Philips Universal Remote Control

I bought a new Philips Universal Remote Control at Wal-Mart this afternoon to replace the old RCA TV control.
The old one is still working except the volume up button. It is need 4 AAA batteries.
I tried my best to fix this button including open the controler and cleaning. All failed.
I saw the Universal Remote Control is about $9 with 3 devices, such as TV, VCR/DVD, Cable/Sat. This 3 devices controler has lowerst price. Some 4 or 5 devices may double the price.
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When I install the batteries and try to search the code, firstly I did not success with the direct code entry.
It has a list of codes for different brand devices.


I have to try the second way by programming with code search. It is much easy.
1) Manually turn on the device (TV, DVD) to be controlled.
2) Press and hold code search button until the red indicator stays on. Release the code search button.
3) Press and release the desired mode button (TV, DVD,etc)
4) Press the Channel Up button repeatedly (up to 300 times) until the device to be controlled changes channel.
5) Press and release the Mute button to install the code.
This is a log for future use.
Update:
March 26, 2007
As agreed I post a menu of code in the post

  • april

    hey i tried to code my remote your way but without sucess i have a sharp t.v and if you could email me the codes for it that would be great

  • Sid

    Hey!…Thanks a million for the instructions…was looking all over for them…had lost my manual aswell…
    ~cheers~

  • John

    can u either tell me what the modle of the remote is orgive me the codes for a sony tv

  • Aaron

    I was trying to push the code search button after doing the search with the power button. Thanks a lot. I had to do an image search to find this.

  • Heather Rapp

    I have the same remote, i have a Sanyo tv. i did not have success w/ your post, however i did have success before using the power button. But now it will not work now. So i would appreciate it if you could email me the codes for a “Sanyo Tv” thank you!

  • http://www.yinfor.com/ DavidYin

    I will scan the full codes and post here later.

  • mike

    i cant find my code book for my universal remote, same one was pic on site of course. i tried your way..worked well, thank you.
    i was unable to find the codes online. until i stumbbled on this page, so thanks.
    guys after you keep pushing the channel up button, press it slowley, then hit mute like he/she says, up top, and it will work…if you keep pushing the channel button to fast, after it changes a channel, then stops working, you have to start all over again, push it kinda slwoely

  • Rebecca

    THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!! I have been trying for a week to get my remote to program to my other TV!! 2 YO lost the remote and all i had was this one with no manual!!

  • sean

    Your link for the manual does not work I need the codes for a symphonic tv for this remote. Anyone?
    _______________________________
    Reply:
    The link is fixed.
    The code you need is 324 225 247 726
    David Yin.

  • willes

    i try it but it doesn’t work

  • willes

    how do i put the code

  • willes

    do you know the code for zenith Z tv

  • http://www.yinfor.com/blog David Yin

    Willes,
    Do you see my link to the menul of this remote control? All support equipment and codes can be found there.

  • Earl Clay Giles

    yea i tied your method but my tv is stuck on TV/VCR with the display on so i cant see wen it changes channels i also have a Sanyo brand televison so if u could email me the codes or post them that woul be swell

  • Nicole

    Hey! Thank you sooooo much for this! I was going crazy looking for this code on the web! I threw out my manual thinking that I would never need it… a week later, I dropped my clicker and i needed to reprogram it! You saved me a bunch of time! Thanks again!!!!!!!!

  • Alicia

    How do u get it to work on a Samsung DVD player?

  • http://www.yinfor.com/blog DavidYin

    To Alicia,
    Just follow the instruction above to search the code. or use my scanned manual to find the code you need.

  • Kendra Dickinson

    my tv is stuck on TV/VCR with the display on so i cant see wen it changes channels i also have a Sanyo brand televison so if u could email me the codes or post them that would be so helpful..I’m going crazy!
    I’m desperate!

  • Laura

    Ty , i had problems but i finnally got it programmed awesome !

