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Who doesn’t want to have access to fun-filled entertainment that keeps them glued to the TV screen, and gives them the reason for frequent sprees of binge-watching? With a full-blown channel lineup and the enticing offer to bundle Spectrum TV service with super-fast internet, subscribing to Spectrum packages lets you enjoy top-notch communication and entertainment services at unbelievably pocket-friendly prices that stay locked for one whole year!

Spectrum TV – A Whole New World of Entertainment

If you are one of the lucky ones who have already signed-up for the Spectrum TV service then lo and behold! Your binge-a-thons are about to take a big leap. By bringing you an epic service that revolves around you, the Spectrum TV subscription lets you watch what you want, whenever you want, and wherever you want—without letting you become the victim of boredom!

If you are a TV-buff with an undying thirst for juicy digital entertainment, bringing Spectrum TV to your home is the best decision you must have ever made—because now all your entertainment-wishes will be granted! Just program Spectrum Remote to your TV and use it as a magic wand to enter the world of boundless digital entertainment with a simple command. From your favorite HD programming on over 200 channels encompassing a wide range of genres to the exhaustive On Demand library with over 30,000 TV shows and movies, a trove of holistic TV programming awaits you!

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How to Program Spectrum Remote to TV?

You will get a user manual and instructions for programming Spectrum Remote to your TV and various other devices. If you don’t know the model number of your remote you can carefully remove the battery cover and find it printed inside. Once you have identified it, you can start the Spectrum Remote setup.

The Spectrum Guide swiftly detects your TV set’s brand and walks you through the Spectrum Remote programming process. You can then control your TV and audio devices via simple push commands. If however, your TV brand is not identified or if you like everything DIY, you may want to read through the Spectrum Remote Setup steps to complete your mission.

Program Spectrum Remote –1060BC2/1060BC3

The Spectrum 1060BC3 Remote Control is pre-programmed to let you operate the cable box, a Pioneer audio receiver, a Toshiba DVD player, and the RCA TV. Spectrum Remote programming for models 1060BC2/1060BC3 can be conducted by following simple and straightforward instructions below:

Programming Spectrum Remote 1060BC2/1060BC3 to TV with Codes

  1. Start by finding the 5-digit programming code that works with your TV. You will find the code you are looking for in the table below.
  2. TV Brand TV Code


    11463, 11780, 11785, 11810, 12049, 12184


    11423, 11564, 10171, 11204, 11517, 11641, 11660, 11710, 11780, 11892, 11963, 12002, 12049, 12088, 12417


    11423, 10017, 11265, 10178, 10700, 10856, 11178, 11768, 11993, 12358, 12424


    11454, 11866, 10054, 10051, 10706, 10802, 11198, 11254, 11365, 11856, 11944, 11963, 11990, 12372


    10250, 11480, 11457, 10051, 10650, 11271, 11291, 11410, 11941, 11946


    11454, 11866, 10054, 10690, 11154, 11744, 11806, 11856, 11867, 12372, 12374


    11547, 10178, 11447, 10047, 10051, 10093, 10679, 11047, 11147, 11247, 11347, 11781, 11948, 11953, 11958, 12002, 12187, 12247, 12434


    10812, 10060, 10702, 10178, 10650, 10766, 10814, 11060, 11903, 12051


    10818, 10093, 10688, 10851, 11602, 11756, 12360


    10000, 10810, 10834, 11317, 11685




    11524, 10156, 11256, 11265, 10060, 10650, 10822, 10832, 10845, 11156, 11356, 11656, 11704, 11935, 11945, 12006


    11758, 10864, 10885, 11756


    10000, 11423, 10047, 10017, 10463, 11265, 10178, 11145, 10145, 11661

  3. Next, press the device key on the remote control that says “TV” just one time.
  4. After that, press and hold the SETUP key and wait for the selected mode key to blink twice.
  5. Then, enter the 5-digit code for your device that you found listed in the table above. You will see the selected mode key will blink twice.
  6. In case the selected mode key blinks long, go back and repeat steps 3-5, and enter the same code once more.
  7. Once done, point the remote control at the TV and press the Power/Play key just once. The TV should turn off. If the TV doesn't turn off, walk through steps 2-5 again, so that you can find a code that works. If it still doesn't work, you may have to troubleshoot to get it right.


In case you followed all the steps and the TV still didn’t respond to the remote, you can try these troubleshooting tips to resolve the issue.

