How To Activate a Philips Universal Remote

How To Activate a Philips Universal Remote

What is Philips Universal Remote?

Philips universal remotes are neat devices that can be programmed to operate almost any television, DVD player, Blu-ray device, set-top box, or cable box. While the setup process is different for every unique model, the gist is generally the same. Using auto-code search takes a lot of the guesswork out of the process.

How To Activate a Philips Universal Remote

Point your remote at your device and press the “setup” button. Hold it down for 5 seconds. Once the red LED light near the top comes on, release the button. The LED light may be blue, but most of the older remotes use red lights.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is my Philips universal remote not working?

If some or all of the buttons on your remote are not responding, or are responding infrequently, here are some troubleshooting steps you can try that could resolve the issue. Please ensure that the batteries in the remote are new and that there is nothing placed in front of the TV that could be blocking the IR sensor.

Can I use my phone as a Philips remote?

You can use the Google TV app on your Android phone as the remote to navigate your Google TV. Simply go to the Android store and download the Google TV app to your Android phone.

Why is my universal remote not connecting to my TV?

There are many reasons that make your remote not work. However, the most common reasons for a TV remote that is not working are battery issues, paring issues, or infrared sensor issues. Press the power button while pointing the remote control at your TV. Make sure the LED indicator on the TV blinks.

How do I reset my Philips TV code?

To reset the PIN code of the TV and to remove the child lock, proceed as follows. Press the “Home” button on the remote of the TV and select: [Settings] > [General Settings] > [Child-lock] > [Set/Change pin]

What is remote factory reset?

A remote wipe can delete data in selected folders, repeatedly overwrite stored data to prevent recovery using a forensic image, return the device to factory settings or remove all programming on the device — meaning that it’s no longer of any use to anyone.

What is the blue light on my Philips TV remote?

Each time you press a button on your remote control, the LED lights up briefly then off. Blue light indicates the remote control is in Android TV mode and navigation of Android TV interface is possible.

What is the magic key on one for all remote?

The magic key is used to set up your URC-1625. In tv mode you will obtain the AV / Input function. In sat mode you will obtain the “TV/SAT” or “TV/DTV” function, if available on your original remote.

Does Philips has any app for TV remote?

Philips TV Remote app lets you switch channels and adjust the volume — just like a remote control. Share photos, videos and more between your TV and smart device or watch digital broadcast TV on your tablet with a simple touch.

Is there an app that works as a universal remote?

Universal TV Remote is an app for Android devices that allows you to turn your device into a universal remote control. This useful app can help you if you have lost or broken your original TV remote control or if the batteries have run out.

Is Philips a universal remote?

Next to controlling your television set, with a universal Philips TV remote, you can also control your Set Top Box (SAT/Cable), sound systems, Blu-ray/DVD-players, (IR) game consoles (PS2/Xbox), sound bars and streaming devices (Apple TV) with just one remote control.