How to Program Spectrum Remote Using Codes[PDF List]

Getting your Spectrum remote to work properly for your TV can be frustrating if you don’t have the right remote codes. With this comprehensive guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know about programming Spectrum remotes, from a detailed, searchable list of Spectrum remote codes that you can copy or print or save as a PDF, Excel, or CSV to step-by-step setup instructions on how to program Spectrum Remote Codes.

Spectrum Remote Codes

wdt_ID TV Brand Five Digit Codes Four Digit Codes Three Digit Codes
1 Dynex 12049, 11463, 10463 General: 1785 2049 0463 General: 400, 096
2 Philips RC122: 1182 1271 1280 Synergy V: 167, 415, 424, 567, 577
3 Cisco DTA: 4061 4071 4641
4 Element Electronics 11886, 11756, 13559, 14398, 12434, 11687, 10885, 12049, 12183, 12964, 13907, 12256, 11524, 11864, 14660, 12746, 12360 General: 1687, 1756, 2434, 3559, 0885, 2049, 0706, 2183, 2964, 2256, 1524, 1864, 2746, 2360 General: 363, 387, 031, 004, 110, 268, 705, 494, 622, 690, 526
5 Philips RC122: 1065, 1098, 1228 Synergy V: 459, 587
6 Cisco DTA: 0281, 2511, 0571, 2801, 4401, 0911
7 JVC 10650, 11756, 11774, 14398, 12434, 12321, 10885, 11923, 14053, 12049, 11670, 11570, 11892, 10683, 10463, 11480, 10060, 12360, 13393, 12051, 11524, 10765 General: 0463, 1756, 2434, 1774, 0885, 0053, 2321, 2049, 0706, 1923, 1670, 0731, 1570, 0683, 1480, 0060, 2118, 2360, 2051, 1524, 0765 General: 038, 034, 387, 031, 001, 199, 083, 195, 705, 210, 236, 242, 268, 533, 159, 227, 581, 639, 406, 668, 701
8 Philips RC122: 1005, 1098, 1040, 1228, 1125, 1204, 1236, 1368, 1377 Synergy V: 039, 045, 104, 105, 106, 233, 396, 397, 410, 589
9 Cisco DTA: 0051, 2511, 4071, 0171, 0931, 0301, 0351, 0641, 0821, 0041, 0871, 1031, 0501, 1161, 1181, 1261, 1451, 2731, 3481
10 LG Electronics 11423, 10017, 11265, 10178, 10700, 10856, 11178, 11768, 11993, 12358, 12424 General: 0017, 1756, 1423, 2434, 0178, 1753, 0885, 1314, 2049, 0030, 0706, 3094, 2360, 0856, 1768 General: 363, 387, 031, 004, 569, 113, 106, 268, 112, 116, 127, 247, 705, 102, 250, 598, 086, 698, 143, 741, 236, 648, 284
11 Philips RC122: 1013, 1098, 1228, 1178, 1018, 1035, 1079, 1234, 1264, 1225, 1307, 1318, 1340, 1373 Synergy V: 023, 053, 068, 073, 090, 107, 108, 233, 360, 361, 384, 424, 567, 577, 587
12 Cisco DTA: 0001, 2511, 2801, 0021, 3241, 0061, 4241, 0081, 0101, 0201, 0211, 0231, 0281, 0431, 0311, 0651, 0861, 1031, 2881, 1301, 1341, 1131, 1351, 1371, 1761, 2071, 1851, 2051, 2261, 2851, 2921, 3081, 3471, 3501, 3531, 3591
13 Magnavox 11454, 11756, 12597, 14398, 12434, 13623, 11913, 10885, 11867, 12049, 11963, 11990, 11365, 11755, 10051, 10171, 11394, 10802, 11314, 11198, 10748, 12360 General: 1755, 1756, 1454, 0054, 2434, 2597, 0885, 1867, 2049, 1913, 0706, 1963, 1990, 1365, 0051, 0171, 2360, 0802, 1314, 0030, 1198, 0748, 1525 General: 164, 387, 070, 031, 003, 116, 004, 022, 059, 363, 060, 061, 333, 063, 268, 064, 226, 127, 390, 094, 160, 467, 056, 236, 431, 238, 243, 594, 705, 205, 028, 138, 168, 035, 211, 077, 050, 218, 232