  • Aegistus

    Dude you rock. I just moved in this apartment fully furnished in Halifax and I have this Tv with a Phillips universal remote that was deprogrammed and could not find the code. Every time I wanted to change the channel I had to get up to do it. That was until I found your site. You rock!!! Thanks

  • Kool-Aid Man

    Thank you for this… much appreciated.

  • http://www.yinfor.com DavidYin

    I am so happy that it can help so many people.

  • Tim Jones

    DOES ANYONE HAVE THE CODES FOR A SANYO TELEVISION, THANKS

  • Nani

    Thank you very much i couldn’t believe i came across ur page cuz i’ve been trying to figure out these codes all this morning. I would honestly recommend this website to anyone who is having remote problems becuz this website isn’t trying to get u to buy a new remote it helps u work with the one u already have!!!!! THANKS>

  • http://observationmountain.com Barbara

    Thank you sooooo much for providing this information. I replaced our remote with the same one(for our RCA TV). Since I didn’t have the code, I tried your alternate method, and it works perfect. In fact, I’ve had to use this method several times now. I have your page bookmarked for easy reference.
    I love this method so much, I am writing a post on my blog, pointing my readers to you.
    Again, thank you

  • SABRiiNA

    HELLO!! ii NEED THE CODES FOR A SANYO!! iiF YOU HAVE THEM ii WOULD GREATLY APPRECiiATE iiT!!

  • J

    anybody know the code for a philips dvp 3040? I’ve tried everything with no luck.

  • Chelsey

    Hey,
    I need the code to program an RCA remote control for a Zenith Z TV. Any help would be appreciated.
    Thanks :)

  • Ray

    I did a search on the internet for codes and came upon your site. The instructions were perfect! I too lost my code book. The directions worked perfectly. Thank you, my remote is the same as the picture and it worked!

  • Shiru

    Thanks buddy that was helpful after I changed the batteries I was unable to locate the manual and your instructions helped me a lot. Thanks again.

  • tidi

    i have a phonola television but i don’t see it in the code list.did someone give it to me? i tried philips codes ,it work but i can’t access to the search menu. help me please

  • Stephanie

    Thanks so much, I tried all the websites and yours was definitely a BINGO!!!
    Thanks again! Now I’ll know what to do next time. It’s amazing how we have to live with a remote!!!

  • Anonymous

    This web site help me determine the proper entry codes for my VCR/DVD Comb and my TV. May help someone else : http://www.remotecodelist.com

  • Anonymous

    yea it worked for me…. guys if it doesnt seem 2 work, but it changes channels sometimes, go slower because it takes3-6 seconds b4 the button actually works, also sometimes the tv controls work only partially, try again n again till u get everything… I MEAN EVERYTHING… 2 work… (took me 1h to do my dvd player, cable thing, and tv) THX MAN… btw yea i lost my book =D… well my mom did :p

  • jojo

    does anyone have codes for a rca tv???

  • Scott

    247 helped me with my sylvania, thanks

  • mike

    I have a symphonic tv can u e mail me the code ty

  • Debby

    I tried David’s method and I still could not get it to work-so I tried one thing different and it worked.Hope this helps for someone.Read below and note #5.
    By David Yin on September 9, 2006 5:06 PM | Permalink | Comments (37) | TrackBacks (0)
    I bought a new Philips Universal Remote Control at Wal-Mart this afternoon to replace the old RCA TV control.
    The old one is still working except the volume up button. It is need 4 AAA batteries.
    I tried my best to fix this button including open the controler and cleaning. All failed.
    I saw the Universal Remote Control is about $9 with 3 devices, such as TV, VCR/DVD, Cable/Sat. This 3 devices controler has lowerst price. Some 4 or 5 devices may double the price.
    When I install the batteries and try to search the code, firstly I did not success with the direct code entry.
    It has a list of codes for different brand devices.
    I have to try the second way by programming with code search. It is much easy.
    1) Manually turn on the device (TV, DVD) to be controlled.
    2) Press and hold code search button until the red indicator stays on. Release the code search button.
    3) Press and release the desired mode button (TV, DVD,etc)
    4) Press the Channel Up button repeatedly (up to 300 times) until the device to be controlled changes channel.
    5) Press and release the Mute button to install the code.
    Once at 5),I pressed the “enter” key instead of the “mute” and it worked instantly.Good Luck!

