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How Do I Program the Optimum TV Remote?

Let us be honest. No matter how many contemporary streaming options we have access to, cable TV is still the top choice for millions across the globe when it comes to entertainment. In the U.S. as well, despite the launch of one subscription VOD service after another, and the cord-cutting trend on the rise, the love for cable TV is still very much alive. And service providers like Optimum have only fueled it further by transforming the entire experience of watching cable TV—making it contemporary, flexible, and convenient!

As a new member of the Optimum Family, you’re bound to experience all of that and more, once you are set to go—no matter which of the Optimum top TV packages you may be subscribed to. Just imagine what the level of in-home entertainment would be when you have access to:

Speaking of which let us get to the point and tell you how you can program the Optimum TV remote, and start reaping all the benefits of your Optimum cable TV subscription.

 

Learning How to Program the Optimum (Altice) Remote

Is your Optimum remote not working or do you need help with the Optimum remote TV codes?

Whatever the case may be, you have come to the right place! This step-by-step guide is all you need to program the Optimum TV remote. And, the quicker you are done, the sooner you can start enjoying the flexibility and ease the Optimum voice remote is designed to deliver—whether you want to switch from one entertainment option to another or browse the Cloud DVR—just tell the Optimum One remote whatever it is that you need done!

It’s worth noting there are quite a few different types of Optimum remotes, and different ways to program them as well. So in this guide we’ll not only take a look at the Optimum One remote, but some others.

 

Program the Optimum Remote to Control Your Optimum One Box

When you program the Optimum TV remote via Bluetooth, you can control the Optimum One device via voice commands even when it’s up to 30 feet away―tucked quite out of sight. Remember, the remote will work with the Optimum One device that you’ve paired it with. If there are multiple Optimum One boxes in use, a remote paired to the first will not work with the other. You must un-pair it first in order to use with a second Optimum One box.   

Here is how you can program the Optimum remote using the microphone button.

  1. Look for the Home or Altice button on your remote and press it.
  2. Select Settings from the Home screen.
  3. Click on the remote icon showing at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Select PAIR REMOTE TO ALTICE ONE and follow the prompts.
  5. Next, select PAIR REMOTE CONTROL
  6. An on-screen confirmation message will appear once the remote is paired.

 

Program the Optimum One Remote to Control Your TV

Using the One-Digit Code Programming Method

To control your TV with the Optimum One voice remote, take a look at the brands listed below. And, use the one-digit code method to program the Optimum remote with your TV.

Popular TV Brands One-Digit Optimum Remote TV Codes

Insignia

1

LG

2

Panasonic

3

Philips/ Magnavox

4

Samsung

5

Sanyo

6

Sharp

7

Sony

8

Toshiba

9

VIZIO

0

 

Here is how you can do it:

  1. Switch on your TV.
  2. Find the number of your TV brand in the table above. And, press the power button along with that number button on the remote for 3 seconds. Then release. The status light will power on.
  3. Press and hold the power button. The TV will turn off.
  4. Press SELECT to save the code. The status light will now turn off.
  5. Press the TV Power button to verify the process is complete. The TV should turn on at this point if successfully paired.
  6. Test other remote functions for your TV such as Volume and Mute to ensure the remote is paired.

Using Auto-Search Programming Method

If the remote still does not control the power, volume and mute functions, switch to the auto-search programming method.

Here is how you can do it:

  1. Turn on your TV.
  2. Press and hold the VOL+ and TV Power buttons for 3 seconds. As the status light turns on, release the buttons.
  3. Press the number 1 key and release.
  4. Turn the TV off by holding the TV button.
  5. Press SELECT to save the code. The status lights will turn off.
  6. Test other functions on the remote such as Volume and Mute to ensure the remote is working.

Using the Four-Digit Code Programming Method

If the auto-search method fails as well, you can try out the four-digit code method below to program the Optimum remote with TV.

