In this post, we have shared step by step guides to program a universal remote control to a TV without codes.
In today's world of entertainment, everything can be controlled with remote controls. But why have a different remote for each device when you can control them all with one remote? A universal remote control has the ability to control up to 8 devices simultaneously.
The tasks you can perform with a universal remote control are endless. It is compatible with almost all popular electronics brands in the world, e.g. Samsung, LG, Sony, Philips etc. These remotes can also support famous brands like Vizio, Devant, Sylvania, Orion, etc. See our guide touniversal remote control programming with codes.
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How to program a universal remote control on a TV without codes
A universal remote control has an easy-to-learn operating system. To control a device with your remote, you must first set up the universal remote. There are manyuniversal remote control code listavailable for programming, but you can also program it without codes. You can use the help in the guides on this page to set up a universal remote automatically and without a code.
ProgramRCA universal remote control without codes on the TV
The RCA universal remote control is available in several variants. RCA Universal Remote and RCA Platinum Pro Universal Remote. We will share a guide to programming both variants. Let's see the steps to configure the remote control:
Set up the RCA Platinum Pro universal remote
Step 1: Turn on the device you want to pair with the remote.
Step 2: Point the remote at the TV and hold down the "Find Code" button and wait for the small red light on the remote to turn on.
Step 3: Press the device button. In our case it is TV, so we press the "TV" button. You can also choose DVD, CBL, DTC, etc.
Step 4: Now start pressing and releasing the “Power” button of the remote continuously. This step may take a while, but continue until the TV turns off.
Step 5: Once your device shuts down, press the "Enter" button within 3 seconds to save the code. If you do not press the enter button immediately, you will have to repeat the process again.
SetupRCA Universal Remote New Model
The method of programming the newer model RCA universal remote control is a little different from the one mentioned above. Below you will find the detailed instructions for configuring this remote variant on any TV.
Step 1: Turn on your TV and point the remote control at your TV.
Step 2: Press and hold the "Power" and "TV" button at the same time for a few seconds and wait for the power button to start flashing.
Step 3: Press the "Play" button and the bright light of the "Power" button will start flashing. Blinking is a signal that the remote control is searching for a code. When the light stops flashing, press the 'Play' button again and keep doing this until your TV 'turns off'.
When your TV turns off, continue to the next step.
Step 4: Now press and release the “Reverse” button. Repeat this step until your TV turns on again. The power button light flashes every time you press the "Reverse" button.
At this stage, your remote control is programmed to your TV.
Step 5: Press the "Stop" button on the remote control to end the programming process.
Now try changing channels and volume to test the remote control functions.
Magnavox universal remote control programming without codes for TV
Magnavox is a well-known American brand known for producing electronics. The Magnavox Universal Remote Control is one of our best selling products. This remote can be programmed for more than 1000 brands of TVs, DVDs, CBLs, HDTVs, Soundbars, etc. Follow the steps below to program your Magnavox remote without a code:
Step 1: Turn on the device (TV, DVD and CBL) you want to pair with the remote control.
Step 2: Point the remote control at the TV.
Step 3: Press and hold the "Search Code" button to activate the programming function of the remote control. If a red light comes on, it is an indication that it has been activated.
Release the "Find Code" button once the light comes on.
Step 4: Press the button of the device you want to pair, e.g. TV, DVD, AUX, CBS.
Step 5: Then press the “Power” button.
After that, the light on the remote control will flash. It is a signal that the remote control is searching for the correct code.
Step 6: Once your TV turns off, immediately press the 'Enter' button. You have 3 seconds to do this, otherwise the remote will go to the next code and you will have to start the process from step 1.
If you do the above steps correctly, the glowing light on the remote control will turn off.
Step 7: Turn on the TV again with the remote control and test the functions.
Connect the QFX universal remote control to the TV without codes
Next we have a guide to programming the QFX universal remote control to a TV, DVD, CBL, SAT and audio device. This is an automatic code search method and does not require a code. It searches all the codes in the remote control database and finds the code that corresponds to the TV. You can program up to six different devices at a time. Here are the instructions for auto-syncing the QFX Universal Remote.
Step 1: Turn on your TV manually by pressing the power button on the front panel of the TV.
Step 2: Point the remote at your device and press the "TV" button on the remote.
Step 3: Now press and hold the "Setup" button until the small light on the remote starts flashing. When the light comes on, release the "Setup" button.
Step 4: Then press the “Power” button. The remote control light starts flashing, which means the remote control has started to search for the code.
When the correct code is found, "TV" will turn off.
Step 5: After turning off the TV, immediately press the "OK" button on the remote control to confirm and save the code.
You only have 3 seconds to perform this action, otherwise the remote will go to the next code and you will have to repeat all the steps again.
