RCA Universal Remote Codes for Samsung TV and setup guide

Programming an RCA universal remote to work with your Samsung TV can be a frustrating experience, especially if you don’t have the right codes or instructions. 

In this blog post, we will provide you with a comprehensive guide on how to program your RCA universal remote to work with your Samsung TV. 

By following this post, you can quickly and easily set up your RCA universal remote to control your Samsung TV and enjoy your favorite shows and movies without any hassle.

Finding the Correct RCA Universal Remote Code for Your Samsung TV

Programming your RCA universal remote for your Samsung TV can be a breeze if you have the correct code. 

The first step is to determine which code corresponds to your specific Samsung TV model. You can find a list of RCA universal remote codes for Samsung TVs below in this post. 

Try each code until you find the one that matches your TV model for the best results. With the correct code, you can easily control your Samsung TV with your RCA universal remote.

List of RCA universal remote codes for Samsung TV

3 digit V1 codes for Samsung TV

  • 004, 005, 006, 012, 013, 015, 017, 019, 082, 104, 105, 106, 171, 172, 196, 201, 204

3 digit V2 codes for Samsung TV

  • 006, 011, 014, 015, 019, 027, 036, 037, 077, 110

3 digit V3 codes for Samsung TV

  • 004, 005, 008, 016, 018, 019, 077, 089, 092, 094

4 digit V1 codes for Samsung TV

  • 1004, 1005, 1006, 1012, 1013, 1015, 1017, 1019, 1020, 1082, 1104, 1105, 1106, 1171, 1172, 1196, 1201, 1204, 1252, 1375, 1378, 1387, 1436, 1444, 1445, 1446

4 digit V2 codes for Samsung TV

  • 1004, 1005, 1006, 1007, 1012, 1015, 1019, 1030, 1035, 1039, 1066, 1082, 1089, 1093, 1104, 1114

4 digit V3 codes for Samsung TV

  • 1015, 1183, 1184, 1187, 1004, 1009, 1012, 1013, 1014, 1025, 1046, 1056, 1065, 1069, 1078, 1083, 1102, 1103, 1104, 1123, 1124, 1194, 1205, 1207

4 digit V4 codes for Samsung TV

  • 0812, 2051, 0060, 3382, 0702, 0178, 0650, 3993, 0766, 1060, 0030, 1632, 0814, 1959, 1575, 1903

5 digit codes for Samsung TV

  • 10812, 10702, 10178, 13382, 10650, 10766, 11060, 12051, 11632, 11959, 10060, 13118, 11755

5 digit codes for Samsung TV

  • 10030, 10032, 10056, 10060, 10178, 10217, 10329, 10408, 10427, 10482, 10587, 10650, 10702, 10766, 10812, 10814, 11060, 11575, 11632, 11959, 12051, 13993

How to program an RCA universal remote with a Samsung TV using Direct Code Entry

This programming method requires entering each code, one at a time, from the code list in the table above.

  • Step 1: Visit the table above to see the list of codes for the TV.
  • Step 2: Turn on your TV.
  • Step 3: Press and hold the TV button (for about 5 seconds) until the power button illuminates. Don’t let go of the TV button.
  • Step 4: While still holding the TV button, type the first code for your TV (from the TV codes list below).
  • Step 5: The codes can be 2, 3, 4, or 5 digits, depending on the universal remote control version.
  • Step 6: Keep holding the TV button and check if the power key is lit.
  • Step 7: If the power key stays lit without flashing, that means you have entered the correct code.
  • Step 8: In that case, you can release the TV button and start using your RCA remote to test the various control functions of your TV.
  • Step 9: Sometimes, not all of the TV functions may work. In that case, you have to reprogram the RCA universal remote with the next code for your TV.
  • Step 10: If you entered the wrong code, the power key will blink four times.
  • Step 11: If the code you entered was wrong, continue holding the TV button and re-enter another code.
  • Step 12: Repeat this process until you find the correct code for your TV that enables all its functions.
How to Program an RCA universal remote: Direct Code Entry

Testing the RCA Code for Maximum Functionality

  1. Test the key’s functionality again by attempting to control a variety of the device’s functions. 
  2. If the code that has been stored controls the majority of the device’s functions, programming is complete. 
  3. If the code stored does not provide maximum functionality, try another code.

You can program an RCA universal remote to a TV without using a code through the Auto Programming method.

  • Step 1: Turn on your TV.
  • Step 2: Point the RCA universal remote control to the TV.
  • Step 3: Press and hold the TV button first with one finger.
  • Step 4: While still holding the TV button, press and hold the Power button with another finger until the power button lights up.
  • Step 5: After the Power button lights up, release both buttons.
  • Step 6: Next, press and hold the Play button for about five seconds until your TV turns on.
  • Step 7: If your TV doesn’t turn on after five seconds, first release the play button, then press and hold it again for another five seconds.
  • Step 8: Release the Play button as soon as your TV turns on.
  • Step 9: Now press the rewind button (or reverse button) once every five seconds until your TV turns off.
  • Step 10: Once your TV turns off, stop pressing the Rewind button. 
  • Step 11: Finally, press the Stop button to save the RCA universal remote control settings.
How to Program an RCA universal remote: Auto Code Search

Testing the RCA Auto Search Code for Maximum Functionality

  1. Try a variety of the device’s functions with the remote. If some device features don’t work, go to the next step to try a different code.
  2. Repeat the “Auto Code Search” method from the beginning. When your device turns off, do not stop searching. Instead, with the unit now off, continue to press the PLAY key every 5 seconds until the unit turns back on.
  3. Once the unit turns back on, press the REVERSE key on the remote every 2 seconds until your device turns off again. When your device turns off again, press the STOP key.
  4. Test the key’s functionality again by attempting to control a variety of the device’s functions. If the code that has been stored controls the majority of the device’s functions, programming is complete. If the code stored does not provide maximum functionality, try another code.

Troubleshooting Tips for Programming Your RCA Universal Remote.

Programming your RCA universal remote can be a bit tricky, but with a few troubleshooting tips, you can get it done in no time.

First, make sure you are using the correct code for your Samsung TV model. If the first code you try doesn’t work, try the next one on the list until you find the right one.

If none of the codes seem to work, try resetting your remote and starting the programming process again. You can also try contacting RCA customer support for additional assistance.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I program my RCA universal remote to work with my Samsung TV without a code?

Yes, you can program an RCA universal remote with a Samsung TV without a code. Simply follow this step by step tutorial about programming an RCA universal remote using the auto-programming method.

How do I find my Samsung TV code?

Check out the detailed list of Samsung TV codes listed above.

Why won’t my Samsung TV connect to a universal remote?

Your Samsung TV may not connect to a universal remote control for the following reason.

  1. You are not performing the programming process correctly.
  2. Your Samsung TV is not compatible with the universal remote control, or vice versa.
  3. You are not using the correct programming codes for your Samsung TV.

How do I control my Samsung TV without a remote?

If you’ve misplaced or broken your Samsung TV remote, you can use the physical buttons on the TV or set up a universal remote control for the television.

Alternatively, you can turn your phone into a TV controller by installing the Vizio SmartCast app from the Play Store. There are also other third-party remote control apps in the Google Play Store.

How do I reset the RCA universal remote?

If the RCA universal remote does not connect to the TV or does not respond, you can reset it. Here’s a detailed post on how to reset your RCA universal remote control.

  • First, remove the remote batteries. 
  • Then press and hold the number 1 key. 
  • Next, release the key and replace the batteries. 
  • Now, push the power button or the ON/OFF button to turn on the light. 
  • You can now reconfigure the remote to work with your television.

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