Here is how you can do it:

  1. Switch on the TV.
  2. Find the TV brand you have in the code table below and note the code corresponding to your TV brand.
  3. Press and hold the SELECT and TV Power buttons simultaneously until the Home, or A button blinks twice.
  4. Point the remote at the TV and enter the first 4-digit code for your TV brand.
  5. Test the TV Power If the TV turns off proceed to the next step. And if it doesn’t, go back to steps 4 and try the next code in the list, until the correct code is accepted.
  6. Once done, check other remote functions such as Mute, Volume, to ensure everything is working fine.

Useful Tip: For a TV brand with more than one 4-digit code, try one code at a time until the TV powers off, and then go with another code if required.

Popular TV Brands Four-Digit Optimum (Altice) Remote TV Codes

Insignia

0271, 2311, 0991, 1751, 0001, 1751, 0001, 1771, 1761, 1741, 1731, 1721, 1481, 0621, 0471, 0091, 0051

LG

0051, 4111, 3301, 2851, 2411, 1431, 0821

Magnavox

0001, 0181, 3211, 4031, 2851, 2681, 2421, 0051, 2491, 2351, 2311, 1871, 1481, 1201, 0261, 0091

Panasonic

0131, 2671, 1831, 2751, 2071, 2021, 2931, 1811, 0101, 0051

Philips

0181, 1311, 0001, 3811, 2421, 3631, 3611, 3211, 3091, 2471, 2351, 2311, 1871, 1431, 1201, 0091

Samsung

0151, 3071, 1461, 2831, 0051

Sanyo

4161, 1281, 0221, 0621, 0051, 3231, 2741, 2531

Sony

0141

Sharp

0261, 4141, 0051

Toshiba

0331, 2831, 0131, 0101, 3641, 2151, 1961, 1781

VIZIO

0171, 1891, 0051, 4121, 3751, 1851, 1211, 1011

Program the Optimum Remote with TV: Silver Remote with "O." Button

Here is how you can get the ball rolling by programming the Silver Optimum remote with TV using the one-digit code method:

  1. Switch on the TV.
  2. Press and hold the SEL and TV POWER buttons until the button blinks twice.
  3. Next, press the TV POWER
  4. Direct the remote at your TV. Then press and hold down the number button for your brand of TV. (Take a look at the table above which lists one-digit codes for a variety of popular TV brands)
  5. When the TV turns off, release the number button.
  6. Next, verify by pressing the TV POWER The TV should turn on and off at this point.
  7. To confirm the remote is working, test other remote functions such as Volume and Mute to see if it has been paired successfully.

If the one-digit code method is not successful you can program the Optimum TV remote using the auto-search method next.

  1. Switch on the TV.
  2. Press and hold the SEL and TV POWER buttons until the button blinks twice.
  3. Next, press and hold down the SEL button. Make sure to direct the remote at your TV as you do so.
  4. When the TV turns off, release the SEL button.
  5. Next, press the TV POWER. The TV should turn off and on.
  6. Test other remote functions such as Volume and Mute to make sure the remote is now paired.

In case the auto-search method also does not work to program the Optimum remote to the TV, try out the four-digit code method outlined below:

  1. Switch on the TV.
  2. Find the code for your brand of TV from the table below, and make a note of it.
  3. Press and hold the SEL and TV POWER buttons at the same time until the button blinks twice.
  4. Point the remote at your TV, and enter the code for your TV brand. (Take a look at the table below which lists four-digit codes for a variety of popular TV brands)
  5. When the right code is entered, and you press the TV POWER button, the TV should turn off. If it does not, repeat the steps starting from #4 with the next code listed for your TV brand in the table.
  6. If the TV turns off successfully, test other functions such as Volume and Mute to make sure the remote is now paired.
Popular TV Brands Four-Digit Optimum (Altice) Remote TV Codes

