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What are the TCL TV Universal Remote Codes?

Last Updated Jun 13, 2022
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Generally, universal remotes function with TCL TVs. However, you require the correct universal remote code for your TCL TV to make them compatible.

Here is a list of the TCL TVs’ universal remote codes;

S/NTCL TV BrandUniversal Remote Codes
1.RCA3183, 3847, 13183, 0898, 12434, 14398, 2429, 2434, 4178, 2414, 3426, 4398
2.GE4921, 3571, 3431, 3421, 2301, 2111, 2011, 2061, 1851, 6201, 6171, 5771, 6031, 5961, 1691, 1421, 0091, 2851, 2891
3.Altice USA (Cablevision/Suddenlink/Optimum1561, 1661, 1931, 4141, 2801, 3311, 3411, 0001, 0821, 1111
4.Spectrum11756, 268, 1566, 387
5.Philips14874, 17956, 2111, 6171, 10625, 16915, 13871, 13773, 4921, 12270, 14216, 15564, 2061, 5961, 14235, 0733,  3571, 18522, 16374, 19247, 3421, 15064, 10125, 2011, 6201, 10900, 16276, 16665, 1564, 5771, 1691, 11125, 1421, 2851, 17750, 13020, 15466, 12770, 1851, 14333, 6031, 15738, 18516, 15260, 0091, 16573, 2856, 3431, 2301, 16475
6.AT and T DirectTV10706, 11756
7.Buckeye Broadband2434, 12434
8.Century Link3183, 2434, 2414
9.Comcast Cable (Xfinity)11756, 12292, 12290, 12434,
10.Cox Communications12434, 11756, 1756
11.DISH Satellite TV645, 535, 1756
12.ATT U-verse12434, 1346
13.Windstream3183, 2434, 2414
14.Bright House Cable1756
15.Google Fiber2856
16.Time Warner (Spectrum)268, 1566, 387 
17.TiVo0366, 0091

This article will provide everything you need to know about universal remote codes for a TCL TV. Sounds interesting? Read on to learn more.

How to Program Your TCL TV Universal Remote Without Codes

This is an auto-search method. For instance, all the universal remote codes for your TCL TV brand go through a scanning process in your remote.

It will scan one TCL TV universal remote code at a time to find the correct code that will work with your universal remote to program the control.

Here are the steps you can follow to program your TCL TV universal remote without codes:

Step 1: Power on the smart TV that you want your universal remote to operate.

Step 2: Turn on the universal remote and press on the TV, DVD, CBL, and OK/SEL buttons for 2-3 seconds.

The LED light will show that your smart device is ready to program.

Step 3: Point your universal remote directly to the smart device.

Step 4: Click the “CH-” and “CH+” buttons. Your universal remote will indicate an on/off signal.

Step 5: Press the Down or Up buttons continuously until your smart device is turned off.

Step 6: Check the remote code by pressing the Power key. Your smart device should turn on.

Try changing the TV channels once it is turned on to check if the universal remote is appropriately programmed.

Step 7: Press the Device button to save the universal remote code.

The LED of your smart device will flash twice to confirm that the code is successfully stored.

How to Program Your TCL TV Universal Remote With Manual Method

You can also use the keycode to program your universal remote for the TCL TV. The keycode identifies the model and the make of your smart device.

Here is how you can do it;

Step 1: Power on your smart device.

Step 2: Tap the TV button on the TVL TV universal remote control.

Step 3: Press and then hold the Setup button on your universal remote until you see the LED light flash. This shows that it is the Learning mode.

Step 4: Enter the keycode that you found on the Instructions Booklet (Programming guide).

Step 5: Point your universal remote directly to the TV.

Step 6: Press and then hold the Power button on your universal remote.

Step 7: Release the Power button when the TV screen switches off.

That is all that you need to do. Your smart TV will now function properly with your universal remote. If your smart device does not work with your universal remote, repeat the above steps but with a different code.

How to Program Your TCL TV Universal Remote With Code Search

You can also set up your universal remote to the “search mode.” It will search for the correct code.

Here is you can do it;

Step 1: Power on your smart device.

Step 2: Press and then hold the Setup button on the universal remote.

Step 3: Enter the 3-digit code (9-9-1).

Step 4: Tap the Power button on your universal remote and then press the CH+ until your smart TV turns off.

After the above steps, your universal remote should work correctly for all the functions.

Conclusion

The above methods can help you easily program your TCL TV universal remote. If your smart device does not work with your universal remote, repeat with different codes, ensure you have a compatible remote, or contact customer service for further assistance.

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