Programming your BlueSky TV remote control

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Learn how to program and setup your BlueSky TV remote control including learning how to pair and unpair the BlueSky TV remote. The BlueSky TV remote has voice control which will be included with the BlueSky TV hardware. The voice control feature allows even greater control by translating voice into Guide commands. This article will explain how to program and synchronize the remote control to work with BlueSky TV. 

 

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Programming your remote using RF pairing

Setup on BlueSky RemoteLearn how to program your BlueSky TV remote using Radio Frequency (RF) Pairing. This method of programming your remote enables the "aim anywhere" functionality and is required for the voice functionality features of the remote. Follow the steps below to pair the remote control via RF.

 

Prior to proceeding ensure that you have installed the remote control batteries and that your TV and cable box are powered on.

  1. Press and hold Setup until the remote light changes green
  2. Press the Shaw button
  3. The remote light starts blinking green
  4. Press the Shaw button again
  5. Enter the number sequence shown on the TV by pressing the numbers on the remote control.

Did You Know

 

If the remote locks up with a green flashing light during the pairing process, please remove and insert the batteries, then start again.

           

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Programming your remote using IR pairing

This section will demonstrate how to pair the TV and Home Audio with the BlueSky TV remote control using Infrared Radiation (IR) pairing.  Follow the steps below to pair the remote control via IR.

 

  1. Press and hold the Setup button for 3 seconds.
  2. Wait for the remote light to change from red to green.
  3. Type in the 5-digit code shown on the TV screen.

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You can find TV/Audio device codes in the BlueSky TV remote manual.  If the remote locks up with a green flashing light during the pairing process, please remove and insert the batteries, then start again.

          

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Manually programming your remote using a TV code

Setup on BlueSky RemoteThis section will assist if manual programming for the TV or Audio needs to be completed to program (pair) the remote with your entertainment set up.  There are two methods for manually programming your BlueSky TV remote.

 

Programming the Remote using a Setup Code

If you know the setup code for your TV or cable box, follow these instructions to program your remote.

  1. Find the manufacturer's code for the device. This is typically a 4-digit or 5-digit code.
  2. Press and hold the Setup button for 3 seconds until the Power button changes from red to green
  3. Enter the code found in Step 1. If the code is entered correctly and is the correct code, the All Power button will flash green twice. Of the All Power button blinks red, the code was not entered correctly.  Check to ensure that you are entering the correct code and try again.
  4. Press the TV Power If the device turns off, the code has been accepted.
  5. Turn the device back on and make sure that the Volume and Mute buttons work.
     

Programming the Remote Using Search

If you do not know the setup code for your TV or cable box, follow these instructions to program your remote.

  1. Press and hold the Setup button for 3 seconds until the Power button changes from red to green
  2. Press 9 - 9 - 1 on the remote
  3. While pointing the remote control at the device, press and release the Channel Up button until the device turns off. You may need to press Channel Up numerous times.
  4. After the device turns off, press the Setup button once to lock in the code
  5. Turn the device back on and make sure that the Volume and Mute buttons work

Did You Know

 

If programming the Remote using a Setup Code doesn't work, try another 4 or 5-digit code for your TV and repeat the steps above. Sometimes it can take a few tries.

        

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Un-Pairing the remote

This section will outline how to un-pair the BlueSky TV remote.

 

 Un-Pairing the Remote from the Set-Top box (STB) - RF

  1. Press and hold the Setup button until the power button changes from red to green.
  2. Enter 987.

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