RCA Universal Remote Codes List

The RCA universal remote not only lets you take control of all your devices from a single place, but it also helps you simplify the process of connecting and using a number of different complicated remotes with numerous confusing buttons that might have come with your devices. Along with letting you declutter your living space, the RCA universal remote will also help you save quite a lot of money in terms of batteries. 

The RCA universal remote lets you control up to 6 audio and/or videos devices at once depending on the model and comes with all standard control features including volume, pause and play, arrow keys, channel switch etc. Depending on the brand and type of device you wish to control with the remote, you would have to enter a certain programming code while setting the remote up with a device. The remote itself comes with a manual containing a number of codes, and you can also find them on the our RCA website.

RCA Universal Remote Codes List

All you have to do is click on this link and enter basic information related to your devices and you will be provided with the required set of codes. The universal remote comes with a backlit keypad, code lists, user manual, warranty and support menu and can be used to control TVs, satellite or cable or digital converter box, DVD, VCR and AUX devices.

RCA Universal Remote Codes List 4 Digit

For setting up an RCA universal remote with any device, you would require a code during the process. Depending on the brand – Philips, Panasonic, Orion, Mitsubishi, Optimus, Pioneer, etc. and the type of device – TV, DVD or VCR, the set of codes that can be used would be different. The following 4 digit codes will help you pair your remote with different brands of TV, DVD and VCR.

RCA 4 Device Universal Remote Codes

The RCA universal remote comes with different models that can be paired with 3, 4, 5 or 6 devices at once. With the RCA 4 device universal remote you can easily operate 4 different devices at once. You will have to use the right codes from the following list to initially set up your remote with your choice of devices.

RCA Universal Remote Codes List 5 Digit

The RCA universal remote can be used with well over 350 brands of devices and depending on the brand, model and type of device you wish to pair your remote with, you would have to use a different code. The following 5 digit codes can help you program your RCA universal remote with different TV, DVD and VCR brands and models.

How to Program RCA Universal Remote

The RCA universal remote can be programmed with up to 6 audio and video devices at once. The remote comes with an easy to follow user manual that can help you set it up with your devices. The remote not only helps you keep your living space organised and simplify your device controlling processes, but is also fairly easy to set up and takes not more than 5 minutes. There are 3 different ways in which you can program your RCA universal remote with a TV, DVD or VCR. To program your RCA universal remote with an electronic device, you have to simply follow the below mentioned steps:

Step 1:  The very first thing you need to do in any of these methods is check whether or not the remote has working batteries. If it does, you are all set to go ahead.

Step 2: Next, you have to ensure that the device you want to program the remote with (TV, DVD, VCR, etc.) is turned on.

Step 3: You will see that the remote has different buttons with different devices named on them. Press the button with the name of the device you wish to pair with the remote.

Step 4: Next, check whether or not the previous step made the power button light up. The button should remain lit.

Step 5: If the power button is lit up, you can proceed with this step. Press the button with the name of your device and the power button simultaneously and hold them. The light under the power button should now turn off for a moment and get turned back on.

Step 6: Once the button lights up again, release both the buttons and check whether the button stays lit up.

Step 7: Next, locate the play button on your RCA universal remote. Press and release this button and wait for 5 seconds.

Step 8: If the device you are trying to pair with the remote does not get turned off in 5 seconds, repeat the previous step every 5 seconds. You have to do this until your device gets turned off.

Step 9: Next, press and release the “reverse” button and wait for 3 seconds.

Step 10: Repeat step 9 until your device gets turned on. Once you turn your device on with the previous step, you are all set to go! The RCA universal remote has been programmed with your device.

Step 11: Finally, you have to press and release the “stop” button to save the device settings in your remote.

You can repeat the same steps whenever you want to pair a new device with the remote or when you have reset the remote and wish to reprogram it with your devices.

How to Program RCA Universal Remote Without Codes

The next method with which you can set up your RCA universal remote with the device of your choice is mentioned below. You can set up the remote with your device even without using the codes with these simple steps:

1). Just like before, you have to first ensure that the batteries in your remote are working.

2). Next, you have to locate the code booklet that comes with the remote and find the section and brand of device you wish to set up with the device. You can also find this list on www.rcacodes.com

3). The next step you need to take is circle the codes for your brand in the device list.

4). Next, press and hold the button with your device name. Do this until the power button lights up.

5). Enter the first code from the list for your brand and device while still holding the device button.

6). Check whether the power key has lit up. If yes, that means that the code has been entered correctly. The power button will blink 4 times if the code is entered incorrectly, in case of which, you will have to repeat the above step till the button lights up.

7). You can now verify if the functions on your remote are working. If yes, you are all set and your remote has been paired with your device.

How to Reset RCA Universal Remote

If your RCA universal remote is no longer controlling electronic devices, you do not have to replace it. You can try troubleshooting it instead, by resetting the remote or erasing its memory. Once you clear all the existing codes and programs from the remote, it gets set back to its factory settings and can be programmed again with your devices.

The steps for resetting your RCA universal remote are mentioned below:

  1. The first thing you have to do is pull off the battery cover from the back of the remote and remove the batteries.
  2. Once you have removed the batteries, flip the remote so that the number pad is facing you.
  3. Next, press and hold the “1” button down for at least 60 seconds.
  4. Wait for about 10 seconds when you’re done pressing the button for 60 seconds, and repeat the above step 2 or 4 times. This will erase the remote’s memory.
  5. Finally, place the batteries back into the remote and put the cover back on.

The remote is now reset and ready to be programmed with new or old devices. You will have to follow the procedure for pairing the remote with the device using the codes according to the brand and type of device.

RCA Universal Remote Manual

The RCA universal remote comes with a detailed user manual. This manual contains all information related to the remote. This includes the model and specifications along with button and other placements of on the remote. The manual also contains short guides to set up and program the remote. You can find the complete RCA remote Manual below.

RCA Remote Frequently Asked Questions

1). Where can I purchase an RCA universal remote control?
RCA universal remote controls can be purchased online as well as retail stores.

2). How do I reset my RCA universal remote control?
If you have purchased the remote from the RCA website, you can apply their “self-programming” technique to reset it. If you have purchased it from another website, you will have to contact that website separately.

3). How do I update my RCA universal remote control?
RCA universal remote controls can be updated online through their website or by using the “self-programming” technique.

4). How many RCA universal remote codes are there?
There are more than 1,000 RCATV universal remote codes that follow a pattern based on their corresponding device name.

5). Do I need to remove batteries when programming an RCA universal remote with RCATV codes?
There is no need to remove the batteries to program new devices. It is only required when you remove or add programmed components at any given time.

6). What do I do if my power button is working but other buttons aren’t?
This means that either the batteries need to be replaced or you are entering incorrect codes for RCA remote.

7). What are the proper batteries for my RCA universal remote control?
The remote works with either AA or AAA batteries, cheap alkaline or lithium batteries would be the best fit.

8). Do I have to press a button for it to work?
The remotes have an “auto-repeat” feature that makes it possible for you to hold down a button without having to press it repeatedly.

The RCA universal remote control makes your life easier and your living space more organized. This easily available and affordable product can be set up easily and paired with up to 6 devices depending on the model. We hope this article helped you learn everything about the remote. Good luck with your journey with the RCA universal remote.