Insignia remote codes – how to program with and without codes

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If you have a universal remote and you’re trying to figure out how to program it for your Insignia TV, then we have you covered right here.

Now, most universal remotes out there, like GE remotes or RCA remotes, are compatible with Insignia TVs, so compatibility shouldn’t be an issue. Further, you can do it with and without codes, which means you’d be able to set it up either way.

In this guide, we have outlined both ways to set up a universal remote – with and without codes. For convenience, we have also provided a list of some of the most common codes. With that, let’s dive into the details.

Quick Answer

You can connect your universal remote to Insignia TV with or without the codes.

If you have the code, you have to power on your TV > press the “device” (that is TV) button > press and hold the “setup” button > enter the code > test the remote.

If you don’t have the right code, you can use the auto-code search method – we have a guide on this below. You can also refer to the codes list in our guide.

Insignia universal remote codes – 3 digit, 4 digit, 5 digit

Here are the most popular Insignia TV remote codes, depending on the make of your universal remote.

Remote control brandCodes for Insignia TVs
Bose10171, 11204, 11326, 11517, 11564, 11641, 12002
Clicker0020, 0052, 0063, 0065, 0069, 0075, 0076, 0078, 0097, 0099, 0100, 0112, 0113, 0115, 0124, 0127, 0128, 0129, 0142, 0146, 0147, 0148, 0149, 0150, 0151, 0152, 0153, 0154, 0156, 0163, 0172, 0173, 0178, 0182, 0184, 0186, 0188, 0190, 0191, 0192, 0193, 0194, 0203, 0210, 0221, 0224, 0249, 0250, 0292, 0294, 0297, 0301, 0307, 0310, 0315
General Electric (GE)1181, 1180, 1175, 1171, 0103, 0189, 0217, 0135, 0133, 0116, 0167, 1148, 0456, 0029, 0905, 1406, 1407, 1408, 2891, 0371, 2271, 0581, 0701, 0871, 09821, 1241, 1381, 2241, 2921, 3761, 3841, 4371, 4721, 4761, 5051, 5061, 5181
Innovage Products (Jumbo Universal Remote)000, 001, 004, 009, 035, 038, 045
Insignia12049, 11780, 14487, 11641, 11564, 11326, 11892, 12002, 12184, 11423, 11385, 11660, 11963, 12751, 13227, 11463
Flipper0371, 0701, 0871, 1241, 1381, 2241, 2271, 2321, 2471, 2891, 2921
Living Solutions022, 044, 046, 050, 055, 061, 069, 071, 073, 074, 075, 078, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 087, 092, 091, 096, 103, 104, 105, 106, 108, 109, 112, 114, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 125, 126, 127, 128, 134, 139, 140, 144, 146, 153
Magnavox0103, 0120, 0130, 0040, 0069, 0074, 0089, 0091, 0094
MasterControl350
Momentum345, 354
Motorola350, 400, 052, 164, 403, 454, 457
One for All0054, 1204, 1780, 2049
Panasonic06, 07, 15, 18, 20, 0017, 0054, 0178, 0317, 0457, 1564, 0171, 1204, 1326, 1517, 1660, 2002, 2003, 2004
Philips0198, 0490, 0115
Potenza ST0171, 1204, 1326, 1517, 1963, 2002
RCA135, 12049, 11423, 11564, 10171, 10463, 11810, 11892, 11963, 12184, 12417
RadioShack038, 173, 228, 238, 252, 253, 272, 290, 307, 325, 381, 417, 420, 477, 505, 511
Samsung00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 15, 16, 17, 18, 40, 43, 46, 47, 48, 49, 59, 60, 98
Simplicity564, 575
Sony068, 069, 078, 096, 100, 164, 168, 229, 026, 00171, 01204, 01423, 01564, 02049, 10675, 12428, 12596, 00171, 01517, 01710, 01780, 01892, 02002, 02049, 20288, 02417
Terk12049, 11564, 11892, 10171, 10463, 14398
X10014, 017, 021, 022, 025, 027, 036, 037, 038, 039, 040, 043, 044, 045, 046, 047, 048, 049, 050, 051, 052, 053, 054, 055, 056, 057, 058, 059, 060, 062, 075, 081, 082, 087, 088, 089, 090, 095, 096, 101, 129, 134, 136, 137, 164, 165, 166, 167, 174, 176, 184, 189, 190
Insignia codes for remote universal remotes

How to program Insignia remote with codes

If you have found the code for your Insignia TV, then here’s how to program your universal remote –

Step

1

Turn on your TV

Power up the TV for which you want to use the universal remote.

Step

2

Press the ‘device’ button

Next, you have to press a “device” button for the device you want to connect the remote to. In this case, press the “TV” button on your remote.

Device buttons on a universal remote

Step

3

Press the Setup button

Then, press and hold the “Setup button” until the LED light turns on, which indicates that the remote is ready for programming.

Universal remote showing the setup button

Step

4

Enter the code

Input the code from your programming guide into the remote.

universal remote with the number buttons highlighted

Step

5

Test the remote

Aim your remote at the TV and hold the Power button. Release it when the TV turns off.

How to program Insignia remote without codes

If you don’t have the codes or you’re not sure which one to use, you can try this auto-search method –

Step

1

Turn on your TV

Ensure the TV you want to program is powered on.

Step

2

Activate the remote

Press and hold the device button (TV) on the remote for 3 seconds until the LED light indicates the remote is ready to program.

Step

3

Scan for codes

Direct the remote towards the TV and press the channel switches (CH+ & CH-). The remote will send on/off signals. Keep pressing up/down until the TV turns off.

Universal remote with channel buttons highlighted

Step

4

Verify the code

Press the “Power” button to turn the device back on. Test different functions to ensure the remote is programmed correctly.

Step

5

Save the code

Press the device button to save the code. The LED light will blink twice to confirm.

With these steps, your Insignia TV should respond to your universal remote control, making it a convenient tool for managing your TV.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use a universal remote for Insignia Fire TV?

Yes, you can use a universal remote for Insignia Fire TV. Most universal remotes are capable of being programmed to work with a wide range of smart TVs, including Insignia Fire TVs. You’ll need to program the remote with the specific codes for Insignia Fire TV to ensure it can communicate and control the TV effectively.

Conclusion

To sum up, you can program almost any universal remote for your Insignia TV (and even Insignia Fire TVs, but the codes might be different). Most remotes work with the Insignia TVs, so compatibility shouldn’t be an issue. You can program a universal remote with or without codes.

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