Programming Your Optimum One Remote

May 4, 2015 cablevision, cablevision-optimum, optimum, 0 Comments
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Programming your Optimum One Remote isn’t as daunting of a task as it seems. We will help you program it in only a few simple steps. Start by identifying which remote you have.

If your remote has three buttons across the top for TV power, TV Input, and CBL Power, as well as a central Optimum key in the center with a big black O and a small orange circle. This remote also has the word Optimum across the bottom, then follow the first set of directions for Programming the Optimum One Remote.

If your remote has only two buttons at the top for TV and CBL, a big white key in the middle with an orange i and a black O with the word CABLEVISION across the bottom then follow the instructions for Programming your Cablevision Optimum Remote below.

Programming the Optimum One Remote

Pre-Programmed Codes

Your remote is capable of automatically pairing with a variety of TV brands making it easy to set up.

  1. Turn on the TV and aim the remote at it.
  2. Press and hold the TV POWER and SEL keys at the same time until the Optimum key (Big round key in the middle of the remote with an O on it) blinks twice.
  3. Press and hold the TV POWER key
  4. Press and hold the number key that corresponds with your TV brand until the TV turns off.1– Insignia2 – LG

    3 – Panasonic

    4 – Philips / Magnavox

    5 – Samsung

    6 – Sanyo

    7 – Sharp

    8 – Sony

    9 – Toshiba

    10 – Vizio

Verify that the remote has been programmed correctly by turning the TV on and off and adjusting the volume.

If your TV isn’t one of the brands above, or the code just didn’t work then try the auto search method below.

Auto Search Codes

The above method primarily works with the newer and main brand TV’s, but if you have something older or a different brand than the above method won’t work for you. Your remote has thousands of codes programmed into it, and one of the codes is bound to work for your TV. This might take a little longer, but it is still simple to do.

  1. Turn on the TV and aim the remote at it.
  2. Press and hold the TV POWER and SEL keys at the same time until the Optimum key (Big round key in the middle of the remote with an O on it) blinks twice.
  3. Press and hold the SEL key until the television turns off

Verify that the remote has been programmed correctly by turning the TV on and off and adjusting the volume.

Volume Controls

Once your remote is programmed it automatically controls the volume and mute functions on your TV, if you want it to control the volume and mute on your cable box then you need to do a little reprogramming.

  1. Press and hold the TV POWER and SEL keys at the same time until the Optimum key (Big round key in the middle of the remote with an O on it) blinks twice.
  2. Aim the remote at the cable box and press the volume down button (VOL-)

To reset the volume control to your TV you need to reprogram the remote using one of the TV programming methods above.

Programming the Cablevision Optimum Remote

Auto Search Codes

  1. Turn on the TV and aim the remote at it.
  2. Press and hold the TV and SEL keys at the same time for three seconds and the iO (Big round key in the middle of the remote with an iO on it) lights up.
  3. Press and release either the CH+ or CH- key until the TV turns off.

Verify that the remote has been programmed correctly by turning the TV on and off . Once the code has been verified, lock it in by pressing the TV key and the iO key will blink twice to confirm the code storage.

Volume Controls

Once your remote is programmed it automatically controls the volume and mute functions on your TV, if you want it to control the volume and mute on your cable box then you need to do a little reprogramming.

  1. Press and hold the CBL and SEL keys at the same time for three seconds and the iO (Big round key in the middle of the remote with an iO on it) lights up.
  2. Aim the remote at the cable box and press the volume up key (VOL+)
  3. Press the CBL key and the iO key will blink twice to confirm the changes have been made.

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