  • Anonymous

    i lost my book and i need the code for a sony tv anyone might know let me know asap plz. i need my remote again thanks

  • Anonymous

    IT WORKED!!! THANKS!!!! :D

  • Anonymous

    Thanks so much for putting this online. I lost my manual and this worked perfectly! THANK YOU!

  • Anonymous

    thank you soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
    much……i was once lost….now im found….

  • Larry

    Thanks for the above instruction on programing. Have a Toshiba TV and DVD. Worked GREAT on programing the TV, but not the DVD. Any suggestions? Any help will greatly be appreciated.
    Thanks,
    Larry

  • worked

    thanks dog, your shit worked!

  • tanee

    so what happens if i cant turn on the tv manually i have an RCA and we got the remote to work a couple times but everytime i take out the batteries it just stoppes working please help

  • duane

    Your suggestion worked. It will pay to count to yourself the clicks of the channel button if you want to go fast. If you do that, when you go past your spot when clicking…you can at least fly up to the pt on your next try and then slow down to keep from missing it. Thank you. This might work for other people. My tv was very old, that is probably why none of the codes worked from the site i have posted…it may work for others. good luck and thanks again.
    http://www.universal-remote.net/philipsmagnavox.html

  • Anonymous

    YOU ROCK!!! I don’t know what I would have done with out this… I couldn’t find anything helpful anywhere else online.

  • Justice

    Dude, do you know to set up a Toshiba Tv. I lost my manual. I tried the code search, 300 times but it didn’t work at all. please help me out.

  • Becky

    Thanks so much! This worked great for our new Sony TV whereas the codes on the remote pamphlet did NOT work.

  • Tiffany

    Thanks so much for this post. All those other codes didn’t work at all. I’m never programming this remote again any other way than this :)

  • me

    can you please e mail me the codes for a symphonic tv? i seem to have lost the code page to my remote. i’d really appreciate it!!

  • john

    EEEE NI99A!!!!!!!
    I GOT IT USING THE SECOND METHOD, THANXZ

  • Caitlin

    Worked great! We found if you hit the channel button too many times after the channel changes, it won’t work. so be careful and u might have to try a couple times. We have a panasonic TV.. worked great :)

  • Beth

    How do you change the code with this listed (above) method if its for a DVD player–there are no “Channels” to change on a DVD player… ??? Help!

  • tushae

    tanx alot bro i realize the remote needs a 4 figure number and it waz impossible to program it!!

  • my baby daddy

    DOES ANYONE HAVE THE CODES FOR A SANYO TELEVISION, THANKS

  • Tammy

    Oh man…you are a genious!!! I have been tearing my house apart and scrounged the internet trying to find the code for an old set of mine. Your sight was the only one I found helpful!! I definately owe you that cup of coffee!!
    Thanks a million
    Tammy

  • Lynn

    Hey,
    thank you so much for posting the info on the remote control code/programming. It was very helpful. Enjoy the coffee.

  • David Yin

    Thank you for your coffee. I like it.

  • Dena

    I tried several times with no success…my remote has 4 buttons under the code search button unlike the one pictured, is that why this is not working for me??? Are they different models???

  • Nina

    Hey, I have the walmart philips universal remote, like the one in the picture…I lost the codes. If you could give me the code for SANYO DVD/VCR combo. Thanks

  • David Yin

    Should be 243 328

  • Mainer

    Hi David,
    I just bought a Sylvania LC155SL8 TV. None of the Sylvania codes work on the Phillips remote.
    I’ve enter all of them; then tried Code Search by Brand; as well as Code Search (whew!), nothing comes up. The Sylvania is a 15″ Digital/Analog LCD TV. Any ideas?

  • Anonymous

    i have a sylvania tv dont know what kind all i know that it is a engery saving tv. i tried everything and nothing is working. ive also tried to hit code search then hit the channel up button so many times and when the channel came up i hit mute and it still doesn’t. work what can i do?

