Programming Your Spectrum Remote to Your TV

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Do you want to learn how to program your Spectrum remote to your TV? Well then if you have recently signed up for Spectrum TV, you should definitely have a box full of equipment which will also include a Spectrum remote control. You should also remember that this remote pairs with your Spectrum cable box or receiver automatically; however, you might just need to program it first to make it work properly with your TV.

All you must do is follow the steps mentioned below to start programming your remote.

NOTE: If you need help in installing your Spectrum TV service then do you know it is surprisingly easy, you can do it all by yourself in only a few minutes. You can check out the guide ‘Spectrum self-installation guide’ for more details.

How to Program your Spectrum remote control for your TV?

First thing first, you must ensure that you are using the correct remote. Besides, usually, most customers have the modern Spectrum Guide Remote, but there are some who could also have other models. Moreover, if you want you could use Spectrum’s remote identifying page to be sure that you are following the correct instructions for your device.

Follow these instructions for programming your Spectrum Guide Remote to work with your TV:

  • You would need to start by placing two AA batteries into your remote.
  • And then you should turn on your TV.
  • Next, you will need to locate the code for your TV manufacturer. You can also find these remote codes on Spectrum’s remote guide page such as most modern Samsung TVs usually use the code 12051.
  • After that, you need to press the ‘Menu and OK’ button at the same time until you see the input button blinking twice.
  • You then also need to press the TV power button once that is on your remote.
  • And now you just have to press and hold the number code for your TV model until the TV turns off.

Well, this is all you should need to program your Spectrum remote. However, if the above steps do not work then you should repeat the steps once again.

So just assume that the steps did not work the second time then you can try the following steps;

  • You will need to press and hold the ‘Menu and OK’ button at the same time like before until you see that the input button is blinking twice.
  • After doing so, you would need to enter the code for your TV model.
  • And now you just need to wait for the input button to blink twice again as confirmation that it has worked.

How to Program your Spectrum remote control for audio devices?

You won’t find this process difficult at all as the steps for programming your Spectrum remote to work with your audio devices are mostly the same.

Follow the mentioned steps as instructed:

  • First of all, you would need to press the ‘Menu’ and the OK button at the same until the input button is seen blinking twice.
  • Next, you must enter the first code that is listed for your audio device. You can look up the codes on the webpage.
  • Finally, you will need to check that the device is working by pressing the power button.

Wondering about the Universal remotes?

NOTE: Well, if you are trying to use a third-party universal remote to control your TV as well as your Spectrum cable box then you should consult that device’s instructions to get the universal remote codes.

Nevertheless, if you still face the same problems and are unable to set up your Spectrum remote even after trying all the steps above then you should contact the company itself directly.

You can choose to contact Charter Spectrum customer service by using the following contacts;

  • 24/7 online chat service
  • You can call 1-888-256-6612
  • Or you could use the remote support page

Now that you have finished going through the above instructions we hope that you have finally learned how to program your Spectrum remote to your TV without any hassle. However, if you come across any problem then you can contact the technical team provided at any time. They will be available to guide to through the most relevant solutions right away.

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