Question about Samsung TV Remote Control
When I first inherited this old TV the remote would hardly work at all and the batteries would go flat after a day or two. I pulled the remote apart and cleaned every thing and now it works fine but the batteries still go flat. Can't find a user manual anywhere for it. A new remote is $90- better to by a new TV for that money, a generic learning remote is $25 but does not have all the functions. Any simple answer you can suggest? Thanks!
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Samsung TV remote control
I HAVE THE SOLUTION TO THIS PROBLEM.
Confirmed with Samsung tech support. Problem is with remote. to fix, simple take the batteries out of the remote. Press and hold the UP Volume button for 2 Mintues (no cheating, it has to be at least 2 minutes), this Reset's the Remote Control. Put the batteries back in. Bob's your uncle. all fixed.
Posted on Jan 26, 2008
SOURCE: remote control
I had the same problem. The problem is strange and seems to be with the receiver in the TV and not the remote control. The reason I say this is that when this first happened my Samsung brand DVD could actually control the TV. This then also failed, but still works fine with the DVD player.
Anyway there is an even more bizarre fix to all this......
- Remove the batteries from your TV remote. - Press and hold the red (ON/OFF) button for at least 1 min. - Replace the batteries and hey presto!!
I know seems far fetched but I found it on the Samsung website and it does work.
Posted on Mar 30, 2009
the way i did it was take the batteries out and hold powere button for 5 seconds put batteries back in and should be fine mate!
Posted on May 17, 2010
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