Insignia

2049, 1423, 1564, 0171, 0463, 1204, 1326, 1517, 1660, 1963, 2417, 2751

LG

1423, 0178, 0017, 1768

Magnavox

1867, 1454, 2597, 1755, 0171, 0051, 1365, 1913, 1963, 1990, 2492

Panasonic

0047, 0150, 0178, 1345, 1480, 1927, 1947, 1924, 0051

Philips

1867, 1454, 2597, 0171, 1365, 1990, 2492, 2622, 2992

Samsung

2051, 1959, 0178, 0812

Sanyo

1142, 0088

Sony

0810, 1685

Sharp

2360

Toshiba

1524, 1343, 1369, 1935, 1959, 2684

VIZIO

1758, 2707, 0864, 1756, 0885

Program the Optimum Remote with TV: Silver Remote with "iO" Button

Now if you have got a Silver Optimum remote with the “iO” button, take the simple steps listed below to program it via the 3-digit code method:

  1. Switch on the TV.
  2. Press and hold the SEL and TV buttons for 3 seconds. The iO button will light up.
  3. Once the button lights up, enter the 3-digit code for your TV brand. Make sure to point the remote in the direction of the TV as you do this. (Take a look at the table below which lists three-digit codes for a variety of TV brands)
  4. If the code you’ve entered is correct, the TV will shut off. If it does not, repeat step #3 with the next code listed for your TV brand in the table below.
  5. To verify, press the Mute button. The TV should turn on.
  6. Press the TV button to save the code. When the code gets stored, the iO button will blink twice to confirm.
Popular TV Brands Three-Digit Optimum (Altice) Remote TV Codes

Insignia

068, 069, 078, 096, 100, 164, 168, 229, 026, 454, 604, 617, 687

LG

004, 569, 106, 112, 127, 247, 250, 598, 698, 637, 638, 644, 645, 647, 648, 649, 650, 665, 666, 767

Magnavox

070, 003, 004, 022, 059, 060, 061, 063, 064, 127, 164, 094, 160, 056, 236, 238, 243, 205, 028, 138, 168, 035, 211, 077, 050, 218

Panasonic

080, 164, 190, 034, 056, 234, 236, 244, 230, 248, 524, 624, 607, 664, 669

Philips

164, 004, 218, 005, 038, 093, 127, 070, 003, 059, 236, 238, 243, 247, 199, 144, 161, 594

Samsung

192, 184, 185, 004, 101, 127, 133, 160, 089, 105, 070, 237, 239, 461, 578, 655, 656

Sanyo

007, 053, 057, 082, 020, 239, 657

Sony

001, 608, 651, 085, 126, 139, 236, 240, 241, 602, 632, 646, 652, 653, 654

Sharp

251, 004, 684, 081, 014, 019, 028, 022, 127, 236, 496, 692

Toshiba

015, 101, 045, 030, 007, 040, 062, 142, 137, 382, 703

VIZIO

004, 031, 724, 603, 625, 675, 682

Now, if the 3-digit code method does not program the Optimum remote with TV, you can try out the auto-search method instead:

  1. Switch on the TV.
  2. Press and hold the SEL and TV buttons simultaneously for 3 seconds. The iO button will illuminate.
  3. Once the button lights up, point the remote to the TV. Press and release the CH+ or CH-. Keep doing that until the TV goes off.
  4. To verify, press the Mute button. The TV should turn on.
  5. Next, press the TV POWER. The TV should turn off and on.
  6. Press the TV button to save the code. The iO button will blink twice to verify the code is stored.

Program the Optimum Remote with TV: Black Remote with Home & A/B/C Buttons

Optimum TV subscribers, who have the black Optimum remote with A/B/C buttons, can follow the one-digit code method outlined below to get their remote programmed.

  1. Switch on the TV.
  2. Press and hold the SELECT and TV buttons at the same time until the HOME button blinks twice.
  3. Next, press the TV
  4. Direct the remote at your TV. Then press and hold down the number button for your brand of TV.
    (Take a look at the table above which lists one-digit codes for a variety of popular TV brands)
  5. When the TV turns off, release the number button.
  6. Next, verify by pressing the TV (power) The TV should turn on now.
  7. Also, test other functions such as Volume and Mute to see if the remote has been paired.

If the one-digit code method does not give the desired results, program the Optimum TV remote via the auto-search method.

