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How to get and put that code into your Sky remote control

How to get and put that Code into your Sky Remote Control

The first thing to look at when replacing a sky remote control
is there are 3 different types of sky remote
You have to make sure you buy the right one as if you buy
the wrong one for your sky box model it will not work
The 3 sky remote controls are as follows

If you have a black box and it records and looks like the box below

Picture of sky HD box

Picture of a
                                               Sky HD Remote Control

You will need a
Sky HD Remote Control
Silver in Colour


The Sky Box below is the Sky plus
it records and its normally grey
in colour

Picture of sky plus box

The sky remote that fits this one is like the picture below

Picture of a Sky Plus Remote Control

Sky Plus Box Remote Control
Grey in Colour


Sky Standard Box

Picture of sky standard box

The sky remote control for this sky box looks like the picture below

Picture of a Sky Standard Remote Control

Picture of Standard Sky Remote Control is black or blue in colour

So the Sky Remote Controls are

Sky HD Remote

Sky Plus Remote

Sky Standard Remote

When you have brought a new sky remote control
First job to do is put the batteries in

Picture of sky remote control
showing battery compartment

You will then try to use it
You will find it will change the channels on
the sky box

But will not turn the volume up or down
on your TVor turn the TV on or off

Picture of sky remote control
showing the volume control

But you say to your self the old sky remote did this
So why will the new sky remote control not do this

Well you need to put a code 4 digit into the sky remote control
that represents the make and model of your TV to make the volume and TV on off switch to work on your sky remote

But where do you get the 4 digit
code for your make and model of you TV

Sometimes you get a code book
with the new sky remote control
when you buy it ,but a lot of time you don't

You could call Sky and get the
code of them
( But as we know
that could take a long time to get your answer

So below is a way to get the 4 digit code

But before we go ahead to the next part
of the topic you will need to look at
the back of your television and write
down the make and model of your
television as you will need this later

Picture of back of television
Showing the model number of
the television

So to start turn your television on
and you sky box so you have sky
on the screen of your TV
You then  press the interactive
button on the top right
of your sky remote control

Picture showing where interactive button
is on sky remote control

This will take you into a menu that asks what you need

Move the cursor to customer Services or Sky Help and support
Then press select

This will take you to another menu

You will see Program you sky Remote

Move cursor to
 Program your Sky Remote
and press select

You next come to 2 questions
Move your cursor to the one
on the right using the arrow on you sky remote control where
it says
 I don't know my code

Then press select

The next question is Rev 8 or Rev 9
Move your cursor to Rev 8
Then press select again

The next menu is all the makes of
televisions down the left hand part of the screen

Move down with the cursor highlight
your make of your television and
press select on you sky remote control

This will then bring a list of all the
models of the make of television
you have selected on the
right hand side of the TV screen

Move your cursor down the list
with the down arrow on you sky remote
When you have highlighted the
model you want ,then press select on your sky remote
You will then be given a 4 digit
code which you need to write
down so you remember
the code for future reference

Or if you look on the back of
battery flap of the sky remote
you will see there's a place to
write it down ,so you have it
in case you need it in the future 

Picture showing where you can write your model
code in the flap of the battery compartment of
the sky remote control
OK if you are still with me ,you now should have a 4 digit code
Which you need to put into your sky remote control to work your TV

You start by pressing the TV button once on the sky remote control
you then press select and the red button at the same time

Picture showing the buttons to be
pressed on the sky remote control

The red light on the top of the sky
remote should now flash 2 times
This means the sky remote
will except the code now
So key in the 4 digit code
you have for your TV

Then press TV again
Your sky remote control should
now be set up for your TV
Try it by pressing the vol up and down
on the sky remote see if it works

Video on how to get codes for Sky Remote Controls

Video Below on how to get the Code for your Standard or Sky Plus Remote Control

Video on how to get codes for Sky Remote Controls

Video on how to put the code into your Sky Remote Control