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The TV does not respond to the remote control. I have replaced the batteries in the remote control

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  • I can't imagine how this works without power to either unit but it was a quick and easy fix that I could do myself. Thank you so much for posting this advice. I'm going to print it and save it with the tv receipt ... just in case. :-)

  • Bill Sep 22, 2013

    Unreal. 9/22/13. Yes, reboot the tv. Now I have two remotes that work. Even the new remote did not work until I did this procedure.

  • Bill Sep 22, 2013

    And. The old remote was NOT producing the light in the camera test. Yes, new battetr

  • Bill Sep 22, 2013

    I even tested the old remote in a totally dark room. Unreal.

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You have to unplug the television after turning it off. Take the batteries out of the remote control. Point the remote toward the remote sensor (bottom right hand corner of the television set). Press the power button on the remote control and hold it down for 30 full seconds. Next press and release every button on the remote control. Next plug the tv back in and power it on from the power button on the television itself. Replace the batteries. Adjust the volume using the remote control. If that works the problem is solved. If it doesn't work you may need a software update, a new remote control, or repair to the sensor on your television.

To see if your remote control is working look at it through the viewscreen of a digital camera. The digital camera must be turned on and ready to take a picture. Next press a channel button on the remote control. Do you see a bluish white light? If so the remote control is ok.

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  • Wazzu Nov 05, 2010

    At first I thought there was no way this would work without power in either the remote or T.V. After more research I finally decided it wouldn't hurt to try. Believe it or not it worked. Never again will I question advice even when it sound rediculous. Thanks

  • ufferheide Nov 27, 2010

    It fixed the problem. Thanks.

  • ronrob8978 Dec 26, 2010

    The problem is resolved! I was skeptical but family (and football playoffs) persuaded me to try it. Thanks VERY much!

  • skeptile Dec 30, 2010

    Unbelievable. I don't know what voodoo you're purveying but it is some darn fine voodoo! It would be interesting to know WHY this works.

  • scoobykitty
    scoobykitty Sep 18, 2012

    This worked awsome!!

  • zack_pitsch
    zack_pitsch Oct 25, 2012

    Amazed. did this before i ordered the remote sensor and it worked! crazy!

  • Carl Touchie Dec 22, 2012

    This worked after trying a second time...awesome

  • Vance Jan 28, 2013

    Can't believe it but it worked, thanks!

  • Shreenaveen Aug 24, 2013

    This worked like magic.... Thanks a ton

  • mbryan6434 Apr 28, 2014

    Unbelievably; it did work. Thanks

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    Loretta Northcutt Apr 28, 2014

    You're welcome everyone!

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