  1. Press and release the CH- key slowly to navigate back through the codes and let the TV switch on.
  2. On your Spectrum remote control, press the TV key once. Next, press the SETUP key and do not release it until the TV key blinks two times.
  3. Then, enter the numbers 9 9 1 and let the TV key blink two times again.
  4. After that, hit the number key that says 1. The TV button will blink twice again.
  5. Next, point your Spectrum remote control at the TV, and press the POWER key once.
  6. Once done, press and release the CH  key again and again. Stop when the TV turns off.
  7. Now, press the POWER key to switch on the TV, and then press the SETUP key to lock in the code.

Program Spectrum Remote -- Universal CLIKR-5: UR5U-8780L / 8790L

These Spectrum remotes can be programmed using a simple Auto-Search method—that you can easily follow for Spectrum Remote programming. Before we start, look at the table below to find the three-digit device code for the TV brand you wish to carry out the Spectrum remote setup for.

TV Brand TV Code


363, 113, 116, 102, 112, 143, 569, 284, 648, 741




258, 050, 363, 143, 333, 228, 229, 515, 655


251, 019, 028, 363, 143, 175, 308, 684, 692, 735


001, 608, 646, 651, 702


138, 030, 007, 258, 325, 230, 703


386, 387, 624, 625, 675

Auto-Search Method

  1. Turn on your TV set.
  2. Press the TV button and the OK/SEL button on your Spectrum remote simultaneously for three seconds. This should make the TV LED to turn on for 30 seconds.
  3. Next, aim your remote at the TV and press the CH  or CH- button one at a time or don’t release until the TV is turned off. Once done, your remote will emit power on/off code signals.
  4. After that, press the POWER button to ensure you have entered the right code. If you have entered the correct code your device would switch back on. Then you can test out the volume/ mute etc. keys on your remote. In case the buttons don't work you will have to go back and repeat step 2.
  5. Next, press the TV button to lock the code. If done right the device LED will blink twice to let you know.

Note: In case your remote is still not paired to your TV after following the Auto-Search method, you can conduct the Spectrum Remote programming using the Quick Set-up Method or the Manual Method given below:

Quick Setup Method

  1. Turn on your TV.
  2. Look into the Quick Set-up Code tables in the remote manual and according to your TV set’s brand, press the TV and YELLOW (A) or BLUE (B) buttons. This will make the TV button LED to switch on for 30 seconds.
  3. Now that the LED is turned on, aim the remote at the TV and enter the 1-digit code that coincides with your brand of TV. You may find this in the Quick Set-up Code tables in the remote manual. Now, your TV should switch off. In case it doesn’t, enter the same number button again and again until it turns off.
    Note: If your remote automatically exits the programming mode and the LED turns off, it probably means it doesn’t have matching codes. In case you cannot find the corresponding code, you should try the 3-digit code or the Auto-Search method—if you have not already done that without success.
  4. After your TV is turned off, hit the TV button one more time to save the code.

Manual Method

If you cannot find your TV brand in the digital code list, you will have to download the remote manual in order to program Spectrum Remote using the Manual Method before you set off with the steps given below:

  1. Turn on the TV.
  2. Press the TV button, and the OK/SELbuttons on your remote simultaneously for three seconds. After that, the TV LED will light for 30 seconds showing that it is all set to be programmed.
  3. Now, aim your remote at your TV and press the number given to your TV brand. In case there is more than one code for your TV brand, start by trying one code at a time until your device switches off. However, you should wait for one second before entering each code.
  4. Next, to ensure the right code has been selected press the POWER Your TV should turn back on. After the TV is switched on, try flipping the channels to ensure you have been successful at programming the Spectrum remote.
  5. Then, press the device button to lock the code. The device LED will blink two times to let you know the code has been locked.

Program Spectrum Remote Control—URC 2068/2069

Get your device-specific code from the table below, and follow the simple guidelines to sync your Spectrum remote to your TV.

TV Brand TV Code


0178, 0766, 0814, 1060, 2051


0178, 0856, 1423, 1337, 1530


0156, 1343, 1369, 1524, 1743, 1935


0818, 2402


0810, 1685


0864, 0885, 1756, 1758, 2707

Spectrum Remote Setup with TV Code

  1. Turn on the TV.
  2. Next, press the SETUP key and hold until you see the LED blinking twice.
  3. Then, enter the first code that matches your TV brand from the code list given above. Once you have entered the correct code, the LED would blink twice.
  4. Following that, press the POWER button to test your equipment. The device should turn off automatically when the setup is complete.
  5. In case your TV doesn’t switch off, go back, and repeat step 1. But, this time use the next code from the code list for your TV brand.

