If the codes given in the remote’s user manual are not working, learn tested methods to program universal remote without codes.
In today’s world of entertainment, everything can be controlled using remotes. But why keep a different remote for each device when you can control all of them with a single one. A universal remote has the capability of operating up to 8 devices at a time.
The tasks that you can perform using a universal remote are endless. It is compatible with nearly all popular electronic brands in the world i.e Samsung, LG, Sony, Philips, etc. These remote controls are also capable of controlling infamous brands like Vizio, Devant, Sylvania, Orion, etc.
How To Program Universal Remote Without Codes 2022
A universal remote has an easy-to-learn control system. To operate a device with your remote, you first need to set up the universal remote. There are many universal remote codes available for programming but you can also program it without codes. You can take help from the guides given on this page to set up a universal remote automatically without any code.
Program GE Universal Remote Without Codes
Follow the step-by-step instructions stated below to pair a GE universal remote control with no code to a brand of TV, CBL, DVD, AUX, etc.
Step 1: Turn ON the device (TV, CBL, DVD, AUX) whichever you want to program. We are assuming you are programming it for TV.
Step 2: Direct the remote towards the television and hold the “Setup” button until the light of the remote starts glowing. It usually takes 3-5 seconds. This step activates the remote’s “learning mode”.
Step 3: Next, locate and press the “TV” button. It tells the remote that we are configuring it for television.
Step 4: Now press the “Power” after every five seconds. The glowing light will blink each time you press the power button. Keep doing so until your television set switches OFF.
Step 5: Now, turn ON your TV again “Manually” from the front panel.
Step 6: At this stage, you need to press the “Channel +” button on the remote every “3 seconds”. Keep doing so until your TV turns OFF again.
This time turning OFF of the TV means the right code has been detected and your remote and TV are paired successfully.
Step 7: Once your TV turns OFF, press the remote’s “TV” button again to confirm and save the code.
That’s it! You have programmed the GE universal remote control to a TV.
Program RCA Universal Remote Without Codes
RCA universal remote is available in different variants; RCA universal remote and RCA Platinum Pro universal remote control. We are going to share a guide to program both these variants. Let’s see the steps to configure the remote:
Set Up RCA Platinum Pro Universal Remote
Step 1: “Switch ON” the device which you want to pair with the remote.
Step 2: Point the remote towards the TV and hold the “Code Search” button and wait until the little red light on the remote turns ON.
Step 3: Press the device button. In our case it is TV, so we will press the “TV” button. You can also choose DVD, CBL, DTC, etc.
Step 4: Now, start pressing and releasing the remote’s “Power” button continuously. This step may consume some time but keep doing it until the TV switches OFF.
Step 5: As soon as your device turns OFF, press the “Enter” button within 3 seconds to save the code. If you don’t press the enter button immediately you have to repeat the process again.
Set Up RCA Universal Remote New Model
The method to program the newer model of RCA universal remote control is a bit different from the one stated above. Below are the detailed instructions to configure this remote variant to any TV.
Step 1: Switch on your TV and point the remote towards your television.
Step 2: Press and hold the “Power” and “TV” button simultaneously for a few seconds and wait until the power button starts glowing.
Step 3: Press the “Play” button and the glowing light of the “Power” button will start blinking. Blink is a signal that the remote is searching for code. When the light stops blinking, press the “Play” button again, and keep doing so until your TV “Switches OFF”.
When your TV switches OFF, move on to the next step.
Step 4: Now, press and release the “Reverse” button. Repeat this step until your TV turns back on. The power button light will blink each time you will press the “Reverse” button.
At this stage, your remote has been programmed to your TV.
Step 5: Press the “Stop” button on the remote to end the programming process.
Now try to change the channels and volume to test the functions of the remote.
Programming Magnavox Universal Remote without Codes
Magnavox is a well-known American brand known for producing electronics. Magnavox universal remote control is one of their best-selling products. This remote can be programmed to over 1000 brands of TVs, DVD, CBL, HDTV, Soundbar, etc. To program Magnavox remote without code follow the steps given below:
Step 1: Turn ON the device (TV, DVD, and CBL) that you want to pair with the remote.
Step 2: Direct the remote control towards the television.
Step 3: Press and hold the “Code Search” button to activate the remote’s programming mode. Turning ON a red light is an indication that it is activated.
Release the “Code Search” button once the light turns ON.
Step 4: Press the device button that you want to pair i.e. TV, DVD, AUX, CBS.
Step 5: Next, press and release the “Power” button.
After this, the little light on the remote will start blinking. It is a signal that the remote is searching for the right code.
Step 6: As soon as your “TV turns OFF”, immediately press the “Enter” button. You will have 3 seconds to do so or else the remote will jump on to the next code and you have to start the process from step 1.
If you performed the above steps correctly the glowing light of the remote will turn OFF.
Step 7: Turn ON the TV again using the remote control and test its functions.
Program QFX Universal Remote without Codes
Next, we have a guide to program QFX universal remote to a TV, DVD, CBL, SAT, and audio devices. This is an auto-code search method and you don’t need any code for it. It will look for all codes in the remote’s database and detect the one that matches with the TV. You can program up to six different devices at a time. Below are the instructions to sync QFX universal remote automatically.
Step 1: Turn on your TV manually by pressing the power button on the television’s front panel.
Step 2: Direct the remote control towards your device and press the “TV” button on the remote control.
