Hi my name is rob and i have a problem i hope someone can help me with. A while ago i stepped on my tv remote and on my screen of the tv came up child lock on.( the remote i have is not the original that came with the tv. ) So anyways i tried press everybutton on my remote but i cant get the lock off. can any1 help me to get the lock off this tv. I cant change the channell or anything. Someone please help.
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Re: Permant child lock
Sorry man The only way I know to unlock it is with the original remote. They are available at http://www.remotes.com You have to press the M or Mute button and the F or the Function button at the same time. If the remote you have has these buttons try them. Like I said if it doesnt work, you will need an original remote. See if anyone you know has one you can borrow or the store where you bought the TV, maybe they will let you borrow one. Good Luck
Hai this is Shiva.Mine is a KORYO branded tv.By mistake its childlocked.But i cant come out from the childlock.Since childlock occured tuner also locked automatically.Can u please give me one remedy for this problem.
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i found out on line in the owners manual that if u still have a remote control that came with the tv, u press the tv/av button and enter button at the same time to disable the child lock. New problem: u can't do it with a universal remote, even if its programmed to a magnavox tv. I called the 800 # to buy a remote control and the rep told me that it cost $50, not including the shipping and handling. so my husband put the tv in the car, brought an extension cord and took it to a local tv repairman who was kind enough to use his remote to remove the child lock for us. finally someone who is helpful for free. thanks to all the nice people out there!
It sounds to me like a child lock function, which is usually what the screen + padlock is on TVs. Usually your original remote would have a button / sequence to unlock the mode. If you still have your original remote, look for a child lock button or refer to your remote manual (and/or TV manual for the child lock feature) to unlock the mode.