How to Program Philips Universal Remote Setup Without Code

Looking for programming your Philips universal remote to operate any electronic devices like smart tv, DVD and CD player, Soundbars, music system, etc. In this article, we will guide you to program your universal remote control setup without using any remote codes. 

How to Program a Philips Universal Remote Control Without any Remote Codes?

You can try the auto-search method to set up a universal remote without a code. Follow these steps for programming remote without any 2, 3, 4 and 5 digits remote codes:

Step 1

First of all, you need to turn on your device. You want to control with the Phillips universal remote (e.g., TV, DVD player).

Step 2

After that, you need to check the Code Search or Setup button on your Philips universal remote control. Setup and code search button will vary depending on your remote control models which you are using. 

Step 3

Press and hold the “Setup” button on the Phillips universal remote until the indicator light stays on. If your remote light is not blinking, then you need to try back after 10 seconds.

Step 4

Now, you need to press the TV button on your remote control for programming the Phillip universal remote without any codes to operate your smart tv.

Step 5

Press the “Channel Up or Down” button repeatedly, waiting a few seconds between each press, until the channels change on your televisions. This may take some time as the remote cycles through different codes.

Once the device turns off by pressing the power button on your remote control , press the “Setup” button to lock in the code.

Step 6

Test the remote by pressing the “Power” button to turn the device back on. Also, try other functions to ensure the remote is working correctly.

Frequently asked questions

Here are some frequently asked questions about setting up a Philips universal remote without a code:

Can I set up a Philips universal remote setup without using a code?

Yes, it is possible to set up a Philips remote control without using a remote code. This method is called “code search”. It allows the remote to search for the correct code automatically for operating your devices like TV, DVD/CD player, soundbar, Home theater and other electronic devices. 

What if my device doesn’t turn off during the code search?

 If your device doesn’t turn off during the code search, you can try the following:

  • Make sure you are following the right  steps and pointing your universal remote directly at the device.
  • You need to repeat the code search process again. But this time, you need to try holding the remote closer to the device or moving it around slightly to find a better angle.
  • If you’ve tried the above steps and the device still doesn’t turn off. It is possible your device may not be compatible with the Philips universal remote.

How do I program additional devices to my universal remote without a code?

You can follow the same code search or setup process for each device separately to program a universal remote without a code.Simply repeat above steps mentioned earlier for each device you want to control.

Is there an alternative method to set up a universal remote without a remote code?

Answer: The code search method is the most common way to set up a Philips universal remote without a code. However, some Philips remotes may have a “Quick Setup” or “Auto-Search” feature, which automatically searches for the correct code. 

Remember, these instructions are general guidelines, and the exact steps may vary depending on the model of your Philips universal remote. It’s always a good idea to check the user manual or visit Philips’ official support website for detailed instructions specific to your remote model.