Program your Samsung remote control using the Mode button or the appropriate buttons on the device. Some universal Samsung remotes have buttons for cable boxes, DVD players and other electronics, while others have a Mode button with a menu for selecting the correct device.
Turn off device you want to control. Next, press the Mode button on the remote to switch the remote to cable box, DVD or another device. If your Samsung remote does not have a Mode button, look for and press the appropriate button that is labeled with your device.
Press the Set button on your remote control. If your device does not have a Set button, look for a small hole labeled Set. Straighten a paper clip or a similar thin wire, and push it into the hole to press the Set button.
Enter the three-digit code for your electronic device. If you do not know the code, find it in the user manual of the device. Otherwise, search for the code on the manufacturer's website. After entering the code, press the Power button on the remote control. The device should turn on. If not, check for alternate codes for the device.
Samsung universal remote controls operate a number of devices from different manufacturers if they are programmed with the correct remote control codes for each component. Some Samsung DVD or Blu-Ray Disc remote controls can also control basic TV functions on compatible televisions.Full Answer >
Program a Dish remote to match a specific receiver by changing the remote address through the receiver. This is done using the receiver's menu system and the remote itself.Full Answer >
Program a Sanyo universal remote by using a key code corresponding to the make and model of your television. These codes are found in the Sanyo universal remote manual.Full Answer >
As of 2014, Samsung remote control codes are available from the troubleshooting guide located in the "Get Support" section of the official Samsung website. From "Connections and Setup," click on "Remote Control Setup" and then "Remote Control Codes."Full Answer >