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How to Reset a Universal Remote Control Using Program Method



Universal remotes are an all-in-one solution if your actual device remote is damaged or lost. They are designed in a way to be programmed with multiple devices like TV, DVD, VCR, etc., at the same time. Universal remote codes are used to program the remote with any device.

Generally, the universal remote codes are of three or four digits. Whenever you want to program a new device with the remote, most of the universal remotes usually erase the old programmed codes.

What are the Steps to Reset a Universal Remote?

Use these simple methods to clear codes on a universal remote.

Step – 1. Firstly, remove the existing batteries from the universal remote control to reset it. Pull out all the cells from the remote. Usually, universal remotes have two to four AAA batteries.

Step – 2. After removing the batteries, leave the battery compartment empty for 2-3 minutes.  You need to do this because a universal remote control stores the power in the capacitor. This power keeps the remote’s memory intact during the time of changing the batteries. After two minutes, this stored battery will start to drain.

Step – 3. Now, to ensure all the power has drained and to drain the excess stored power, if any, press and hold the power button till it stops giving the signals. Once this stored capacitor power is drained, it will clear all the stored codes.

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Step – 4. After you have followed the steps for how to reset a universal remote, you can put the new batteries and program it with your devices.

How to Program Universal Remote Control after Reset?

Once you have done the steps for how to reset a Universal remote, you can reprogram it with desired devices. You must follow the steps outlined below to do this.

Step – 1. Switch on the device you want to program with universal remote control.

Step – 2. Now, press and hold the “Power” button on the remote for the device you want to program.

Step – 3. Press the LED button on the universal remote unless it turns on. Now, press the component button such as TV on a universal remote. The LED indicator will blink and remain lit.

Step – 4. Now, press the “Power” button ad lower the universal remote. Do not press the power button again once the device turns off.

Step – 5. Finally, press the “Enter” button on the universal remote. If the indicator light turns off, this shows that the universal remote is successfully programmed with your TV or other devices.

How to Reprogram an RCA Remote

Remote is as crucial as television because without a remote you cannot handle TV, for that you need a properly functioning remote, but sometimes when the remote is out of control or not programming correctly, then you need to reprogram the remote that programs well.

If you want to reprogram your remote then you must follow the methods. With these, you can learn to reset a Samsung TV remote also in this article. Let’s get started

Resetting an RCA Remote

If You’re here to know about resetting an RCA remote, read this article. You’ll undoubtedly learn how to reset an RCA remote. To understand better we’ve mentioned the step-by-step process for resetting and reformatting an RCA remote.

STEP:1 Firstly, Pull off the battery cover, located on the back of the RCA remote.

STEP:2 Now, take off the batteries from the remote, then turn the remote frontside to look at its number pad.

STEP:3 Additionally, hold on the “1” number button on the number pads of the remote for 60 seconds, then release the button and wait at least 10 seconds. To clear the remote’s memory, you have to repeat this method about three to four times.

STEP:4 Next, you have to place the batteries back of the RCA remote and close it with the battery cover now, your remote is ready to program

How to Reprogram a Samsung TV Remote

How to know If the Remote is working?

Follow the below steps, to check whether IR Remote is sending a signal

  1. Pick a device to use as a Digital camera and make sure to TURN ON the camera
  2. Next, try to point the end of the remote with the IR emitter at the camera or the camcorder lens.
  3. Now, look at the LCD screen
  4. Lastly, press and hold down any button on the remote.

How do you Reset your one for all the remotes?

Factory Reset- one for all remote

  1. Hold on to the MAGIC for 3 seconds, and then an LED light will blink twice.
  2. Press the digit 981, and in about 3 seconds, the LED will blink 4 times.
  3. Now, your remote has been reset to the factory setting.

How do you find Insignia TV has a reset button?

If the Insignia Tv is not turned on, then you can try it out with a power reset. While performing a power reset unplug the set from the outlet. Now, hold down the power button for at least one minute.

How do you Reset your LCD TV?

Click at the menu button on the remote or television, then the TV menu will appear. Now, select FACTORY RESET, then press the MENU button and, select YES now, the TV is reset to its default configuration.

Why My Remote Control Is Not Working?

Remove both batteries from the remote by opening the battery compartment on the back of the device. Press and hold the button on the remote control for 20 seconds. Once the button has been released, rep the batteries in their proper slots.

If the remote does not function properly, it is possible that something is wrong with the control or with the remote sensor on the television set.

Summing Up

Universal remote controls are always a savior. In the above write-up, we have explained how to reset a universal remote by following some quick and simple steps. After clearing the saved codes from the universal remote, you can reprogram it with the desired devices. 

 I hope the above methods and steps help you to reprogram your RCA remote and Samsung TV remote. If you have any issues, then please comment below and we’ll help you.

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