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Brightstar remote codes – how to program with and without codes

We take a look at Brightstar remote codes and how to use them to connect to your TV
Last Updated on March 22, 2024
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If you have a Brightstar universal remote and you’re wondering how to use the remote codes and program it, then we have you covered right here. 

Now, usually, a Brightstar remote works with most brands, so you won’t be facing any compatibility issues. But just to be sure, double-check compatibility with the user manual. Further, aside from TVs, the remote also works with streaming devices, DVDs, and other devices. As is the case with most universal remotes, the Brightstar ones can also be programmed with and without codes – and we have covered both methods here.

For this guide, we have used the Brightstar BR100B remote. However, this process should work with other Brightstar remotes as well. 

Quick Answer

You can program the Brightstar Universal remote with or without codes.

If you have a code, you can – Turn the device on > Press the ‘Setup’ key > Enter the remote code > Test the Brightstar remote

If you don’t have the code, you can – Power on the device > Press and hold the ‘Setup’ button > Press CH+ button > Lock the code

Brightstar remote codes for TVs

GEInsigniaLGPanasonicPhilipsRCASamsungSonyVizio
400084619004909400930605011
202614227202301112903927
100117910802601237601013
200107700610615074607014
607201 301303158617
608111 302302230619
802909 303078617 
042919 056906800 
405934055036
083040
086048
011
Brightstar remote codes for TVs

If the above table doesn’t include a Brightstar remote code column for your specific TV make, you can get a list with more codes for additional brands from this official Brightstar remote user manual. Below, we’ll show you how to put those codes to use and program them to use with your Brightstar remote.

How to program a Brightstar remote

As mentioned, there are two ways to set up your Brightstar universal remote- with and without codes. In this section we will see how to do it with codes.

To find the code for your device, refer to the table above. If you don’t find it there, head over to the official Brightstar remote manual and look for it.

Step

1

Turn the device on

Before you get started with the remote, you have to power on your TV or the device that you’re looking to connect.

Step

2

Press the ‘Setup’ key

On your Brightstart remote, you have to press and hold the ‘Set up’ button until the LED light blinks and stays on. Then, you can release the button.

Brightstar universal remote with an arrow showing the setup button

Step

3

Enter the remote code

Now, you have to input the code that you have found. As mentioned, you can use the table above or the user manual. 

If the code is valid, the LED will turn off. But if you enter the wrong code, the LED light will blink. In this case, you will have to repeat the above process. 

Brightstar universal remote with number buttons highlighted

 

Step

4

Test the remote code

Now, you have to see if the Brightstar remote works with your device. Try turning it on and pressing different buttons. If everything works correctly, then the remote has been programmed.

However, if the buttons don’t respond correctly, then you will have to repeat the process above and program it again with a different code.

How to program a Brightstar remote without codes

If you don’t want to use codes, then you can try to program with the code search method –

Step

1

Power on the device

Turn on the device for which you want to program the remote.

Step

2

Press and hold the ‘Setup’ button

Next, press and hold the ‘Set up’ button until an LED light blinks. When the LED light stays on, let go of the button.

Step

3

Press CH+ button

Now, you have to press the CH+ button and slowly keep pressing it again and again. You have to do this until the channel changes. The LED light will blink and then remain on.

If you have pressed the button 60 times or so, you can press the CH- button to go over the codes again. You will have to go back and forth until you find the code.

Brightstar remote with an arrow showing a channel button

Step

4

Lock the code

Once you have the right code, you have to press the ‘Enter’ button to lock. Your Brightstar remote is now programmed.

A Brightstar universal remote with an arrow pointing to the enter button

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you program a Brightstar universal remote?

As mentioned in our guide, you can program a Brightstar universal remote with and without codes. You can program it for TVs as well as other compatible devices. To program the remote, you have to initiate the programming mode, enter the code (or start the code search), and then lock the code. For more details, refer to our guide above.

What is the Brightstar code?

The exact Brightstar remote code for programming will vary depending on the device you have. For instance, the code for your LG TV will be different from the code for a Sony TV. To find the remote code for your device, refer to our codes list above.

Conclusion

To sum up, you can easily program the Brightstar Universal remote for any device. The easiest way to do that is to use the code and enter it directly while programming. If you don’t have the codes, you can use the code search method – this might take more time.

Kevin is the Editor of PC Guide. He has a broad interest and enthusiasm for consumer electronics, PCs and all things consumer tech - and more than 15 years experience in tech journalism.

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