Got yourself a Magnavox universal remote, but you’re not sure how to get it all set up?

We can help with that, whether you have the remote codes or not.

How To Program Magnavox Universal Remote

Here’s a quick guide to getting that Magnavox universal remote programmed for use with your device.

How To Program Magnavox Universal Remote:

Programming With Code

To program your Magnavox Universal Remote using direct code entry, take these steps:

  1. Turn on the device you wanna control with your Magnavox remote.
  2. Press and hold the CODE SEARCH button on the remote until the indicator light turns on.
  3. Press the device button for the device you want to control (TV, DVD, etc.).
  4. Enter the device code using the number pad on the remote. You’ll usually find a list of codes for various devices in the manual that came with the remote. Make sure that you select the correct code for your device brand.
  5. Check if it worked: Point the remote at the device and press the power button. If your device turns off, you’ve successfully programmed the remote.

Programming Without Code

If you don’t have a code for your device or the direct code entry method isn’t working, try the auto code search method:

  1. Turn on the device you wanna control with your Magnavox remote.
  2. Press and hold the CODE SEARCH button on the remote until the indicator light turns on.
  3. Press the device button for the device you want to control (TV, DVD, etc.).
  4. Press and hold the POWER button on the remote. The indicator light on the remote will blink once and then remain lit.
  5. Release the POWER button, and the indicator light will start blinking. The remote is now scanning through all the codes for your device.
  6. Wait for the device to turn off: When the device turns off, press the ENTER button on the remote to save the code.
  7. Test the remote: Point it at the device and press the power button. If the device turns back on, you’ve successfully programmed the remote. If not, repeat the process to try other codes.

Keep these steps handy, and you’ll master your Magnavox Universal Remote in no time.

Troubleshooting Tips

Remote Not Working

If your Magnavox universal remote isn’t working, try these steps:

  1. Check the batteries: Make sure that remote’s batteries are fresh and placed correctly in the remote.
  2. Reprogram the remote: Sometimes, the remote needs to be paired with the device again. Follow the programming steps mentioned above.
  3. Clear any obstructions: Ensure there’s no object blocking the remote’s signal to the device.

Incorrect Code

When your remote isn’t functioning as expected or isn’t controlling your device properly, the chances are that you’ve used an incorrect code.

To fix this:

  • Refer to the user manual, or search online, for a list of compatible codes for your device.
  • Attempt reprogramming the remote using a different code.
  • If multiple codes are available, try each one until you find the code that works best with your device.

Factory Reset

If all else fails, you might have to perform a factory reset on your Magnavox universal remote.

This will erase all programmed settings and allow you to start fresh.

Here’s how to do it:

  1. Turn on the device that you wanna control with the remote.
  2. Press and hold the “Code Search/SET” button on the remote until the LED light turns on.
  3. While still holding the “Code Search/SET” button, press and hold the remote’s device button (e.g., TV, DVD, CBL) until the LED light starts blinking.
  4. Release both buttons, and the remote should now be reset to its factory settings.

Remember to reprogram the remote with the appropriate codes for your devices after performing a factory reset. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How to find universal remote codes?

There are websites (like this one) and lists you can find online that’ll hook you up with the right codes.

You can also look in the user manual for the remote.

How to program remote without a code?

You can still program your Magnavox remote without a code.

Just follow these steps:

  1. Turn ON the device you wanna pair, like your TV, DVD, or whatever.
  2. Make sure your remote’s pointed at the device.
  3. Press and hold that “Code Search” button to get your remote into programming mode. 

Just follow the rest of the on-screen process and you’ll be good to go.

How to locate MC345 codes?

Lookin’ for those Magnavox MC345 codes? Easy.

You can find them online in a list, like on a website for remote codes.

Just search for “Magnavox MC345 remote codes” and you’ll find what you need.

Magnavox remote 4-digit codes

Most Magnavox remotes use 4-digit codes.

You’ll find those online when looking for universal remote codes.

Just remember, these codes can be different for each device (TV, DVD, etc.), so make sure you’re using the right one.

Using the SEL button

The “SEL” button on your Magnavox remote is super useful for toggling between devices.

Want to control your DVD player?

Press the SEL button until it lights up as DVD/AUX. Easy peasy!

Linking remote to DVD player

You wanna set up your Magnavox remote with your DVD player?

No problem! Follow these steps:

  1. Turn ON your DVD player.
  2. Point your remote at the DVD player.
  3. Press and hold the DVD/AUX button for 3 seconds.
  4. Enter the 4-digit code for your DVD player (you can find it online).

That’s it! Enjoy controlling your DVD player with your Magnavox remote. 

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