Can’t Search for Your Code? Here’s How You Can Do it—

If you have used all the setup codes for programming Spectrum remote to your TV and none of them worked, or your TV set’s brand isn’t on the list and you cannot finish the setup, you can follow the steps below to look for your code:

  1. Turn on your TV.
  2. Then, press and hold the SETUP button until the LED blinks two times.
  3. After that, press and hold the OK/Enter button.
  4. When the TV switches off, release the OK/Enter button. The code is locked.

Spectrum Remote Setup for URC 2068/2069 by Popular Brand

  1. Switch on the TV.
  2. Then, press and hold the SETUP key until the LED on the remote blinks two times.
  3. Next, press the POWER key. Note the LED should stay on.
  4. After that, press and hold the digit key given below which corresponds to your TV set’s brand:
Digit Key TV Brand





















  • Release the button once the TV is turned off. Now the setup is complete.
  • Spectrum Remote Control Not Working? Donot Worry!

    There are a few reasons why your remote control may not be working. Try to deal with the issues by following the simple tips mentioned below.

    Problem Solution

    Dead or old batteries

    Change the batteries.


    Hindrance between the cable terminal and remote

    Ensure there are no obstructions between the digital receiver and the remote control. 


    The remote is not set in the Cable TV mode

    Press Input or CBL on your remote control to reboot your digital receiver and attempt to pair your remote to the digital receiver again.

    If you still face issues, you can visit your nearest Spectrum Service Center to exchange the remote/get a new one, and let the Spectrum Team resolve the issue for you.

    How to Pair Spectrum Remote through Radio Frequency

    Programming Spectrum remote to your receiver via radio frequency can be done in a few simple steps. When you work through the Spectrum remote setup this way, you can use your Spectrum remote even when the receiver is out of view.

    Go through the following steps to pair your remote and receiver via radio frequency:

    1. Find the MENU button on the remote, and press it.
    2. From the menu that displays on the left hand side on your TV, choose SETTINGS & SUPPORT.
    3. Then select SUPPORT from the menu on the left.
    4. Now from among the center tiles, select REMOTE CONTROL.
    5. Next, click on RF PAIR NEW REMOTE from among these tiles.
    6. And, follow the instructions appearing on the screen.

    Wrapping Up!

    Once you have subscribed to the epic Spectrum TV service, the only thing standing between you and non-stop binge-watching is the Spectrum Remote programming. While conducting the Spectrum Remote setup all by yourself may sound like a tough nut to crack, but it’s not! All you need to do is roll up your sleeves, put your thinking cap on and follow all the super-easy, step-by-step instructions given in this article. And, you will be done with the Spectrum Remote programming in a jiffy! However, in case you need further assistance, feel free to call the 24/7 Spectrum Customer Service to help you out!

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    1. How to program Spectrum remote SR-002-R to TV?

    The Spectrum Guide will automatically detect your TV brand and will walk you through appropriate steps to program your remote to TV. You can also follow the steps below to program Spectrum remote SR-002-R to TV:

    1. Where is the setup button on Spectrum remote?

    Click on the OPTIONS button on your Spectrum remote to access the setup.

    1. How to program a new Spectrum remote?

    Follow the instructions in this article on BuyTVInternetPhone Blog. Separate instructions are provided for each Spectrum remote type.

    1. How to use Spectrum remote with Samsung Smart TV?

    Look for the Remote setup codes for Samsung to program Spectrum remote with your Samsung Smart TV.

    1. How to use Spectrum remote for TV?

    Spectrum provides a detailed instruction manual with your remote, which will help you understand how to use Spectrum remote for TV.

    1. How to use Spectrum remote for DVR?

    Press the REC button on your Spectrum remote to record your favorite shows. Select the DVR button on your Spectrum remote to view all the listings.

    1. How to use Spectrum remote to turn on the TV?

    Press the POWER button on your Spectrum remote to turn on the TV.

    1. How to use Spectrum remote as Universal remote?

    You can use Universal CLIKR-5 to operate your TV, audio devices, and Blu-Ray player.

    1. How do you get a new remote from Spectrum?

    If your current Spectrum remote isn’t working properly, you can swap it at a Spectrum Store Location. Or you can call Spectrum to order a new remote, and it will be mailed to you within 3 to 5 days.

    1. How do I program the volume on my spectrum remote?

    Follow the instructions using your Spectrum remote:

    1. Press both, the CBL and the OK/SEL buttons, at the same time on your remote for 3 seconds. The LED on your device will switch on for 30 seconds.
    2. Press the VOL button while the LED is on.
    3. Now press the CBL button.
    4. To get back to TV Volume Control, repeat the above steps and then press TV in step ().

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