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Waiting on a remote(since we purchased TV in DECEMBER!) Missing from box!! Stuck on home mode or store mode - soooo frustrating with no remote!!

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HI, it is possible to operate most of any flat screen t.v.'s function using buttons on t.v. These are marked as follows: + and - are for volume and when in the menu for either moving up/down or to the left and right, the < and > are to change the Channels ( also used in menu mode to scroll either up and down or to the left and right ), then you should have a button marked INPUT, maybe A/V this switches between your sources ( the t.v.'s tuner,cable,sat,p.c. input,dvd,aux,hdmi,and so forth,then you have a power button and last but not least the MENU button to adjust it. also if you have a remote for a cable/satellite box with a manual it may be able to operate an APEX( pretty common actually ) if no manual for said remote-cable/satellites customer service have been know to help quite readily. I hope this has been of some help, good luck, Prodzilla

Posted on Apr 01, 2011

  • ogradysgetaw Apr 05, 2011

    Hi,
    Thanks for the reply. The button on the side of the TV cannot get it off the "mode" it is on. I have tried the remote for the satalite and the dvd player and both don't work - we have also tried a universal remote but it cannot work until it is off this retail/home mode? I have tried customer service at APEX and they are useless I am still waiting for a remote because one was not in the box when we purchased back in December?!?!? We couldn't take back to store because we are in Canada and we purchased in the US.
    I have asked them for their help to get it off this mode without the remote and they said that it can't be done?!?!?
    Any other thoughts???
    Thanks so much!!

  • prodzilla Apr 07, 2011

    Hi, Provided you can turn the T.V. off, then you can try a RESET-even if there's no button or little hole to press in-it may be possible to try a variation of key inputs(buttons-usually two at a time)I'd suggest when tv is off ( again probably will work best if T.V. was switched off) press and conintinue to hold the Power button. , then move on to repeating the process and adding a second button( we assume it will take more than one try, the t.v. manufacters do not make it impossible-only difficult for operation without their remote ( Encourages new remote purchases) too) while tv is off press an hold in lets say the Menu button then press powere button until t.v. turns on,. also their may be a small switch somewhere actually ( in fine print?)marked display mode: demo/normal. Just get creative: these T.V. are pretty crash proof unless they're broke. Nearly anything you do can be " UNDONE " by unpugging for a long enough period of time. :) So that about wraps it up. It may take a few try's but being 'Stuck " in a mode sounds like just a progaramming matter with some trial and error involved. I hope was more helpful, Podzilla

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