Step 3: Now, press and hold the “Setup” button until the little light on the remote start glowing. When the light turns on, release the “Setup” button.
Step 4: Next, press and release the “Power” button. The remote light will start blinking, this means the remote has started searching for the code.
Upon finding the correct code the “TV” will turn OFF.
Step 5: After switching OFF of the TV immediately press the “OK” button on the remote to confirm and save the code.
You will only have 3 seconds to perform this action or else the remote will jump to the next code and you have to repeat all the steps again.
Here we are assuming that you have programmed your remote to a device successfully. Next, test the functions of the remote control by pressing the channel number, channel +/-, and volume button. If buttons are working fine, enjoy! If there is any issue, repeat the procedure from step 2.
Pairing Trisonic Universal Remote without Codes
Trisonic is another popular brand of universal remote control in the United States. There are different variants of this remote but the method to program all of them is the same. Here are going to share the details of the “Auto Search Code” programming method. This method works perfectly if you don’t have code to pair your remote to the device. Below is the guide for programming Trisonic universal remote without code.
Step 1: First, turn ON your device (TV, DVD, SAT, CBL, etc.). We are taking television as an example.
Step 2: Press and hold the “Power” and “TV” button together and wait until the little light on the remote “Turns ON”. Once the light turns ON, release the buttons.
This step activates the searching mode of the remote.
Step 3: Now, press the “Power” button and release it. The red light will start blinking.
This light will keep on blinking until the “TV switches OFF”. It will take some time to find an accurate keycode to make the remote work.
Step 4: When the TV switches OFF, immediately press the “OK” button to save the code.
You have to be quick to press the “OK” button or else the remote will move to the next code and you won’t be able to store it.
Step 5: Press the “Power” button again to turn “ON” the TV again. And test all the functions of the remote.
If all functions are working fine that’s ok. If any of the functions isn’t working repeat the procedure again to apply another code.
Program Philips Universal Remote without Codes
If you have purchased Philips universal remote and your TV is of some other brand. Don’t worry, you can program it easily with your television, Soundbar, cable, and satellite TV. Below is the step-by-step tutorial to configure universal remote for TV or any other device. Let’s begin the instructions:
Step 1: Turn ON your television set or the device that you want to pair with the remote.
Step 2: Direct the remote control towards the device.
Step 3: Press and hold the “Setup” button and wait until the light of the “Power” button starts glowing. When it glows, leave the “Setup” button.
Step 4: Now, press and release the “TV” button on the remote if you want to program TV, SAT for satellite TV, and so on and so forth.
Step 5: Next step is to press and release the glowing “Power”. When you press the power button at this stage the light will blink “10 times” and stop. Repeat this step until your TV switches OFF.
Step 6: Turn ON your TV again manually from the front panel.
Step 7: Press the “Volume UP” button on the remote after every three seconds. Keep doing so until your TV switches OFF again.
Step 8: At this point, press the remote’s “TV” button again to confirm and save the code.
You will notice that after this step the glowing “Power” button light will turn OFF.
Congratulations, you have successfully programmed your remote to the TV.
Innovage Jumbo Universal Remote without Codes
Innovage Jumbo is a huge size universal remote that you can program to TV, CBL, DVD, AUD, and SAT of many different brands. Another amazing thing about this remote control is, that you can program it to 6 different devices at a time. It comes with a user manual that can be used to program Innovage jumbo universal remote to a device. If your device code is not mentioned in the booklet you can try this method to program the jumbo remote without code by using the code search method. Let’s see how this method works.
Step 1: Switch ON your television set or any other device that you want to program.
Step 2: Point the remote towards your “TV”.
Step 3: Press and hold the “Code Search” button until the little red light of the remote turns ON.
Step 4: Next press the device button, we are taking television as an example so we pressed the “TV” button. You can press Cable, VCR, or DVD button if you want to program any one of them.
Step 5: Now start pressing 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 volume to check all the functions of the remote are working properly.
Pairing Huayu Universal Remote without Code
Huayu is one of the fastest-growing universal remote control brands in the world. It can be paired to Smart TV, DVD, Android Box, Sound Bar, and many other devices.
For user convenience, the manufacturer has kept its programming simple. You can program Huayu remote control to BBK, AKIRA, Hisense, Sony, LG, Samsung, Philips, Panasonic, and TVs of many other brands with a single button.
If your device name is not mentioned on any of the remote’s buttons follow the below instructions:
- Switch ON your TV and point the remote towards it.
- Press and hold the “Source” button, which will activate programming mode.
- Keep holding the button until the volume of your TV starts increasing and when it does leave the “Source” button.
Now turn OFF and turn ON your TV again and test the functions of the remote. It will work perfectly.
Configuring Logitech Harmony 650 Universal Remote without Codes
Logitech harmony 650 can be paired to 270,000 devices of 6000 brands. Its programming requires the installation of PC software or harmony mobile application in which you enter brand name and model number for pairing. We have written a detailed guide on how to program Logitech Harmony 650 remote control, you can check that.
A universal remote is a good replacement for multiple remotes at your home. It is inexpensive and has the capability of performing multiple tasks efficiently. There are multiple methods with which you can program your remote to operate multiple devices. It is not always necessary to use a code for configuring your remote. In this article, we have provided the most reliable method using which you can program your remote without codes to perform different tasks.
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