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Disable backlight feature on Samsung Remote Control

by rarva / February 14, 2010 5:34 PM PST

Hi All, The Remote Control that comes with Samsung LEDs has a motion sensing backlight feature which automatically turns on the backlight behind the buttons on the remote control when it detects motion nearby (a floor vibration is enough to trigger it). I am trying to find out if it is possible to disable this feature. Please help...

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How to turn of backlight on samsung remote control
by booch97 / May 24, 2010 9:32 PM PDT

Samsung Remote BN59-00695A
On the top right of the remote there is an orangish pink button(it glows in the dark too) with a picture of a light bulb. Above it in writing it says ON/OFF. That button is used to toggle the backlight function on and off. Press it once and The buttons will light up for a little bit signaling that the backlight function is on. Just hit again to turn it off and the lights will go out. Test it by shaking it a little bit you will know right away if it is on or off. That is the button the back of the remote is talking about. That button frequently gets hit when people who don't know try to turn on the tv. Its not the on off for the tv its the on off for the remote lighting up. It fooled me for a little while too...

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Disable backlight feature on Samsung Remote Control
by Bravoseven / May 22, 2012 9:33 AM PDT

There is no button with a picture of a light bulb! Message on back says the backlight comes on automatically. But it's running through batteries big time anyone know a workaround?

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Remote issues
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / May 22, 2012 11:42 PM PDT

rarva & Bravoseven,

We can better assist you with technical issues when you include all your system info, including model number and any other specifics related to the problem.

Have a nice day,

-- HD Tech

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Samsung remote model number bn59-00935a
by Probson1 / September 2, 2012 12:44 AM PDT
In reply to: Remote issues

I believe I have the same issue as previously mentioned with the remote model mentioned above, there's a light sensor In the top left corner , would love to know how to turn the backlight feature off as the remote eats batteries

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Remote back light
by Wates36 / June 1, 2014 7:52 PM PDT

Have you still the issue with the back light? I have one resolve for this.

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Samsung remote control eats my batteries
by hercia1 / January 11, 2015 6:07 AM PST
In reply to: Remote back light

I would love to hear the resolution. I have the same problem. My device is BN59-00700A. It has pink button with a light bulb but I constantly hit by mistake. Can I disable it permamently?

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