How to program spectrum remote

How to program spectrum remote. Getting spectrum services for your TV might be the best thing you ever did.

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Watching this, they have been super considerate and provided their customers with a self-installation service to prevent any expenditure on it.

How to program spectrum remote

Spectrum services come up with a digital or cable box and spectrum remote programming, allowing you to explore the options and services.

The installation does not take much time. You just have to set up the box and program the remote to your Tv.

Let’s program your spectrum remote control

let's program your spectrum remote control

The spectrum remote control allows you to navigate through the options and settings.

What you need to do is now set and program your spectrum remote control with your TV.

Usually, as you turn on the tv, the spectrum remote controls automatically detect your Tv code and set it up with your Tv and the digital box or cable box.

There are some times when it doesn’t automatically set the remote control with the Tv.

In that case, you will have to pair it up or program your spectrum remote yourself.

That isn’t a big deal and probably very easy. You just have to do the proper steps and explore some select settings; that’s it.

Program your spectrum remote using keys

program your spectrum remote using keys!

There are buttons and keys present.

To set it up with your Tv, follow the below-mentioned steps, and you’ll be good.

  • Turn on the tv. Obviously, nothing can be done with a powered-off tv. Hah, don’t mind my lousy sense of humor.
  • Hold the remote control and see for the MENU button and then the ok button.
  • Now, press and hold both the Menu and Ok buttons simultaneously.
  • With that, you will see that the Tv power key will blink twice. As the input device key blinks, press it only once; there will pop up an option on the screen.
  • That will require you to add a 3-digit or 5-digit number that is the code for your Tv brand. This is the same code that allows your Tv to connect to any device. But we have to connect the tv with the spectrum remote.
  • Now, after entering the code, simultaneously press the tv power functions key again, and the tv will turn off.

After this, your Tv will be connected to your spectrum remote.

Codes for Various Tv brands

codes for various tv brands

Following are the various remote setup codes for the Tv brands you might have.


10250, 11480, 11457, 10051, 10650, 11271, 11291, 11410, 11941, 11946

11423, 10017, 11265, 10178, 10700, 10856, 11178, 11768, 11993, 12358, 12424


10250, 11480, 11457, 10051, 10650, 11271, 11291, 11410, 11941, 11946


11423, 11564, 10171, 11204, 11517, 11641, 11660, 11710, 11780, 11892, 11963, 12002, 12049, 12088, 12417


11463, 11780, 11785, 11810, 12049, 12184


11454, 11866, 10054, 10051, 10706, 10802, 11198, 11254, 11365, 11856, 11944, 11963, 11990, 12372


11454, 11866, 10054, 10690, 11154, 11744, 11806, 11856, 11867, 12372, 12374


11547, 10178, 11447, 10047, 10051, 10093, 10679, 11047, 11147, 11247, 11347, 11781, 11948, 11953, 11958, 12002, 12187, 12247, 12434

Samsung smart tv

10812, 10060, 10702, 10178, 10650, 10766, 10814, 11060, 11903, 12051


10000, 10810, 10834, 11317, 11685


11524, 10156, 11256, 11265, 10060, 10650, 10822, 10832, 10845, 11156, 11356, 11656, 11704, 11935, 11945, 12006V


10000, 11423, 10047, 10017, 10463, 11265, 10178, 11145, 10145, 11661

Programming the spectrum remote with self-search

programming the spectrum remote with self search

Famous brands have launched their smart TVs.

These are more modern and have various options to explore that ease up the user and make it convenient for them to set the tv according to their liking.

Now, pair up the spectrum remote with these smart TVs.

You can set up the remote setup using the auto search method by following the steps below:

First thing first, turn on your television. After that, you will have to press and hold the Tv and Ok buttons simultaneously for almost 4-5 seconds.

The light of the power button will turn on. You will have to put in your Tv brand code. That’s how the remote will recognize your tv and pair up with it.

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As you are done with it, the tv will automatically turn off.

Now, press the power button or the input key, and the tv will turn on, indicating that you have entered the right code.

The “other way around” for spectrum remote setup

the other way around for spectrum remote setup

Manually, the spectrum of remote programming can also be done in simple steps.

If you want to set up the spectrum remote control for your Tv, this method is also convenient.

First, turn the tv on. Second, press and hold the menu power button together until the input key blinks.

This indicates that the command you gave is not for the cable box but the Tv.

Press the power button, and a light will turn on.

You might see a blue, small arrow button right above the Ok button. Hold the UP arrow blue button till the device turns off.

This is the sign that the code for your tv brand has been found, and your tv has been paired up with your spectrum remote.

But if this doesn’t work?

Then no need to give up so quickly. When pressing the blue arrow button, press the 1-digit key for your Tv brand.

There are some famous Tv brands that have the following remote setup codes:

  • Insignia and Dynex: Code is 1
  • Zenith and LG: Code is 2
  • Panasonic: Code is 3
  • Magnavox and Phillip: Code is 4
  • RCA and TCL: Code is 5
  • Samsung: Code is 6
  • Sharp: Code is 7
  • Sony: Code is 8
  • Toshiba: Code is 9
  • Vizio: Code is 0

As you press the correct code for your Tv, the tv turns off, and  setup will be done.

Programming the spectrum remote with radio frequency

programming the spectrum remote with radio frequency

Well, if you find those mentioned above “easy” steps and methods hard enough to operate.

Then, my fellows, it’s ok because there are several ways and alternatives by which you can get your spectrum remote to pair up with your Tv.

This method which I’m going to describe now is a bit interesting as it requires you to pair up your remote using the radio frequency of your tv.

The following are the steps for this method:

The start is by turning on your Tv. Now on the remote, your spectrum remote, just look for the menu button or main menu button. And press it!

On the screen, you will be able to see a dialogue box with multiple options regarding the television settings.

If you see clearly, then on the left side of this menu, there will be the settings and support options. This will allow you to enter another dialogue box.

Find out or search for the select support button around there somewhere. That will lead you to the remote control setting.

Now, this won’t take much of your time. From the remote settings, there will be various other titles but stick to what you are looking for.

Search for the radio frequency pair new remote option, not the rf pair new remote option. This is it! Go on to pair it after a few more clicks away!

After doing some math, there are a number of commands that the Tv set will guide you, you should follow the guide, and that’s it.

The good part is

When you set up your spectrum universal remote for Tv with radio frequency.

It will allow you to operate the spectrum remotely and give commands to your Tv even if the cable box is placed far away or out of sight.

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Pairing up the spectrum remote with your audio devices

pairing up the spectrum remote with your audio devices

Hey, the best thing about the spectrum remotes is that you can pair them up with audio devices as well.

Doing this is similar to the steps mentioned above in ‘programming with keys.’

  • Turn on the tv first.
  • Then press and hold the MENU and OK keys together at the same time.
  • When you do this, The tv power button or the input button will blink twice.
  • As this input device button blinks, you will see a menu to enter the code for the audio device you need to connect with the remote.
  • After adding the code, press the tv power button once.
  • The tv will turn off, indicating that the device has been paired successfully


Spectrum is undoubtedly a fantastic service to achieve if you are a Tv person, as it brings forth multiple services.

The spectrum cable box and remote can be connected to your Tv easily, and the remote can be paired up with multiple devices.

The new spectrum remote is quite different from the universal remote and can be differentiated by the buttons and layout.

To get your spectrum guide remote paired up with your tv, you need to try the above-described steps.

These are super easy and convenient to apply. And you will set up your remote and program it in no time at all.

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