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I have a logitech Harmony 890 remote. The battery

I have a logitech Harmony 890 remote. The battery is charged, by selecting a butter the remote lights up; however, non of the functions communicate with the TV. Any suggestions?

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To check to see if your device is controlled by a RF (radio frequency) or IR (infrared) remote:

Power the device on manually

Cover the front of the original remote that came with the device with your hand

Press any button on the remote that you know the device would respond to normally

If the device responds even when your hand is covering the front of the remote, the remote is RF and the device cannot be controlled by the Harmony remote


Another test that can be performed is using digital camera:

Using any digital camera, even one on a cell phone, camcorder or webcam, look through the screen of the camera at the front of the remote

Press a few buttons on the original remote

If you see flashes of light as illustrated, the remote is IR and the Harmony can control it. If the remote does not flash, this original remote is an RF remote and the device cannot be controlled by the Harmony remote

For comparison, try the same steps with a remote control that you know is working correctly, such as the original remote for the TV, or DVD player. You should see the IR emitters flashing when performing this test.

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My remote will not charge or do anything when placed in the charging craddle. its about 4 yrs old and I can not get it to charge up.


If you never replace the battery before, you probably need to replace the rechargeable battery by now. http://buy.logitech.com/store/logib2c/en_US/DisplayCategoryProductListPage/categoryid.13982300#back lithium ion batteries have limited amount of charge cycles so you just need to replace it. Go to the link above and buy the one for Harmony 890

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Logitech harmony remote 890 battery and new battery door the clip


If you live in the US, you can call the Logitech Sales Line at 1-800-231-7717 to buy a new battery cover and battery.
If you're from somewhere else let me know and I will tell you how to get replacement parts.

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Harmony 890 just went dead. Nothing. Nada. Not


I have an 890 also. I've found that the remote doesn't always charge when it the charger. I have to put a rubber band around it and make sure it shows that the the battery symbol on the display is showing that it charging. Or the battery isn't taking a charge anymore and I'd try to replace it. Doesn't really hold a charge very long either.

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Screen is blank on Logitech Harmony 890 remote. It is charged


HI! Here's what to do if your Logitech Harmony remote's LCD screen has gone blank.


1. Remove the battery, press and hold the 'OFF' button, and re-insert the battery. The screen will display 'Safe Mode!', or the 'Activities' button will be lit.

2. Connect your remote to the computer.

3. Launch the Harmony Remote Software, and log in.

4. Click "Downloads" at the top and click "Firmware".

5. The remote will go through the firmware update.

6. Select "Yes", and click NEXT to update the remote.



If the screen is still blank after you complete these steps, then it is a hardware issue and you should contact Logitech's wonderful support team, given that the remote is still under warranty.

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My Harmony 890 is blinking and won't do anything!!


try doing a firmware upgrade after booting your remote in safe mode

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Need a manual to know how to use the various menus on the remote


The Logitech Harmony 890 remote control is programmed through the
Harmony Windows Setup Software.

Once installed, you will simply run the program and select the devices you would like to control from menus. This program finds the right codes for you and loads them into your remote control.

You can get a copy of the Harmony 890 Manual by clicking here.

I hope that helps.
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Changes 2 channels at a time


I can help you with your Logitech Harmony 890 remote control.

The Logitech Harmony 890 remote control is programmed through the
Harmony Windows Setup Software.

I recommend resetting it up with your components to get rid of the two channel problem.

Once installed, you will simply run the program and select the devices you would like to control from menus. This program finds the right codes for you and loads them into your remote control.

You can get a copy of the Harmony 890 Manual by clicking here.

I hope that helps.
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