufacturer. The number can be obtained from your television manual or from the Internet. If you would like to replace your television remote with one that is exactly the same, you will need to obtain a replacement directly from the manufacturer.
Does any remote work on set top box?
A universal remote can be utilized to control this and other electronic devices that make up a home entertainment system, such as a VCR and/or DVD player. Before you can start using the universal remote to control the set top box (or any device), the remote will need to be programmed to the set top box.
Can any remote be a universal remote?
The short answer: Yes. You’ll need to download an app and purchase a few pieces of equipment, but using your phone as a universal remote is no longer a tech dream. TVs, DVD players, cable boxes and stereos use an infrared (IR) signal to know when to do things like change the channel or play the DVD.