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Check the remote control for its infrared emission. Check it with fresh batteries. Check it by pressing all the keys. You can detect the presence of infra-red emission from the remote control, using a cell-phone camera. If you wish to get more details about how to check a remote control, please visit this site. One among the posts has details about it. Surf the site with patience. In some cases, the remote control might need to clean.
http://remotesearch.blogspot.com/
Search the site by type in this key phrase "how to test a remote control "in the "search box at the top right of the display window of the Homepage" to get the related post quickly.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsSCNCW3IbQ [open and clean]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qp-l1uh-5gE [open and clean]

Universal Remote... | Answered on Jun 30, 2016


1 Remove the batteries form the remote and blow hot air by hair drier about 5 seconds . replace the older/ used batteries with new one of same kind. Does it solve your problem ?

2. Remove the batteries and unscrew the remote and then open the case of remote , clean the PCB's key pad area with soft and dry cloth , put small amount of carbon ink (purchase from electronics parts shop- cost $0.5 approx) on key pad's back side round dots, let it be dry for 30-45 min , assemble the remote and fit batteries and enjoy.

Universal Remote... | Answered on May 27, 2016


In most cases you cannot use a universal remote to adjust settings.

Universal Remote... | Answered on Jan 05, 2015


Remove the batteries and any screws you may find there and anywhere else on the case. The front and back halves of the case will have clips holding them together that can be released by inserting a thin tool into the seam separating the case halves, pushing in and prying apart as you work your way around the case. Once the case separates, lay the remote face down on a flat surface so that any individual buttons will not fall out. Remove any screws that may be holding the circuit board and remove it. The contact surface of the rubber buttons is coated with a conductive surface and can be cleaned with alcohol or contact cleaner. The contact area of the circuit board can be cleaned in the same manner or rubbed with a pencil eraser. Reassemble and give it a try before you snap the case together. If all else fails I've had success cutting small pieces of aluminum foil and gluing it to the contact area of the rubber buttons.

Universal Remote... | Answered on Dec 23, 2014


Your remote needs to be cleaned internally.

Universal Remote... | Answered on Sep 01, 2014


To clean it; you have to open the remote control, and take out the PCB out from it. If you wish to get some details; check the site linked here. Viewing it in "Mosaic" or "Magazine" will make surf easy Pull up older posts. Surf the site with patience.
http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/
One among the posts have details about how to check and clean a remote control.

Universal Remote... | Answered on Apr 22, 2014


Can you change channels with number buttons?
What are you changing channels on?

Universal Remote... | Answered on Mar 15, 2014


If all other functions works, except channel buttons, your remote control need cleaning. Check the site liked here for more details about how to clean a remote control. Pull up older posts there. Do a search by entering the brand name to your device by its search box at top right of the display window, because, posts are not arranged in alphabetical order, but by brand name first.

Universal Remote... | Answered on Dec 23, 2012

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