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How to Program a Universal Remote To a Tv With or Without Codes

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Program a Universal Remote To a Tv With or Without Codes

These days, most TV sets don’t come with the on-body buttons to operate them. So you need a remote control to do that. In a situation where you don’t have the remote control that came with the device, you have the option of using a universal remote.

The universal remote control serves as the best option because it can be used to operate a number of your devices same time. You can program you a universal remote with a code or automatically. This post serves as a guide on how to program a universal remote to your TV or any other device.

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How To Program a Universal Remote To A TV With Codes

It is easier to program a universal remote to a TV if you have the codes to do so. Most universal remotes come with instruction manual and codes. Follow the steps to program your remote.

Step 1: Find The Code

As mentioned earlier, this code can be found in the instruction manual that comes with your universal remote. You can also find the codes online. This site provides a list of codes to program a universal remote to any TV.

Step 2: Turn on Your Device

If you need to use the remote for your TV, turn on your TV or your DVD if it’s a DVD player you wish to program the remote to.

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Step 3: Program the Remote

Face the remote to the TV or device and click on the ‘Code search’ button. Enter the code you found online or on the instruction and ‘Enter’.

Step 4: Enter Code

The code is usually a 4 digits number. For each time you press any number, the LED on the TV will blink once. After you key in the last code, if you got it right, the LED will blink twice and your TV will automatically turn off in most cases. Use the universal remote to turn on your device.

How To Program a Universal Remote To A TV Without Codes

In a situation where you don’t have the instruction or code to program your universal remote to any device, you can use the automatic option.

Step 1: Turn on Your Device

If you need to use the remote for your TV, turn on your TV or your DVD if it’s a DVD player you wish to program the remote to.

Step 2: Program the Remote

Face the remote to the TV or device and click on the ‘LED’ button and hold down for 5 seconds until your device syncs with the universal remote. After that, if you need to program your TV set, click on the ‘TV’ option or the ‘DVD’ option for your DVD. These buttons are on the universal remote.

Step 3:

After that, press and hold on the ‘Power’ button while facing the remote to the DVD or TV set. Continue to hold down the power until your device turns off. When your DVD or TV goes off, click on the ‘Enter’ button. With this, your universal remote will be programmed to your device.

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How to Program a Universal Remote To a Vizio Tv

If you wish to program a universal remote to a Vizio TV, you will need some guidance to do so. Most times, you can find the instruction to do so on the remote control instruction manual. In a situation where you don’t have access to a manual or instruction, this guide will help you program a universal remote to your Vizio TV with ease.

Step 1: Turn On Your Vizio TV Set

To turn on your TV set, press the button the TV and continue holding on to the button for 5 seconds. You will know your TV set is on if the LED light flashes twice. Release your hold on the button on go to the other steps below.

Step 2: Program Your Remote

Hold the remote to face your Vizio TV. Find and click on the ‘Code search’ button. You can find the code here. You may have to hold down the button for up to 5 seconds for the option to appear. Enter the code and click on ‘ENTER’. If you got the right codes, the LED on your Vizio TV will blink twice and go off. If not, repeat the steps.

 Conclusion

With these steps, you can program a universal remote to a TV with or without a code.

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