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Sky remote control

Program your Sky remote to control your TV

Did you know you can program your Sky remote to control your TV as well as your Sky box? Once set up, you can turn your TV on and off, adjust the volume and even change the input source on your TV, all with your Sky remote control.

How to program your Sky remote to control your TV

You can watch our help video or follow the steps below.

Before you get started, you’ll need to know the make and model of your TV. You’ll usually find this on the back of your TV or on the instruction manual that came with your TV set. You'll also need the version number of your Sky remote - this will be on a sticker on the inside of your battery cover.

Once you’ve found these, look up your code online and enter the information requested, then select Get my code. Make a note of the four digit code then follow these instructions:

  1. Press tv on your Sky remote, then hold down select and the red button until the red light at the top of the remote flashes twice.
  2. Enter your four digit code then press select.

Your remote should now be able to control your TV. Try changing the volume using the vol +/- buttons to see if you’ve been successful.

Find instructions on how to program your remote to control your TV and more in the Sky Service app. Download it now for free*.

*App features and functions vary by platform/device. Compatible device required. See iTunes App Store or Google Play Store. Most features use 3G, 4G or Wi-Fi (charges may apply).

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  • Still can't get your Sky remote to operate your TV?

    If you're sure you've entered the right code but you still can't operate your TV with your Sky remote, read our Problems with your Sky remote article or please contact us for further assistance.

    • Visit our Sky Community and ask a question about Remotes and Accessories.
    • If you live in the UK, call us on:
      03442 411 653

    • If you live in the Republic of Ireland, call us on:
      0818 719 819

    Calls to Sky contact centres are free for Sky Talk customers. If you’re not with Sky Talk, calls to 03 numbers cost the same as calls to 01 or 02 numbers and are included in your calls package. If you don’t have a calls package, charges may apply, check your provider’s tariff guide. Calls cost up to 5.3c /min (plus 9.7c connection fee) for Eircom customers. Calls from other providers will vary.

  • Using your remote control

    You can find out more about how to use your Sky remote in our How to use your Sky remote control article.