  • Anonymous

    anyone know the code #s for a toshiba? I have Philips Universal Consolidator PM435S – 4 device.
    the #s have to be 4 codes.not 3.

  • Jeff

    Would anyone happened to know the universal code for a Philips DVP3040 Divx player please?
    I lost the remote.
    Thanks and kudos to you…

  • jose castro

    what is the code for a fisher tv?

  • Ryan

    I used every step except the mute button for locking the code. I used the enter key instead and it worked great! Thanks a ton. Blogs like these are very helpful and we all need to share what works and what doesn’t to keep things like this going.

  • Whittnee

    I tried it your way but it did not work. What is the model number of the remote please.

  • maria

    hi i have an phillips universal remote control its a us2pm435s like the first pic that u have on here and i have lost my manual.i was just asking if u had it for an sharp tv? thanx

  • maria

    hi i have an phillips universal remote control its a us2pm435s like the first pic that u have on here and i have lost my manual.i was just asking if u had it for an sharp tv? thanx

  • TPatrick

    Thank you!!!!! It worked right away. I have an 18mo and she is alway changing the channel on the set and I have to go through all the codes.

  • BARRY

    dave thanks for the help on the remote it help alot

  • ryan

    tv will not turn on to program it what sould I do now ?

  • Anne

    Wow, it really worked!!!

  • Anonymous

    I got the phillips universal to turn my LG tv off and change channels. However it won’t turn the tv on HELP

  • David Yin

    You may need to try the other codes.

  • Willi

    Hi!
    The instructions for using the code search and channel change buttons made my remote usable again. THANKS!!!!!!!!

  • Freejohn

    Thanks for your help.Iit worked for my tv. But i need the code for my amstrad 2320/5000 dvd player. I lost the remote several months ago. I don’t see a code for it on the code list. What should i do.
    Please help.

  • Chandra

    Hi there, thank you so much for your time. I have a Panasonic t.v. and have followed the intructions with no luck once i hit the code search part. Do you know this code? If so it would be truely appreciated*warmest regards*

  • Rudy

    Thanks this was exactly what I was looking for.

  • jo

    Hi,
    Could you please help me find codes for a sylvania tv? Thank you.

  • Nathan Guillory

    We purchased Sylvania(Funai)Model LC155SL8 televisions for our patient rooms at the hospital I work in. I have tried several universal remotes to no avail. Would appreciate any assistance with this.

  • mario

    How do i use the Picture-in-picture setting…when i press it the small box comes up but it remains the same as the main picture. how do i change them?

  • mario

    How do i use the Picture-in-picture setting…when i press it the small box comes up but it remains the same as the main picture. how do i change them?

  • David Yin

    The PIP works anytime. But if you want two different pictures, you need two video sources. For example, one TV tuner and one DVD player. You got same pictures, because you have one video source only.

  • Neal

    I lost my manual and i need to know how to program to my Sanyo Television. Its actually the same remote you have up on the website UPC code is 026616617715 if it helps. Mostly Appreciate it.

  • http://www.yinfor.com/blog David Yin

    Check your email. I send it to you already.

  • Freejohn

    Please can you help with the code!
    Thanks for your help.Iit worked for my tv. But i need the code for my amstrad 2320/5000 dvd player. I lost the remote several months ago. I don’t see a code for it on the code list. What should i do.
    Please help.

  • rachel

    seriously. i threw my remote onto the floor (hard enough the batteries came out) during the iowa-pitt football game and it refused to work after that. this worked. you=amazing.

  • JUstin

    Need the code for this remote toshiba tv thanks

  • Jackson

    David,
    First off … I’ve scanned the comments section of this post. (You’re a saint).
    I think we can help each other. The following link will lead everyone to the Philips support site, which has all of the universal remote manuals. So instead of answering everyone individually, they can just print out the codes for future reference.
    http://www.urc.philips.com/
    The picture of your remote (and the year you bought it, at Wal-Mart) matches my remote, exactly. It;s the only time I’ve seen the 3-device referenced on the net.
    Anyway, if you’d be so kind as to give me the model (as it relates to the above link – starts with GVU, MRU, etc.) and the number (e.g. GVU 1100, 1242, etc.), I’d be supremely happy.
    (My DVD player will work again!)
    Again, David – thank you so much for responding to everyone, and helping us all out.