Here we assume that you have successfully programmed your remote to a device. Then check the remote control functions by pressing the channel number, channel +/- and volume button. If the buttons work properly, enjoy! If there is a problem, repeat the process from step 2.
Connect the universal Trisonic remote control to the TV without codes
Trisonic is another popular universal remote control brand in the United States. There are many variations of this remote, but the method of programming them all is the same. Here we will share the details of "Auto Search Code" programming method. This method works perfectly if you don't have a code to pair your remote with the device. Below you will find the codeless Trisonic universal remote control programming manual.
Step 1: First turn on your device (TV, DVD, SAT, CBL, etc.). We take television as an example.
Step 2: Press and hold the "Power" and "TV" button at the same time and wait for the "ON" light on the remote. Once the light comes on, release the buttons.
This step activates the remote search function.
Step 3: Now press and release the “Power” button. The red light will flash.
This light will continue to flash until the TV "turns off". It will take some time to find an exact key code for the remote to work.
Step 4: When the TV turns off, immediately press the "OK" button to save the code.
You must quickly press the "OK" button, otherwise the remote will go to the next code and you will not be able to save it.
Step 5: Press the "Power" button again to turn the TV back on. And test all remote control functions.
If all functions work fine, it's okay. If any of the features don't work, repeat the process again to apply another code.
Program the Philips universal remote control without codes to the TV
If you have purchased a Philips universal remote control and your TV is a different brand. Don't worry, you can easily program it with your TV, Soundbar, Cable and Satellite TV. Below is the step-by-step tutorial to configure the universal remote control for TV or other device. Let's start with the instructions:
Step 1: Turn on your TV or the device you want to pair with the remote control.
Step 2: Point the remote at the device.
Step 3: Hold the "Setup" button and wait for the "Power" button light to start flashing. When it lights up, exit the "Setup" button.
Step 4: Now press and release the "TV" button on the remote control if you want to program TV, SAT for satellite TV and so on and so forth.
Step 5: The next step is to press and release the glowing “Power”. At this stage, when you press the power button, the light flashes "10 times" and stops. Repeat this step until your TV turns off.
Step 6: Turn your TV back on manually from the front panel.
Step 7: After every three seconds, press the "Volume UP" button on the remote control. Keep doing this until your TV turns off again.
Step 8: Now press the "TV" button on the remote control again to confirm and save the code.
You will notice that after this step the glowing light of the "Power" button turns off.
Congratulations, you have successfully programmed your TV remote.
Innovage Jumbo Universal remote control without codes
Innovative Jumbois a huge universal remote that you can program for TV, CBL, DVD, AUD and SAT from many different brands. Another amazing thing about this remote is that you can program it on 6 different devices at the same time. It comes with a user manual that can be used to program the Innovageuniversal jumbo remote controlon a device. If your device's code is not listed in the booklet, try this method to program the jumbo remote control without a code using the code search method. Let's see how this method works.
Step 1: Turn on your TV or any other device you want to program.
Step 2: Point the remote control at your "TV".
Step 3: Press and hold the "Find Code" button until the small red light on the remote turns on.
Step 4: Then press the device button, we take TV as an example, so we pressed the "TV" button. You can press the Cable, VCR or DVD button if you want to program any of these programs.
Step 5: Now press the “Power” button. Keep pressing it until your TV turns off.
Step 7: Press the "Enter" button to confirm and save the code.
Now change the channels and increase/decrease the volume to check if all functions of the remote control are working properly.
Pair Huayu universal remote without code
Huayu is one of the fastest growing universal remote control brands in the world. It can be connected to Smart TV, DVD, Android Box, Sound Bar and many other devices.
For ease of use, the manufacturer has kept the programming simple. You can program Huayu remote control to BBK, AKIRA,Hisense, Sony, LG, Samsung, Philips, Panasonic and TVs from many other brands with one button.
If your device name is not listed on one of the remote control buttons, please follow the instructions below:
- Turn on your TV and point the remote control at it.
- Press and hold the "Source" button to enter programming mode.
- Hold the button until your TV volume starts to increase and exit the Source button.
Now turn your TV off and on again and test the remote control functions. It will work perfectly.
Configure the Logitech Harmony 650 universal remote without codes
Logitech harmony 650 can be paired with 270,000 devices from 6,000 brands. Programming it requires installing PC software or the Harmony mobile app, where you enter the brand and model number to pair. We've written a comprehensive guide on thishow to program logitech harmony 650 remote, you can check it out.
A universal remote control is a good replacement for many remote controls in the home. It is cheap and has the ability to multitask efficiently. There are many methods by which you can program your remote control to control multiple devices. It is not always necessary to use a code to configure your remote. In this article, we provide the most reliable method by which you can program your remote without codes to perform various tasks.
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