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Remote control

by Hartsonm / May 7, 2017 2:52 PM PDT

Hi my remote control will only turn my LG Smart TV on. It won't do anything else

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Well, that's a goldmine of information.
by Dafydd Forum moderator / May 7, 2017 3:03 PM PDT
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Can you add more details?
Dafydd.
PS. Did you check the batteries in the remote?
Mod edit to include info.

Post was last edited on May 7, 2017 3:05 PM PDT

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Just a few guesses.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 7, 2017 3:09 PM PDT
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1. Use new batteries.
2. Some Smart TVs use a dual channel method of IR for some and RF for other controls. These are a little rare but check your manual about pairing the remote.

3. If this is the wrong remote for this set, it could do as you wrote above.

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if it came with your tv
by renegade600 / May 7, 2017 3:10 PM PDT
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then most likely it will only work on your tv. get a universal remote and program it properly

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info
by defoox / May 15, 2017 1:09 PM PDT
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what else is needed.

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