What are The Codes for a GE Universal Remote?

What are The Codes for a GE Universal Remote?

How to Program a GE Universal Remote:

Do you have a GE universal remote? Do you need to program it to work with your TV or other devices? Programming a GE universal remote is easy. There are two main ways to do it. You can use the remote codes for your devices, or you can scan for the codes automatically without entering them. Here are step-by-step guides for both methods.

Use Remote Codes to Program Your GE Remote:

  1. Turn on the device you want to control, like your TV. 
  2. Find the code list for your remote. It may be in the manual or you can find codes online.
  3. Press and hold the SETUP button until the red light comes on. 
  4. Enter the code for your device using the number pad.
  5. The red light will turn off after entering the code.
  6. Point the remote at your device and test the buttons.
  7. If the buttons work, you’re done. If not, try a different code from the list.

Automatically Scan for Codes:

  1. Turn on the device you want to control.
  2. Press and hold the SETUP button until the red light comes on.
  3. Press the button for the type of device, like a TV. 
  4. The red light will blink once and stay on. 
  5. Point the remote at your device. Press POWER or PLAY and wait 5 seconds. Keep pressing until the device turns off.
  6. When the device turns off, press the ENTER button to save the code. The red light will turn off.
  7. Turn your device back on and test the remote buttons.

Common GE Universal Remote Codes:

Here are the most common GE remote codes for popular TV brands:

Samsung TV

– 1004, 1009, 1013, 1014, 1087, 1088, 1090

LG TV 

– 1004, 1009, 1010, 1178

Sony TV

– 1000, 1212, 1216, 1217, 1219

Vizio TV

– 1004, 1009, 1100, 1105, 1117

TCL Roku TV

– 1755

If those codes don’t work for your TV, keep reading for a full list of GE universal remote codes for TVs and other devices.

Full GE Universal Remote Code List for TVs

Here is a big list of all the known codes for programming a GE remote to a TV:

Insignia: 1004, 1009, 1030, 1218, 1660, 1710, 1718, 1743, 1924, 1926

LG: 1004, 1009, 1010, 1178, 1265, 1423, 1768 

Panasonic: 1004, 1009, 1054, 1120, 1124, 1420, 1583

Philips: 1004, 1009, 1030, 1206, 1690, 1744, 1890

Samsung: 1004, 1008, 1009, 1013, 1014, 1087, 1088, 1090, 1105, 1229, 1230, 1232, 1295, 1312, 1377, 1483, 1507, 1512, 1702, 1919, 1920

Sanyo: 1004, 1050, 1154, 1189, 1514, 1684, 1769

Sharp: 1004, 1006, 1010, 1029, 1095, 1169, 1207, 1325, 1437, 1447, 1449, 1660, 1787

Sony: 1000, 1036, 1037, 1109, 1212, 1216, 1217, 1218, 1219, 1220, 1725

Toshiba: 1004, 1009, 1010, 1136, 1156, 1265, 1524, 1641, 1650, 1707, 1935

Vizio: 1004, 1008, 1009, 1017, 1096, 1100, 1105, 1117, 1120, 1135, 1151, 1152, 1167, 1207, 1331, 1383, 1510, 1684, 1717, 1781, 1782, 1787, 1794

Codes for Other Devices:

GE remotes can also control many other home theater devices, like cable boxes, DVD players, soundbars, and game consoles. Here are some example codes:

Comcast Cable Box

– 1982, 1983, 1988, 1997, 1998, 2002

Motorola Cable Box

– 1376, 1877, 1982, 1998, 2153, 2187

Roku Streaming Player 

– 1755, 2131, 2495, 3183

Amazon Fire TV

– 2586, 3020, 3021, 3023

Xbox One

– 2421, 2497

Samsung Soundbar 

– 2069, 2199, 2246, 2253

Finding Your GE Remote Model:

There are different models of GE universal remotes. To find what model you have:

  1. Take the batteries out of your remote
  2. Look for a sticker inside the battery compartment
  3. The sticker should say the model, like “CL3”, “CL4” or “CL5”
  4. Once you know the model, you can find the right code list

If you can’t find the model sticker or it’s worn off, you might need to test a few different codes from the full list to see what works with your remote model and device. Start with the most common codes first.

Troubleshooting:

If you’ve tried multiple codes and your remote still won’t control your device:

– Make sure you are pointing the remote directly at the device

– Install fresh batteries in the remote

– Try searching for codes online for your specific device model

– Contact the device manufacturer for help programming the remote

With some patience, you should be able to find a code that allows your GE universal remote to control all your home theater equipment. Being able to use one remote for everything makes life a little easier!

Final Words:

Programming a universal remote can seem tricky at first. But once you know the basic steps, it’s quite easy to set up a GE remote to command your TV, cable box, streaming device, soundbar, and more. The key is finding the right codes for your particular devices. 

This article has provided many of the most common codes for major electronics brands. It has also explained how to program a GE remote with and without codes. By following the steps and code lists here, you should be able to quickly get your GE universal remote working with your entire entertainment system.

Consolidating down to one simple remote will make your living room less cluttered and allow you to effortlessly switch between watching TV, movies, shows, and playing games. Enjoy the convenience of your newly programmed remote control!