Samsung Smart TV is one of the best smart TVs that has a fully stocked of apps and services to use. It supports more than 200 apps in various categories such as entertainment, sports, games, lifestyle, education, and more. You can install apps on the TV easily from the Smart Hub Store. It comes with a remote control to navigate the TV quickly. Though the remote performs excellently, sometimes the Samsung TV remote is not working or keeps hanging often. In these situations, you can simply reset your Samsung TV remote to make it work properly.
How to Reset Samsung Smart TV Remote
1. Take your Samsung TV remote and remove the batteries of the remote.
2. Now, press and hold the Power button for 8 seconds.
3. After that, release the button and insert the batteries again into the remote.
4. Then, turn on your Samsung Smart TV and position the remote towards your TV and check the remote by pressing the Volume buttons.
5. If the remote still doesn’t work, you can repeat the procedure.
Alternatively, you can press and hold down the Back and Play/Pause buttons until the TV shows you a message that the remote is pairing. This will soft reset your Samsung TV remote.
How to Factory Reset your Samsung TV Remote
1. Press and hold down the B and C keys on the remote till the flashlight flashes two times.
2. Type the code 9 8 1 to reset the TV remote.
3. Once it is reset, you can pair the remote with your TV and start using it to control the TV.
That’s it. You have successfully reset your TV remote. If still, your Samsung TV remote is not working, you can replace the batteries or get a new remote. If possible, you can program universal TV remotes like DirecTV remotes to Samsung Smart TV. All the methods mentioned above can be used to reset any type of Samsung TV remotes like Plasma TV and Solar TV.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, you can reset the TV remote in two ways.
There are plenty of codes available for Samsung TV remotes like three-digit codes, four-digit codes, and five-digit codes. Check out our detailed guide on different codes for Samsung TV.