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How to disable control in Samsung LED TV

by fnanco / February 7, 2012 7:13 AM PST

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 7, 2012 7:21 AM PST

It's sometimes hard to find but I find a little square of black tape over the ir sensor fixes this.

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turning off the remote
by robert1tech / February 8, 2012 12:19 PM PST

I believe most TVs have a hard switch that disables all remote input wifi,IR,Bluetooth,remote,etc..... But Bobs is probably the easier solution than finding that.

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Sure Bobs solution...
by fnanco / February 8, 2012 10:18 PM PST
In reply to: turning off the remote

Sure Bobs solution is the easier one, although I don't know where how to locate the receiver in the TV, but i will like more the solution of the kill switch, I think I will try again contacting Samsung about this to see if I get a response...

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Easy to find
by robert1tech / February 9, 2012 2:34 PM PST
In reply to: Sure Bobs solution...

Just get a post it and a remote move the post it with tape over it along the bottom edge of your TV while pressing the power button where it does not work its right there. It is generally a different material than the rest of the TV.

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I have the same problem
by bpapiiro / June 12, 2013 6:36 AM PDT

hi there,

did you find any solution for this? the solution with covering the ir sernsor is not working for this led monitor and tv. After I got the monitor I realised I will have this problem and i am so sorry I do not got another brand.

I hope someone can help.

it is 3 series led monitor and tv.

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This old post.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 12, 2013 6:41 AM PDT

In case the Ambassador misses it. Try making a new post and supply the full model numbers of everything as well as which one you want to find the IR sensor location.

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led hdtv series 3 300
by bpapiiro / June 12, 2013 7:13 AM PDT
In reply to: This old post.

this is the model and it seems it's very hard for samsung to have an option like "this tv shares the same room with another samsung tv" and if this is the case to change the frequency of the remote. it is cheap and easy to built in.

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Sorry. My mistake.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 12, 2013 9:22 AM PDT
In reply to: led hdtv series 3 300

Post this question in the CNET Samsung Forum at

But be forewarned that there is no support from anyone to change these frequencies. You must do this on your own.

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there is this hard solution
by bpapiiro / June 12, 2013 7:07 AM PDT but I do not want to damage the display. so, next to power button is the IR and if I put something big enough, the remote will not be able to send signals. It looks not very well but it is working.
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