  1. Turn on your TV.
  2. Press and hold the SELECT and TV buttons at the same time until the HOME button blinks twice.
  3. Next, press and hold down the SELECT Make sure to direct the remote at your TV.
  4. When the TV turns off, release the SELECT
  5. Next, verify by pressing the TV (power) button. The TV should turn on.
  6. Test other functions such as Volume and Mute to make sure the remote is now paired.

In case the auto-search method also does not work to program the Optimum remote to TV, you still  have the four-digit code method to rescue you:

  1. Turn on your TV.
  2. Find the code for your brand of TV from the table below and make a note of it.
  3. Press and hold the SELECT and TV POWER buttons simultaneously until the HOME button blinks twice.
  4. Point the remote at your TV, and enter the first code for your TV brand.
    (Take a look at the table below which lists four-digit codes for a variety of popular TV brands)
  5. When the right code is entered, and you press the TV (Power button), the TV should turn off. In that case you can proceed to the next step. If it does not, repeat step #4 with the next code listed for your TV brand in the table.
  6. If the TV turns off, test other functions such as Volume and Mute to make sure the remote is now paired.

 

Popular TV Brands Four-Digit Optimum (Altice) Remote TV Codes

Insignia

0271, 2311, 0991, 1751, 0001, 1751, 0001, 1771, 1761, 1741, 1731, 1721, 1481, 0621, 0471, 0091, 0051

LG

0051, 4111, 3301, 2851, 2411, 1431, 0821

Magnavox

0001, 0181, 3211, 4031, 2851, 2681, 2421, 0051, 2491, 2351, 2311, 1871, 1481, 1201, 0261, 0091

Panasonic

0131, 2671, 1831, 2751, 2071, 2021, 2931, 1811, 0101, 0051

Philips

0181, 1311, 0001, 3811, 2421, 3631, 3611, 3211, 3091, 2471, 2351, 2311, 1871, 1431, 1201, 0091

Samsung

0151, 3071, 1461, 2831, 0051

Sanyo

4161, 1281, 0221, 0621, 0051, 3231, 2741, 2531

Sony

0141

Sharp

0261, 4141, 0051

Toshiba

0331, 2831, 0131, 0101, 3641, 2151, 1961, 1781

VIZIO          

0171, 1891, 0051, 4121, 3751, 1851, 1211, 1011

The End Note

We’ve encompassed the various types of remotes which subscribers are likely to receive depending on their choice of Optimum TV equipment, and also discussed a variety of methods used to program each type. Now that you know how easy it is to program the Optimum TV remote, once you’re done, you’ll be all set to beat those boredom blues whenever they strike. 

If by any chance you’re also looking to upgrade your current Optimum plan, contact Optimum Customer Service at 844-520-8978 and speak to a professional for an expert opinion.

FAQs

How to reset Optimum (Altice) remote?

To reset or un-pair the Optimum remote control so that you can use it with another Optimum TV or Altice One box, you must first clear the remote. 

  1. Press the 7 and 9 keys at the same time and hold
  2. The status light on the remote will blink and turn off when it gets unpaired
  3. The reset switches it back to the IR mode, allowing you to pair the remote again using the one-digit code, auto-search, or the four-digit code programming method. Do bear in mind that unpaired remotes will not support voice commands.

How do I set up the Optimum remote?

To set up the voice remote with your Optimum One box this is what you need to do:

  1. Look for the Home or A button and press it.
  2. Select Settings from the Home screen.
  3. Click on the remote icon showing at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Select PAIR REMOTE TO ALTICE ONE and follow the prompts.
  5. Next, select PAIR REMOTE CONTROL.
  6. An on-screen confirmation message will appear once the remote is paired.

How to re-program my Optimum remote?

To reprogram the remote and use the remote with another device, you must first un-pair it by following the steps below:

  1. Press the 7 and 9 keys at the same time and hold
  2. The light on the remote will blink and turn off when it gets unpaired
  3. The reset switches it back to the IR mode, allowing you to pair the remote again using the one-digit code, auto-search, or the four-digit code programming method. As long as it is unpaired it will not support voice commands.

How to change TV input with Optimum remote?

The Optimum remote features include a TV Input Button that allows you to switch between multiple TV inputs including the cable box, Blu-ray disc player, and more.