Picture a scenario where your much-awaited football match is about to start and you are all set to binge-watch it with a bowl of popcorn. You’ve also gathered your friends. All of you sit down on the couch only to realize that you can’t find your TV remote.
You start looking around and find every possible remote in your home but not for the TV. You are clueless, angry, and embarrassed at the same time. You carry on your hunt for the remote and get your friends to join the hunt as well. You search every nook and corner of the house but to no avail.
In the end, you have to watch that match at one of your friends’ houses.
If you have ever come across such a scenario, then the answer to your frustration for these times is a universal remote.
A Universal remote can be programmed to control various devices from different brands. Therefore you will require only one remote for all the devices in the house. Pretty neat, huh!
All you will have to do is to program this remote with a brand-specific device and you will be all set to use it.
And don’t fret about the programming. It is not the sort of thing that only geeks can do. It is a simple step-by-step approach to punching some codes in the remote.
Now let’s consider different scenarios where this would come in handy.
LG Smart TVs are quite famous for their performance therefore if you have one at home, you could control it with a universal remote.
However, as mentioned above you will need a list of the remote codes to do the programming. Here is one good resource which has listed out all the codes that you might require.
You will also find the steps that you need to carry out to do the programming. If you follow these steps, you should be able to program the remote in a jiffy and start using it asap.
With this one remote, not only can you control your smart TV but also the soundbar, DVD player, and much more.
Having one of these at home really eases your life. You don’t have to keep stock of tens of different remotes to manage your daily life.
You might be wondering what would happen if you don’t have a famous brand like Sony, LG, or Samsung. Would universal remote still work with not-so-famous brands?
Yes, universal remotes work equally well with such brands as well. Ultimately it is all about programming and if the brand has launched specific codes for it, the remote can be programmed for it.
As all of us are slowly making every bit of our life digital, it becomes important that we it simpler at the same time.
Shifting to a universal remote code is one step in the direction of a simpler life. Just imagine that with one remote, you will be able to control almost all the gadgets in your home.
So when are you shifting to one?