Program Remote to TV or Other Device
The following article will show you how to program your remote to control your TV or another device like a DVD player or audio system. This article is most helpful for customers where one of the following scenarios applies:
- The volume on your remote is not working, but everything else is
- You recently bought a new TV
- You recently bought or received a new remote
Related Article: If the Power and Volume buttons are the only working functions on your remote or you recently upgraded or replaced your receiver, check out our other article, How to Program Remote to Receiver.
Select Your Remote Type
Please select your remote to view remote-specific support steps.
20.0, 20.1, 21.0, 21.1 Remotes
Select a remote, product type, and manufacturer below to see the currently-known remote codes you should try.
While at the device location, point the remote at the device.
If programming to a TV, press and hold the TV button on the remote until all four mode buttons light up. If programming to any other device type, use the AUX or DVD buttons.
Enter the three-digit remote control code
. The mode button you selected will light up.
If you are programming a code into AUX Mode, you must do the following before entering the device code:
- Press 0 for a TV (if TV code is 500, enter 0500)
- Press 1 for a VCR/DVD (if DVD code is 617, enter 1617)
- Press 2 for any other device (if device code is 639, enter 2639)
Press the POUND (#) button
The mode button you are programming will flash three times
Press the POWER button
The device will turn off
Press the HOME button twice or the MENU button once, depending on your remote
Arrow to and select the device code you want to learn
Select the appropriate Pairing Wizard for the device
Arrow to and select the brand of the device
Press the VOLUME UP button to test the remote (if other than TV, press power button)
If the remote works, select Finished
If the remote does not work, select Try Next Code
Repeat steps 8-10 until a working code is found