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Get the most out of your TV with the tips in these Howcast videos, which teach you everything from how to choose between a Plasma, LDC, LED, and HDTV to how to make a remote control work with just one battery.
You Will Need
- RCA universal remote control
- Other devices (optional)
Find TV button
Find the TV device button near the top of your remote, usually in the top right corner.
Find the on-off button
Find the power button near the top of the remote, usually located in the middle at the top.
Press and hold buttons
Press and hold the TV button; the TV button will illuminate. Then press and hold the power button at the same time.
Release the buttons
Release both buttons once the remote buttons below blink. The TV button should now stay illuminated.
Press and hold play
Point the remote at your TV with the TV turned off. Press and hold the play button at the bottom of the remote.
Hold the play button
Hold the play button down until the TV turns on. You'll see the TV button blink as it transmits codes to the TV.