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Philips Soundbar Universal Remote Codes & Program Instructions

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Philips Soundbar 4-digit universal remote control

  • 0729
  • 1798
  • 1805
  • 0296
  • 1216
  • 1296
  • 1116
  • 1316
  • 0216
  • 0177
  • 0083
  • 0983
  • 0084
  • 0184
  • 0277
  • 0377

Philips Soundbar 5-digit universal remote control

  • 32459
  • 32311
  • 30189
  • 20081
  • 31266
  • 20035
  • 20618
  • 20739
  • 11454
  • 10054
  • 10037
  • 10690
  • 11483

These cam codes work with all of these Philips sound bar models CSS2133B / F7, HTL9100 / 12, HTL2163B, HTL3110B / F7, HTL2101A / F7, B5 / 37 Fidelio, HTL7180 / F7, HTL4115B, HTL2101 / F7 and CSS2123B / F7.

You can even search for the codes using the code search method on your CAB or SAT remote control. The methods mentioned below.

How to turn on the Philips soundbar htl2101a or htl2111a without remote control

To turn it on Philips Soundbar htl2101a or htl2111a, you need to use your mobile remote control apps or universal remote control from Philips or any other brand such as RCA, GE, ONN, ONE FOR ALL etc.

Use Xfinity? Use the remote code 32459 or 32311.

Actually with the AUX button the volume works but the power does not work, but if you want to fix this problem, you can follow the steps below.

When the remote control is in wired mode, we can easily operate the volume buttons for this Philips sound bar.

  • Press the “TV” button
  • Socket “To install” button on your remote until the tv button flashes twice
  • On your remote, press “9 9 3” numbers to enter them manually
  • Now the tv button is flashing “Twice”
  • Then press and release “OF” button once
  • After the AUX button gives “Flash twice”
  • Now “Disable or disable” your television speakers
  • “To push” cable button once

(Keep in mind: The volume button can only control the volume of the philips soundbar but not the TV and the power button can not turn off the philips)

Code search using the silver Philips Soundbar remote control with a red OK / Select button:

  • “Light up” Philips sound bar
  • press and release “OF” button
  • Socket “To install” button on your remote until the tv button flashes twice
  • After releasing the configuration button, enter this code “9 9 1 3”
  • Now “OF” the button flashes twice now
  • Point the remote control towards your philips sundbar by pressing “Power”
  • Now hold on “CH +” until the sound bar turns off
  • In this CODE SEARCH MODE, your remote sends the IR CODE from its library to the selected device.
  • So press “To install” once so it’s okay “Lock the code”
  • If it’s done then “The AUX button flashes twice”

DIRECTV or ATT with DIRECTV remote control:

  • “Light up” Philips sound bar
  • Keep “Turn up the sound” corn “Muted”
  • chose “AV1” Where “AV2”
  • Keep holding on “Mute” and “To select” buttons simultaneously up to 2 flashes
  • Now enter the code “9 9 1” then wait 2 blinks
  • Then enter “3”
  • press and release “VOL UP”
  • Point your remote control at the Philips soundbar, then continue to press and release the “CH UP” button
  • Whenever you observe changes in volume, press “To select” to lock this code.

If the DirecTV remote controls the power of the Philips soundbar but not the volume, try this:

  • To select “AV1” Where “AV2”
  • Now press and hold “To select” and “Mute” buttons
  • You must wait “2 flashes” then “Exit”
  • Enter “9 9 3” now
  • After that press “To select”

You can also check the methods below.

How to program Philips soundbar universal remote control with automatic search

In the automatic search method, all universal remote control codes have gone through a scanning process in the remote control. It scans one code at a time to find the correct remote code that works with your remote to program the command. Follow the instructions below:

  1. “Light up” smart device like “TV” that you want the universal remote to work.
  2. “Light up” remote control, press the button on the device (TV, DVD, CBL and OK / SEL) for 3 seconds. The LED indicator indicates that the device is ready to be programmed.
  3. Point the remote control at the device and click “CH +” & “CH-“ switches. The remote will display the on / off signals. hurry “up” Where “down” continuously until the device switch off.
  4. Check the code by clicking on “Power” key. The device must light up. If it starts, try changing the channel to verify that the remote is correctly programmed.
  5. Now press the “device” button to save the code. The device LED will blink twice to confirm the stored code.

How to program the Philips soundbar Universal remote control with manual method

Using the key code we can easily program a universal remote control and the key code identifies the make and model of your equipment.

  • You must first “Turn on the device”
  • press the “TV” On your “Philips Soundbar universal remote control”
  • Now press and hold the “Configuration button” on the universal remote until it displays the “Bright flash” (This means it is in “learning mode”)
  • Finally enter the “Key code” that you have found in the programming guide (Instruction booklet)
  • Once you have done this procedure, all you need to do is “Point your remote control at the television” then “Press and hold the power” button
  • You can release the “Power button” every time the screen turns off

That’s it, your TV will work fine now with the universal remote control, if your device does not work then try repeating the same procedure with the different code from the same part of the reference table.

How to program the Philips soundbar universal remote control with Code search

If you can’t find the key code that works for the device at that time, you can configure your universal remote to search for the correct one. It’s a code in the manual that forces the remote into search mode

  • First of all “Turn on the device”
  • Now press and hold the “To install” button
  • Enter the “9-9-1” code (three digits)
  • Now hold the “Power button” on the remote control, then press the channel up until the device in this case your TV “Off”

The above method may take a little longer, but finding your key code is very important. Once you have completed the above procedure, your remote control should work for all in functions.

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Suresh Choudhary

Suresh is a former writer for Lifewire who started reporting on consumer electronics in 2015. He's focused more closely on home entertainment and home theater technology like Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD players. Since studying electronics in high school, he's been a fervent electronics and audiophile hobbyist.

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