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How to Reset Youview Remote in Easy Steps

There are a lot of reasons to reset Youview remote. Instances such as when your remote is not responding or operating properly would necessitate you to reset your device.

Another reason to reset your clicker is when you have recently purchased or brought a TV in your household.

This is necessary so you may program the remote to sync with said TV. Thus, we will also discuss how to use your Youview remote codes in this article.

In this article, we will teach you how to reset your remote and provide other solutions when your clicker is not responding properly.

Before you Reset Youview Remote

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Before you immediately reset Youview remote when encountering remote problems, you should first try the following troubleshooting guides below:

Check Your Batteries

Resetting will not fix your problem unless you’re sure that your batteries are working.

To check whether your batteries are functioning, follow the guide below:

Please take note that each step may be a possible solution for your clicker, thus, it is imperative to check whether your clicker already functions each step of the way.

Ensure that your clicker’s buttons are not jammed.

Reinsert your Batteries

Your battery compartment may vary depending on what you are using on your Youview box – Humax, BT, Plusnet, or TalkTalk.

Open the compartment by pushing and lifting the cover. Now reinsert the batteries on the compartment.

After that press the power button for three seconds.

Make sure that you clean the terminals of your remote control

You may use cleaning solutions such as alcohol.

Pour it into cotton, cotton bud, or soft cloth, then clean the terminals and let it dry before reinserting the batteries. Replace your old batteries with newer ones

Restart Your Box

You may simply restart your box by turning it off and on again.

You may do this by pressing and holding the power button of your Youview box for at least 10 seconds before letting go.

You will know that the box has restarted when you are greeted by a “Hello” prompt on your TV screen.

How Do You Reset Your Youview Remote?

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There are different ways of resetting the controller used for your Youview box. Read the remote that corresponds to the controller you are using:

Resetting Your Humax Retail Remote

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To reset your Humax Retail Remote, do the following:

Ensure that your batteries are working by following the Check Your Batteries section on this article. Then, locate the TV and button that is coloured RED on your remote.

There are two RED buttons on this remote.

Make sure that you locate the RED button which should not be the record button; the TV button is located on the top side of your remote.

Press and hold both buttons for at least five seconds.

You would know that it is already resetting when the red light is flashing by the TV and PVR button.

Resetting Your BT/Plusnet Remote

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To reset your BT or Plusnet Remote, make sure that your batteries are working by doing the Check Your Batteries section on this article.

Then, locate the AD, SUB, and BT Player button of your remote. For some remotes, you can also use the Power button instead of the BT Player button

Press and hold both buttons for at least five (5) seconds.

You would know that it is already resetting when blue light is being flashed by your remote.

Release the buttons and such light should flash three times again.

Resetting Your TalkTalk Remote 

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There are two options to reset your TalkTalk Remote which depends on the type of your TalkTalk remote.

Option I

The first option is to do the following:

Ensure that your batteries are working by doing the Check Your Batteries section on this article.

Then, locate the OK, as well as the Red Power button of your remote.

Press and hold the buttons until the TalkTalk button gives you a flashing visual, twice.

Press the numbers 977 and your remote will begin to reset

Option II

If the first option does not work, then you may opt to do the following:

Ensure that your batteries are working by doing the Check Your Batteries section on this article.

Then, locate the 1 and 6 buttons of your remote. Press and hold the buttons until the light on your remote flashes red. Press the numbers 981

You would know that it is already resetting when the red light is being flashed twice by your remote.

How Do You Use Youview Remote Codes?

When you brought or purchased a new TV for your household, the best thing you need to do is to connect your remote to a TV code corresponding to the TV you own.

However, the steps differ depending on the remote you are using for Youview.

There are a lot of brands like Toshiba, Samsung, Sony, and so on; you need to find these TV brands’ codes.

It’s often easier to find the codes of the TV brands listed above when searching on your browser or visiting your remote’s website.

If you own a TV, which may or may not be included in this list, then here’s what you need to do.

Check on Humax, BT, Plusnet, or TalkTalk on how to sync your remote to the TV. These companies have different guides on how to sync such remote to your TV. Thus, you need to follow their steps diligently.

You also need to check on their website to see what TV code matches your TV. The codes are not universal and differ depending on the remote brand you are using.

Thus, a code for LG TV is different from BT’s code compared to Humax’s code.

If you experienced any syncing issues concerning your remote brand, then we recommend that you contact your remote manufacturer or technical support team.

Conclusion

With all this information in mind, we hope that you can now reset Youview remote anytime you need to!

You can now also sync your new TV on the remote you are using by checking on your remote’s company website!

Should you need any assistance, then we advise that you contact Youview’s technical support team, your internet service provider, or your remote brand’s service provider, whichever is appropriate.

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