  • max

    Thanks, was just what I needed to find the code, 2nd website I checked.

  • mk

    i have a sharp tv and have recently bought this philips universal remote control. it works pretty well but the only problem is that i cannot do channel search!!! dont have cable yet and i just want to watch what i can until cable arrives. any ideas? how can i scan channels with this remote?

  • Amanda

    THANK YOU! This worked like a charm! Kudos to you for figuring out something to beat the challenges of crappy technology!

  • Matthew

    Thank you thank you!!!! i have been looking all over for codes and shit… this way was much eeasier. haha thanks much

  • helllpp

    i have a newtech tv and i cant figure out how to program my remote pleaaasseeee help me.

  • Anonymous

    how are you suppose to use a remote that doesn’t work

  • Anonymous

    THANK YOU for this information. I lost the remote to an Element TV and could find no codes to work. Tried on an off for over a week. Your code search instructions worked PERFECTLY in less than 2 minutes.

  • starscream

    A little help with Memorex Codes? Gracias, amigo.

  • Ryan

    Just to let everyone know.. The model for the above pictured remote is US2-PM435S

  • Travis

    Hey man, I had your same problem, being that my TV was stuck on video, but i figured it out. Hold the code search button until it stays solid, then hit the TV button, and press the channel up button repeatedly until the word VIDEO pops up on your screen, then press the mute button, and you are good. Hope it helps.
    Travis

  • Chad

    Hey! Really Appreciate it! I used your second way of programming and it worked great. I missed it the first time and had to click chan up another like 200 times,but we got it.
    Thanks,
    Chad

  • crystal

    This worked great for me. I did exactly what you said and it worked perfectly. The internet is always a valuable source of information.

  • http://images.search.yahoo.com/images/view?back=http%3A%2F%2Fimages.search.yahoo.com%2Fsearch%2Fimages%3F%26p%3Dphilips%2Buniversal%2Bremote%2Bcodes%26rs%3D0%26fr%3Dslv8-yie7%26fr2%3Dtab-web&w=270 Sarah

    Pressing enter worked, glad I didn’t give up and kept reading =) Thanks!

  • shram

    i tried with this instructions it is working but some keys does not work like i cannot play/Pause next Prev. Etc. also i cannot able to go to Setup.
    Is there any suggetions?
    thnx

  • ahc

    Thanks! You’re a lotta help.

  • Alan Zhang

    It seems the direct method won’t work no matter what I input. After I enter a three digit code, the red indicator keeps on.
    The “try” method can be also used for DVD. Just turn on DVD, and press power button repeatedly until the DVD is off. You have to be patient to use the method. Do not press the button too fast. Otherwise, you will miss the found code and you have to try again. One thing I figured out is that the code search is not always started from a fixed beginning. So if you missed once, you have press button for about 300 times for your next chance.

  • ebony

    i have a philips usa 4 device universal remote and i need the codes to connect to my tv

  • brenna

    OH MY GOSH!! Thanks so much for the special trick!!

  • MJ

    thanks for the info! i lost my manual some time ago.

  • http://www.studiochristian.com Chris

    Hello!
    I was able to control my TV/VCR with this same remote control. Even though the 1st code did not function, I tried the 2nd code in line and it worked.
    Now, the problem I have is that with this control I cannot access the MENU from the Remote Control and neither can I from the TV.
    Any suggestions or help, please email me:
    support@studiochristian.com
    Thanks!

  • kristin Caldwell

    ive looked all over for the codes and manuals for my phillips universal remote i thought the code was 0307 i cant remember the steps to program the 300times method didnt work for me thanx for any help at all

  • Gary Marchand

    I have a new Philips universal remote and I need the remote codes for the Nuvenio (Nfusion HD FTA Receiver). Does anyone have any idea of what they are for then Nfusion ? Anyones help would be greatly appreciated.