14 Philips RC122: 1180, 1242, 1006, 1002, 1228, 1098, 1038, 1053, 1115, 1126, 1171, 1191, 1251, 1262, 1227, 1296, 1302, 1304, 1322, 1332, 1372 Synergy V: 023, 044, 068, 071, 072, 073, 089, 090, 091, 092, 093, 094, 095, 108, 134, 233, 385, 387, 390, 397, 398, 403, 404, 405, 419, 423, 426, 456, 463, 470, 472, 523, 533, 549, 594, 595
15 Cisco DTA: 0061, 2511, 0861, 2011, 2881, 1321, 0051, 0591, 1301, 4261, 1651, 4681, 1631, 2981, 5101, 4661
16 ONN 11756, 14398, 12397, 12434, 10885, 11447, 12049, 10463, 12360 General: 2434, 1756, 2397, 0885, 0463, 2049, 0047, 0706, 3078, 2360 General: 705, 387, 031, 268
17 Philips RC122: 1098, 1228
18 Cisco DTA: 2511
19 Panasonic 11480, 10650, 10051, 12240, 11947, 11927, 11924, 11347, 10171, 10178, 10060, 10156, 11457, 10154, 10150, 11142, 11454, 11774, 12360 General: 0250, 1480, 0051, 1947, 1927, 1924, 1925, 0171, 0178, 1457, 0060, 0156, 0154, 0150, 1142, 0145, 1454, 0093, 1774, 0054, 2360, 0053, 0047 General: 080, 034, 164, 056, 190, 208, 234, 359, 236, 230, 244, 552, 248, 524, 237, 624, 607, 240, 664
20 Synergy V: 042, 043, 044, 045, 046, 403, 419, 423, 429, 631
21 Philips 11867, 11756, 14398, 12597, 11454, 12434, 13623, 12622, 10885, 10171, 12049, 11913, 10017, 11990, 11755, 11963, 11394, 13678, 11365, 11447, 11314, 11589, 10810, 12360 General: 0054, 1756, 1867, 2597, 2434, 1454, 0171, 0885, 2049, 1913, 0017, 0706, 1990, 0556, 1755, 1963, 1365, 1314, 1589, 1961, 0810, 2360, 2992 General: 164, 387, 038, 031, 005, 116, 093, 003, 127, 268, 070, 705, 363, 004, 206, 059, 236, 431, 238, 333, 243, 247, 161, 199, 218, 594, 144, 629, 773, 727, 232
22 Philips RC122: 1180, 1006, 1034, 1098, 1228, 1113, 1184, 1224, 1242, 1296, 1302, 1322, 1345, 1363 Synergy V: 023, 044, 068, 071, 072, 073, 089, 090, 091, 092, 093, 094, 095, 108, 134, 233, 385, 387, 390, 397, 398, 403, 404, 405, 419, 423, 426, 456, 463, 470, 472, 523, 533, 549, 594, 595
23 Cisco DTA: 0021, 0061, 2511, 2011, 0151, 3241, 0551, 0591, 0201, 2981, 0281, 3451, 0011, 0291, 0301, 0231, 0311, 0331, 0391, 0661, 0861, 2881, 1081, 1021, 1391, 1571, 2651, 3541, 3271, 3901, 3941, 0921, 3431, 5001, 3571, 5021, 4161
24 RCA 11447, 11756, 12746, 14398, 11347, 12434, 13577, 10885, 13382, 12932, 12049, 13717, 13895, 12183, 10051, 13939, 13332, 13636, 11661, 14053, 12855, 11959, 14035, 11385, 13147, 11958, 11868, 13938, 13894, 13794, 12256, 10090, 11670, 14079, 12360, 10765, 143 General: 0047, 1756, 2746, 2434, 0051, 3577, 0885, 3894, 2049, 3382, 2932, 0706, 3717, 3895, 0093, 2183, 1661, 0060, 2855, 3953, 1959, 1385, 1958, 1868, 2256, 2403, 0090, 1670, 2360, 0765, 0810, 1712, 0000, 1457, 1687, 0180, 3559 General: 333, 160, 387, 161, 031, 065, 144, 156, 116, 070, 363, 004, 023, 024, 056, 074, 152, 588, 232, 233, 713, 236, 751, 238, 239, 081, 209
25 Philips RC122: 1193, 1179, 1098, 1228, 1003, 1013, 1009, 1031, 1103, 1112, 1123, 1164, 1237, 1255, 1258, 1259, 1267, 1281, 1285, 1303, 1334, 1345, 1350, 1356, 1394 Synergy V: 042, 044, 052, 053, 054, 055, 068, 069, 070, 073, 095, 100, 108, 191, 384, 403, 408, 416, 573, 587, 631
26 Cisco DTA: 1061, 0281, 2511, 0101, 1981, 0171, 0411, 4401, 0961, 4201, 0441, 2711, 4261, 1041, 0571, 2651, 0241, 1251, 1521, 4251, 4211, 4581, 4131, 4021, 4221, 4231, 4171, 4501, 4611, 4281, 4291, 4311, 4321, 4591, 4831, 4851, 4891, 4901, 3981, 4081
