Samsung TV universal remote codes – explained

We take a look at the options for getting your universal remote connected

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Struggling to connect your universal remote to your Samsung TV? You’re not alone. This guide is designed to solve that very issue, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free setup. With a focus on Samsung universal remote codes, we’ll guide you through the practical steps of syncing your remote to your Samsung TV.

We’ll explain how to use the universal remote codes effectively and provide you with a verified list of codes tailored for Samsung TVs. Say goodbye to confusion and hello to seamless control of your entertainment system. Should you have a GE universal remote, take a look at our GE universal remote codes piece, or our article on Brightstar remote codes. Or, if you’re struggling to turn your TV on, check our Samsung TV black screen of death fixes article.

Deciphering your Samsung TV model code

To find the appropriate code, knowing your Samsung TV’s model number is helpful. Here’s how to find it:

  • Older Models: Check the back of the TV for a label with the model code.
  • Newer Models: Use your TV remote to navigate to Settings > Support > About this TV. The model code will be displayed on this screen.

Understanding your Samsung TV’s model code is essential in finding the correct universal remote code, ensuring a seamless connection and control experience. Below we’ll show you three sets of instructions for the best use of Samsung universal remote codes for your TV – connecting a universal remote so you can get on with watching or playing what you want! To start, make sure your universal remote has new or recently installed batteries.

1

Connect a universal remote to a Samsung TV without a code

Lost your universal remote code for your Samsung TV? Don’t worry; you can connect your remote without needing the specific code. This method is straightforward and can quickly resolve your problem, ensuring your universal remote communicates with your Samsung TV. Here’s what you need to do:

Step

1

Initiate setup mode on your remote

    1. Press and hold the “Setup” button on your universal remote.
    2. Wait for the LED light on the remote to blink twice, indicating it’s in setup mode.

Step

2

Enter the universal search command

    1. With the remote in setup mode, enter “9 9 1.”
    2. This command tells the remote to start the automatic search for the correct code.

Step

3

Find the right code

    1. Point your remote towards the TV and press the “Power” button repeatedly.
    2. Continue this process until your TV turns off. Each press sends a different code to the TV.

Step

4

Save the code

    1. Once your TV turns off, press the “Setup” button again on your universal remote to save the code.
    2. This action locks in the code that worked to turn off your TV.

2

Code Search Method

The code search method is a more automated approach, with your TV searching and trying the codes themselves. It’s generally faster and more straightforward than manually entering codes. Here’s how to do it

Step

1

Turn on your TV

Ensure that your Samsung TV is powered on.

Step

2

Activate TV mode on the remote

Press the TV button on your universal remote.

Step

3

Enter setup mode

Hold the Setup button until the TV’s indicator light blinks twice.

Step

4

Input the universal search code

Enter 9-1-1 using the remote. The light will blink again.

Step

5

Aim and power

Point the remote at the TV and press the power button.

Step

6

Channel up to switch off

Keep pressing Channel Up until the TV turns off.

Step

7

Power on to test

Press the power button to turn the TV back on.

Step

8

Confirm the code

Press the Setup button again to lock in the code.

3

Manual code entry method

If you prefer a more hands-on approach or if the automatic method doesn’t work, you can try the Manual Code Entry method.

Step

1

Ensure TV is on

Make sure your Samsung TV is switched on.

Step

2

Select TV Mode

Press the TV button on your remote.

Step

3

Initiate Setup Mode

Hold down the Setup button until the light blinks twice.

Step

4

Enter the code

Refer to the list of codes provided below and enter a code for your Samsung TV model. If the LED flashes twice, you’ve entered the correct code. If not, try another code from the list.

Step

5

Finalize the Setup

After entering the correct code, press the TV button and then the Setup button. Release the Setup button when the LED blinks twice.

If you have paired your TV with one of these methods, ensure its functionality by testing various features and controls.

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Persistence pays

Thee are a few methods here to get your remote and TV connected. So if one doesn’t work for you, move onto the next. You may find that one of them, or one of hte codes below will work for your model if you cannot find the code by model alone.

Samsung TV remote codes list

For 4-digit and 5-digit codes, use the following lists based on your universal remote’s requirements and your Samsung TV model. You can try these codes on your device if you are not sure which code is right for your model. Below we’ll go into more detail on how to find the right code based on your Samsung TV.

4-digit codes4-digit codes5-digit codes5-digit codes
12495871040811060
3712351017810587
158431311032910482
81291163210217
15061781076610702
5563701003011575
161914581205110812
21036441195910056
61816301042710650
9320511006010032
4-digit and 5-digit codes for Samsung TVs

Can I use any universal remote for my Samsung TV?

Yes, most universal remotes are compatible with Samsung TVs. To ensure seamless operation, use the specific Samsung TV universal remote codes for programming the remote.

How can I find my Samsung TV code?

To find your Samsung TV code, refer to the universal remote’s manual or the remote manufacturer’s website. Alternatively, use the auto-search function on your universal remote to detect the code automatically. For specific models, check the TV’s settings menu or the label on the back of older models.

Wrapping up

That’s it. We hope the methods above have helped you with all you need to know about Samsung universal remote codes. And that they’ve helped you connect your remote and TV so you can get back to watching or playing without issue.