Why Isn’t My Onn TV Remote Working?

If your Onn TV remote is not working, there are several troubleshooting steps you can try:

1) Remove the batteries and perform a hard reset

Take the batteries out of the remote control, unplug the TV from the wall outlet, wait 60 seconds, and then plug the TV back in.

This is called power cycling. And in 80% of cases, it solves the issue.

2) Clean the remote control

Dirt and dust can build up in the buttons of the remote control, causing malfunctions.

Try pressing and holding every button on the remote control several times.

3) Replace the batteries

Check the batteries of your remote and replace them if they are low or dead.

Make sure the batteries are inserted correctly and securely.

Also check if the remote is not in shift mode, which can change the function of some buttons.

Press and release the SETUP/SHIFT button on your remote to exit the shift mode.

4) Reprogramme the remote

Try programming your remote with a different code that matches your TV model.

You can find the code list and the instructions for direct code entry and auto code search on the Onn Remote Manual or on the Onn Remote website

5) Check for obstructions

Make sure nothing is blocking the signal between the remote and TV.

Avoid any objects or sources of interference that might affect the infrared sensor’s activity.

6) Restart the system

Press the home button on your remote, then settings, system, power, and system restart.

If none of the above steps work, your remote may not be compatible with your TV or may be defective.

You can try using a universal remote that works with most devices, or simply order a new one from Amazon.

That’s it…


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