If you want to use a universal remote on your DVD player for the first time, you have to program the universal remote to your DVD. The process is easy even for a first timer. All you have to do is grab the correct code for the DVD player brand and proceed to follow the steps below.
Step 1. First, you need to have the correct code for your DVD brand. Check this post to get the correct universal remote codes for DVD players.
Step 2. Ensure you turn on the DVD player you want to sync with your universal remote control.
Step 3. Hold your universal remote control close enough to face your DVD player.
Step 4. Press and hold the ‘SETUP’ button until the five component buttons light on.
Step 5. The next step is to press the correct component button on your remote control. Since you are trying to program a DVD player, the component button is DVD. In some universal remotes, you will see it as BD/DVD.
Step 6. Key in the correct codes using the keypad on your universal remote. When you get the correct code, the component button will blink twice and turn off.
Step 7. Press the power button on the remote for your DVD player to turn on. If it works, viola, you have successfully programmed your device to your remote. If it doesn’t work, or if the entire component buttons blinks twice, then you got the wrong code. Key in another code from the list of codes until you get the correct code.
Universal Remote Not Working
If your universal remote control is not working, it could be as a result of some minor issues. This session will point out issues that can make your universal remote to stop working and to fix it.
. Correct Code: Another reason your universal remote control may fail to work is if you are using the wrong code. Thankfully, this post has listed codes for all devices for your Universal remote. For most device, we listed more than one codes. If a code doesn’t work, simply copy the next code and try again.
. Battery: If there is no battery in your universal remote or the battery is bad, it will not work. Check the battery box of your remote to ensure there the batteries are correctly fixed. Also, ensure that the batteries are not wet, because that is a sign of damage.
. Object: If there is an object obstructing your TV or device you want to program, your universal remote may not function well. Ensure you remove all objects and hold your remote close to the device you wish to program.