Feature photo of how to program your remote

How Do You Find The Code For Your TV? | Search & Manual

Each TV brands has some 4 digit codes that the remote must be set/programmed to.

This is done by the manufacturer during the installation but how do you find the code for your TV whenever the TV is replaced?

This article explains explain both the Search and Manual method to Program the remote, it also includes codes of some popular brands.

Program Your Remote – Search Method

How the Search Method works

In the Search Mode the Remote sends IR codes to the device from its Library starting with most popular once.

Steps: Search Method

  1. Turn the TV On.
  2. Press the [TV] button; the [TV] button will blink once. Now press and hold the [SETUP] button until the [TV] key blink twice.
  3. Press & Enter 9 1 1; The [TV] button will blink twice.
  4. Press the [PWR] button once while aiming it at the TV.
  5. Press and release the [CH+] button repeatedly; Stop once the TV turns off.
  6. Now press the [PWR] button which should turn the TV back on.
  7. Press the [SETUP] button to lock the code in.

*NOTE: If the TV doesn’t turn on during step 6 then press & release the [CH-] button and press the [SETUP] when the TV turns on.

Program TV remote with 4 digit code

Program Your Remote – Manual Method

How the Manual Method works

Unlike Search Method here you can manually program the Remote to the selected TV if you have the code of that particular brand.

At the end of this article we have provided codes of some Popular TV Brands, if your Brand is still missing we have a link below where you can look up for the codes.

Steps: Manual Method

  1. Turn the TV On.
  2. Press the [TV] button; the [TV] button will blink once. Now press and hold the [SETUP] button until the [TV] key blink twice.
  3. Find the Codes for your Brand of TV below and enter the first four-digit; the Selected Mode Key will blink twice if done correctly.
  4. *NOTE: If the selected mode key emits a long blink, the entry is invalid. Repeat Step 1 & 2 and try entering the code once again.
  5. Press the [TV] button and it will blink once. Then press and
    hold the [SETUP] button and release once the Selected Mode Key blinks twice.
  6. Press the [PWR] button while aiming at the TV; The TV should turn off. If it doesn’t turn off repeat the 2 & 3, try different codes of the corresponding brand until you find the working one.

Codes of some Popular TV Remote Codes List.

  • Akai TV Codes: 0812, 0702, 0030, 0098, 0672, 1207, 1903, 1935
  • Hitachi TV Codes: 1145, 0145, 0016, 0032, 0038, 0056, 0095, 0097, 0151, 0173, 0227, 0279, 0409, 0413, 0797, 1960
  • Hyundai TV Codes: 0849, 1219, 1294
  • LG TV Codes: 1265, 0178, 0442, 0700, 0829, 0856, 1178, 1325, 1423, 1758, 1993
  • Panasonic TV Codes: 0250, 0051, 0055, 0162, 0226, 0338, 0375, 0650, 1291, 1410, 1941, 1946, 1947
  • Philips TV Codes: 1454, 0054, 0690, 1154, 1483
  • Pioneer TV Codes: 0166, 0038, 0172, 0679, 0866, 1260, 1398
  • Samsung TV Codes: 0060, 0812, 0702, 0178, 0030, 1903, 1575, 1395, 1312, 1060, 0814, 0766, 0427, 0408, 0329, 0056, 0032, 0019
  • Sansui TV Codes: 0463, 1409, 1935
  • Sanyo TV Codes: 0154, 0088, 0107, 0146, 0159, 0232, 0484, 0799, 0893, 1142
  • Sharp TV Codes: 0093, 0039, 0153, 0157, 0165, 0220, 0281, 0386, 0398, 0491, 0688, 0689, 0818, 0851, 1602
  • Sony TV Codes: 1100, 0000, 0011, 0080, 0111, 0273, 0353, 0810, 0834, 1317
  • Thomson TV Codes: 0209, 0210
  • Toshiba TV Codes: 0154, 1256, 0156, 1265, 0060, 1945, 1935, 1704, 1656, 1635, 1356, 1343, 1325, 1306, 1156, 0845, 0832, 0650, 0149, 0036
  • Vizio TV Codes: 0864, 0885, 1499, 1756, 1758

If your Brand of TV Codes is not listed above; click here you will most probably find it in this PDF.