27 Samsung 10812, 10060, 10702, 10178, 10650, 10766, 10814, 11060, 11903, 12051 General: 0812, 2051, 3382, 0060, 1959, 0178, 0766, 0090, 0030, 1755, 1480, 0587 General: 258, 192, 184, 050, 185, 089, 004, 363, 101, 127, 143, 133, 160, 333, 105, 228, 070, 237, 229, 239, 461, 515, 578, 655
28 Synergy V: 015, 016, 017, 023, 031, 073, 090, 095, 107, 108, 134, 147, 151, 153, 233, 384, 386, 411, 426, 508, 533, 573, 577, 587
29 Sharp 12360, 12402, 11756, 12183, 14398, 13867, 12104, 11589, 10178, 14740, 11670, 12434, 14121, 10885, 11457, 12049 General: 0093, 2360, 1756, 2183, 0178, 2104, 1589, 1670, 2434, 0885, 1457, 2049, 0706 General: 251, 081, 387, 004, 019, 031, 684, 028, 014, 705, 268, 363, 143, 022, 175, 127, 236, 308, 496, 692, 735, 765, 766
30 Philips RC122: 1060, 1011, 1228, 1025, 1033, 1098, 1075, 1205, 1055, 1294, 1297, 1301, 1308, 1313, 1328, 1346 Synergy V: 016, 022, 023, 024, 025, 026, 027, 028, 029, 073, 108, 233, 393, 395, 409, 573, 587
31 Cisco DTA: 4001, 0171, 2511, 0051, 4021, 4031, 0301, 4011, 0331, 4041, 0451, 4051, 1611, 1181, 1551, 1951, 2081, 2371, 0021, 0931, 1161, 0551, 3611, 3641, 0501, 0281, 5031, 4161
32 Sony 10000, 10810, 10834, 11317, 11685 General: 0000, 0810, 1685, 2506 General: 001, 608, 241, 126, 646, 139, 085, 236, 651, 240, 633, 702, 602
33 Philips RC122: 1000, 1064, 1152, 1218, 1178, 1288, 1326, 1370 Synergy V: 014, 020, 021, 050, 095, 178, 540
34 Cisco DTA: 0031, 1981, 0051, 4781, 0061, 0141, 0171, 0191, 0261,0611, 0861, 2881, 0501, 1161, 1791, 4381, 4751, 2331, 4761, 2401, 2471, 4791, 3381, 4811, 3701, 0161, 3621, 0221, 0381, 0421, 0521, 0831, 2591, 2541, 5041, 5051, 5061, 5071, 5081, 5091
35 SunBrite TV 11610, 12337, 11712, 11435, 10810 General: 1610, 2337, 0810, 1712 General: 587
36 TCL Five Digit Codes: 11756, 12434, 14398, 13938, 10885, 12049, 11447, 12360, 10178, 12183, 11423 General: 1756, 2434, 2403, 0885, 2049, 0706, 2360, 0178, 2183, 1423 General: 705, 387, 031, 749, 251, 081, 096, 268
37 Philips RC122: 1098, 1228
38 Cisco DTA: 1411, 2511, 4201, 0861, 2721, 0701, 1301, 3851, 1131, 1161
39 Toshiba Five Digit Codes: 11524, 10156, 10650, 11935, 11670, 12684, 10060, 11959, 11704, 10154, 11369, 11343, 10765, 11480, 11314, 12352, 14730, 12051, 11142 General: 0154, 1524, 0156, 1935, 1670, 1343, 2684, 0060, 0093, 1959, 1369, 0845, 0765, 1480, 1314, 2352, 1743, 2051, 1142 General: 138, 015, 101, 030, 045, 007, 258, 040, 325, 062, 142, 230, 137, 703
40 Vizio Five Digit Codes: 11758, 12707, 10864, 11756, 10885 General: 1758, 0864, 2707, 1756, 0885 General: 386, 004, 236, 031, 387, 724, 603, 624, 625, 675
41 Philips RC122: 1230, 1081, 1092, 1187, 1228, 1293, 1299, 1306, 1333, 1380 Synergy V: 053, 062, 073, 095, 108, 454, 538, 561, 573
42 Cisco DTA: 2511, 4091, 4101, 0281, 4121, 4111, 1401, 3791
43 Zenith Five Digit Codes: 11423, 10017, 10178, 11643, 11661, 12864, 10463, 11365, 11463, 10810 General: 0000, 1423, 0017, 0178, 1643, 0047, 1661, 0145, 0463, 1365, 0810, 0030, 0092 General: 363, 011, 072, 073, 095, 103, 238, 096, 241, 245, 247
44 Synergy V: 047, 048, 049, 050, 051, 073, 095, 097, 108, 191, 213, 391, 405, 406, 408, 434,567, 573, 577, 587
TV Brand Five Digit Codes Four Digit Codes Three Digit Codes