  • LS

    I tried your advice and the only thing it did was to lock my tv, so now I can’t use the remote or the buttons in front of the tv, only the power button works, all the other ones are blocked, thanks a lot!

  • http://www.yinfor.com/blog David Yin

    You can try the other code. Some codes just works partially in some equipment.

  • megan c

    david i have a magnovox tv and an apex dvd player i can get the tv to work but not the dvd player. Any suggestions??

  • tay

    Do you have the code for a zenith t.v

  • Ron E.

    Thank you David, I had an old Sony TV that I decided to sell but couldn’t find the remote. I went to Wal Mart and purchased this one. After about 2 hours using the instructions provided I couldn’t get it to work, so I just threw it in the closet. I decided to try again after finding your blog, within a minute it was working.
    Very Grateful, Ron.

  • Anish

    Need Help!!! Please help me get the code for my Sanyo DVD player
    I purchased this Philip universal remote from walmart and 2 years ago. Now, I have lost the manual and I do not know how to make this thing compatible with my sanyo DVD player. I tried all the steps above but did not helped me out…anyboday have codes, will u pls help me out…
    Peace,
    Anish

  • Carl

    I have the same remote and can’t find my manual. I need the TV codes and instructions for setting up my remote to work with an RCA tv.
    Thanks,
    Carl

  • Mike

    does anyone have the remote code for sylvania model number lc155sl8p.

  • tyse

    the light doesn’t stay on when i hold the tv button it just blinks then shuts off. n e ideas?

  • http://Nourl Mel

    I have a Sanyo DVD/VCR combo…and the Phillips Universal Remote. The 300 trick worked for the tv, but not the vcr/dvd combo. Help please?
    P.S. I’m glad to see I’m not the only one that gets frustrated with technology! Lol.

  • tylisha

    I need the codes for a Magnaovax DVD. I’ve tried everything and its not working

  • april

    i have a philips universal remote sru2103/27. i have the manual, but none of the codes work. i have an rca flat screen that i bought a month ago. my kids lost the remote, so i thought i would use my universal. i put in all 25 rca codes, after each code, the light went off like the code worked, but it didn’t. then, i did the code search. i pushed the channel button 300 times, and nothing, the light blinked 3x’s and went off!! why won’t it work?

  • Lance

    Hey Ihave this remote and can’t get it to work for my Apex DVD player.. Can you help? Send me an email please.

  • dre

    how u doing sam i need a code for my emerson tv i have a Phillips universal

  • karen

    thank you so much…i have a no brand name cheap universal remote…the only buttons it has are channel/volume/mute/power..and code search…i used your method and hit power instead of the device and it worked!! yay lol…so much time spent searching for a code that would work.

  • beckey

    hey i dont have the code for my memorex vcr and i have one of the remotes but in need of the code do u know it

  • harriet lluckett

    I was just playing around with the remote, now I have a black portion on the screen that I cannot get off what the hell is going on with this stupid remote

  • robert lockskin

    Hey i lost my manual to my remote and i need the codes to and rca tv and a philips dvd player if u can email me them that would be nice thanks

  • jose

    what are the codes for philips universal control for my insignia tv

  • Cesar E

    I’ve been trying for a Dish sattelite system but it only changes the channel once and I can`t do it again. can you email me the codes or tell me the correct procedure?
    TNX!!

  • jesse brewer

    Hey man i lost my code book and i have an ILO tv can you please e-mail the codes for that brand? Thanks so much for your help.

  • Jo

    Holy frig. I tried EVERY code I could find and none of them worked.
    Thank you so much for the tips.
    You’re my friggen hero!

  • Brittni

    this worked out great, thanks! =)

  • william

    my son destroyed mt remote for a phillipr 3962 dvd player i cant quite find the proper code for it using the ge 24991 ??? very l;ost
    !!

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