How To Program A GE Universal Remote WITHOUT Codes

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GE universal remote control allows you to control multiple audio/video devices such as TV, DVD, DVR, satellite, cable, and audio using only one remote. To setup and use this General Electric remote, you will need to program it to control the device you want. In this tutorial, we will see how to program a GE universal remote without codes using the Auto Code Search method.

How To Program A GE Universal Remote WITHOUT Codes

The Auto Code Search programming method in GE remotes searches automatically for the correct code through all the codes stored into the remote memory.

Follow the steps below to program a GE universal remote without codes using the Auto Code Search functionality:

  1. Manually turn on the device you want to control
  2. Press and hold the SETUP button until the red indicator light stays on and then release the button.
  3. Press and release the button corresponding to the type of device you wish to control (TV, DVD, etc)
  4. Point the remote at the device you wish to control then press and release the POWER button.
  5. After pressing the POWER button, your device should turn off.
  6. When the device shuts off or begins playing, press the 1 button to save the code.
  7. Point the remote at the device and see if the remote works properly.

If your remote is not working properly, you need to program again your device by going to step 2 and start the auto search again until it finds the proper code for your device.

See also: How To Program A Universal Remote to Control ANY TV

How To Program A GE Universal Remote Using Codes

The easiest way to program a GE universal Remote is by using codes. Before seeing how to program your GE remote you need to first locate the Remote Code List provided in your GE Universal Remote manual. Find the device CATEGORYof the device you wish to program (TV, DVD, etc) and then find the BRAND of your device and proceed with this tutorial.

Once you have located the brand of your device, follow the steps below to program GE Universal remote using codes:

  1. Manually turn on the device you want to control
  2. Press and hold the SETUP button until the red indicator light stays on and then release the button.
  3. Press and release the button corresponding to the type of device you wish to control (TV, DVD, etc)
  4. Enter the first 4-digit code previously found in the code list using the number buttons on the remote. If the code valid, the red indicator light will turn off. (If the code is incorrect, the red light will flash and remain on, you can then re-enter a different code).
  5. Point the GE remote to your device and press the POWER button. Your device will turn off.
  6. Turn on your device, your GE unbiversal remote is now programmed to control the device.

If the device turns off after pressing the POWER button, no further programming is required on your GE universal remote. if the device doesn’t turn off, go to step 3 and repeat the process using the next code found in the code list. Repeat this process until the proper code for your device is found.

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