A Quick Introduction to Spectrum Remote Codes

Spectrum remote codes allow the remote to control various devices like TVs, sound systems, and cable boxes. They essentially act as an address book to tell the remote which device to communicate with.

Learning how to program your Spectrum remote is useful for several reasons:

  • Simplifies your home entertainment center by using one remote for multiple devices
  • Allows control of device volume, input, power and more
  • Avoids manually changing inputs or reaching for multiple remotes
  • Works across thousands of TV, audio and cable box models

In order to unlock these benefits though, the remote needs programmed with the** correct IR/infrared code or radio frequency code** for your devices.

This guide will take you through that entire process step-by-step including:

  • Identifying your exact Spectrum remote model
  • Setting up automatic and manual code pairing
  • Finding specific remote control codes for popular brands
  • Fixing common setup problems
  • Using special features like volume lock

So read on to transform your confusing pile of remote controls into one easy and simple solution.

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Start By Identifying Your Spectrum Remote

The first step in programming your Spectrum remote is identifying your exact model number. 

The model number should be printed somewhere on the remote, mostly inside the battery cover. However, if you can’t find an obvious label, go to the Spectrum remote website and try matching the remote pictures on the page with the remote in your hand.

With your model identified, you can now move onto the actual remote programming steps.

Attempt Auto Search Pairing First

In order to program your remote using Auto-Search, follow these steps:

  1. Power on the TV you wish to program.
  2. Simultaneously press and hold the Menu and OK buttons until the Input button blinks twice.
  3. Press the TV Power button. The Input button should remain lit.
  4. Point the remote at your TV and hold down the UP arrow.
  5. Release the arrow once the device powers off.

Pair Spectrum Remote Using RF

You have the option to connect your receiver and remote using radio frequency (RF), allowing you to use the remote without needing a direct line of sight to the receiver.

To pair your remote and receiver using radio frequency, follow these steps:

  1. Press the “MENU” button on your remote.
  2. Navigate to “SETTINGS & SUPPORT” in the left menu displayed on your TV.
  3. Select “SUPPORT” from the left menu.
  4. Choose “REMOTE CONTROL” from the tiles located in the center.
  5. Select “RF PAIR NEW REMOTE” from the center tiles and follow the instructions provided on your screen.

Lookup Manual Programming Codes

While auto-pair works seamlessly when it detects the right codes, many times you will need to manually program codes. This is especially true for older TVs/devices or less common brands.

Use the above list to find the major brand’s specific programming codes.

Here are condensed code listings for the most popular device brands:

Samsung TV Codes

  • 10812, 10060, 10702, 10178, 10650, 10766, 10814, 11060, 11903, 12051

Sony TV Codes

  • 10000, 10810, 10834, 11317, 11685

LG TV Codes

  • 10171, 11265, 11201, 10768, 11613, 11667

Vizio TV Codes

  • 11758, 12707, 10864, 11756, 10885

Apple TV Codes

  • 10046

Roku Device Codes

  • 10620

Once you track down the pairing codes for your device, manually program the remote by:

  1. Turn on the TV/device you want to control
  2. Press and hold Menu + Select/Ok on the remote until Input button blinks twice.
  3. Next enter your device brand’s designated code from the Remote Code Finder using numeric keys.
  • As an example for Samsung with code 10812 you would press:
    • 1 – 0 – 8 – 1 – 2
  1. Test if the code works properly by pressing Power/Input/Volume keys
  2. If unsuccessful, repeat steps 2-4 and try next code listed for your brand

Most devices pair successfully on the first 1-2 codes. But occasionally you may need to slowly step through all codes before finding the active one.

Tip: After manually inputting a code press Channel Up once before testing. This ensures the remote exits programming mode.

Additionally, the input codes for audio receivers, DVD players and cable boxes work exactly the same way using the Remote Code Finder listings. So if you need to program additional home theater components the process remains uniform.

Test Your Remote

Test volume and power functions. If the device responds as expected, setup is complete. If not, repeat the steps using the next code listed for your TV’s brand.

Troubleshooting Spectrum Remote Issues

If you followed all the programming steps but your Spectrum remote still isn’t working properly, try these troubleshooting tips:

Remote not working at all:

  • Replace the remote’s batteries with fresh ones
  • Make sure you’re pointing the remote directly at the device
  • Try programming the remote again from scratch

Remote doesn’t control volume/power:

  • For the Guide Remote, check the mode icons (TV, Audio, Cable) – you may be sending signals to the wrong device
  • Try re-assigning the volume and mute keys using the lock buttons

Remote keeps flashing:

  • This indicates low batteries – replace batteries

Remote not pairing with cable box:

  • Make sure your cable box is turned on
  • Reboot both remote and cable box
  • Contact Spectrum support to re-authorize the pairing

No codes working:

  • Try searching online for your model-specific programming codes
  • Contact manufacturer support for help

Still not working? Reset and Contact support:

As a last resort, you can reset your Spectrum remote before contacting Spectrum support.

If you still can’t get your Spectrum remote to work properly after troubleshooting, your best bet is to contact Spectrum technical support:

Spectrum tech experts can help identify any underlying issues, provide the correct programming codes, and may also replace remotes that could be faulty.

Universal Remotes: If you’re trying to use a third-party universal remote to control your TV and your Spectrum cable box, you’ll need to consult that device’s instructions to get the universal remote codes.

In Summary…

Learning how to program your Spectrum cable remote doesn’t need to be an intimidating process. Equipped with the tips in this guide, you can setup seamless device control in just a few easy steps:

  • Identify your exact Spectrum remote model through the handy visual identifier
  • Kickstart programming via built-in auto code pairing functionality
  • Lookup detailed remote codes for popular TV, audio and cable boxes
  • Enter manual codes following simple key input procedures
  • Refine functionality using features like Volume Lock and RF
  • Get help from extensive troubleshooting suggestions

Putting in the small upfront time investment enables the long term convenience of a simplified and unified home entertainment system.

So grab your remote and devices right now and turn complicated into streamlined!

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