Is your Shaw Blue Curve Remote not working? The solution is right here!
We’ll go over the best potential troubleshooting methods and solutions, recommended by users who experience the same type of problem.
In addition, we’ll get you familiar with user opinions regarding the problem and what’s best to do, based on the problem’s current state.
To fix when Shaw Blue Curve Remote isn’t working, discharge the device by removing the batteries and power cycle the Shaw Receiver. Next, replace the batteries of the remote and manage interference in your setup. Finally, Reset the Shaw remote!
To review these solutions in proper depth, keep reading our detailed guide!
In order to understand what’s causing this problem, we must go through the solutions in depth.
It’s worth mentioning that problems of this type are not particularly caused by the remote itself.
Sometimes it is possible that a problem with the associated receiver occurred, cutting the communications with the remote.
We’ll discuss all of that in our upcoming guide!
The first and most easy task that’ll get your Shaw Blue Curve Remote fixed is the Discharge Process.
What this process does, is have all of the electricity within your remote discharge, which leads to a total hardware and software refresh.
Let’s learn how to discharge your Shaw Blue Curve Remote in easy steps:
- Turn the remote upside down.
- Locate the Battery Compartment underneath the device.
- Pull out the battery compartment Cover Panel.
- Expose the batteries inside of the remote.
- Eject the batteries inside of the Shaw Remote.
- Wait for 5 Minutes.
- Reinsert the batteries.
- Rebuild your remote.
Keep in mind that the batteries must be placed back into the remote so they contact the electrical poles. Otherwise, your Blue Curve remote will not be supplied with power.
Note: Make sure to securely close the compartment cover to keep the batteries in place.
If discharging the remote didn’t help, then perhaps the batteries are worn out…
- The Shaw Blue Curve Remote uses 2 AA Batteries!
The capacity of the battery compartment is only 2 units and those units must be AA in size in order to fit.
You could easily acquire AA batteries from every shop or market near your location.
Once you have the batteries, remove the battery compartment cover of your remote and place the new units in. Check if your remote receives power from the new batteries.
Tip: Insert the new batteries the same way as the old ones were inserted into your device.
Chances are that some sort of interference has developed in your setup. Whether that interference would be wireless or physical, you must deal with all sources.
Factors of interference could be the following:
- A Large Object/Furniture positioned between your remote and TV
- A Radio or RF Transmitter near your receiving device
- A Baby Phone or Bluetooth Device near your remote or receiver
Make sure to settle all of the following factors and leverage your TV and remote to be on the same level.
In case your Shaw Blue Curve remote is still not working, keep reading!
Note: To keep your setup interference-free, avoid placing any of the above devices near it.
If interference wasn’t the problem in your setup, then perhaps performing a Reset on the Shaw Blue Curve Remote will resolve this problem.
Performing a reset on the remote is easily done and it refreshes the software on the remote, by deleting all cache!
- To perform a Reset on your remote, press the ENTER/OK Button
Keep holding these two buttons for 30 seconds and wait for the remote to blink in red. Once it does, your remote has started the reset, which will last about 60 seconds.
Note: Occasionally reset your Shaw Remote to reset the cache and functionality settings.
If your Shaw Blue Curve Remote got unpaired from the receiver, no wonders you’re unable to use it.
Your next step is to reprogram the remote, by performing the connection steps.
This way, you’ll get the remote connection back to the receiver and therefore make it work.
Here’s how to reprogram your Shaw Remote in easy steps:
- Turn on your receiver.
- Point the remote at the receiver and press the SHAW Button.
- Wait for the light of the remote to turn Red to Green.
- Type in the three-digit Code that appeared on the receiver’s TV screen.
- Press “OK” to complete the pairing.
Once the pairing process is complete, your remote will control the receiver.
Alert: The three-digit code must be entered correctly in order to complete the pairing.
If you’re experiencing issues with the Voice Commands on your Shaw Blue Curve Remote, we shall get this settled!
- Apply all of the solutions we’ve reviewed in the previous guide since they could also help
Here are the best methods to use in your Shaw Blue Curve voice command’s troubleshooting!
We’ll begin with something easy like correcting your Speech.
Certain tones and figures of speech could confuse the remote and prevent your voice command from being executed.
You must pronounce the command clearly, while keeping the remote close to your mouth. This is the only way that the internal microphone will recognize your voice.
- Get the remote, activate the Voice Listening by pressing the button and command it
Make sure to pronounce your voice command as clearly as possible in order for the remote to recognize it.
If your voice command was successfully comprehended by the remote’s microphone, it will soon be executed on your Shaw receiver.
Alert: Make sure there is no background noise that could confuse the remote’s microphone
In this method, we suggest re-enabling the Voice Control Feature to refresh the logs. To re-enable voice control, your Blue Curve Remote must be functional
Chances are that something bugged with the voice activator on your Blue Curve Remote and it suddenly stopped recognizing your voice.
What you should do is disable the feature and re-enable it afterwards.
Here’s how to re-enable the voice control of your Shaw Blue Curve Remote:
- Using a remote, press the Shaw Button.
- In the following tab, navigate to Settings.
- Use the Down Arrow to highlight and select “Remote Settings”.
- Press OK.
- Use the Down Arrow again, to highlight “Voice Control”.
- Press “OK” on your remote.
- In the following tab, disable and re-enable the Voice Control.
- Test your remote…
Disabling and then re-enabling the Voice Control Feature, may cause the initial setup instructions to re-occur.
Make sure to follow them closely and pay attention to all of the shared details, regarding the functionality of the voice control.
Note: Once re-enabled the voice control, attempt to give your receiver a command.
For this last method, we strongly suggest performing a Hard Reset on your Shaw Receiver.
If the communication problem first occurred with your receiver rather than the Blue Curve remote, performing a hard reset is essential to solve it.
This process works the same way as discharging your remote, but it will cut the power supply to your receiver instead.
- To Hard Reset your receiver, unplug its power adapter from the outlet for 5 minutes
When there is an unidentified power-related problem you definitely need to discharge your device before proceeding. Perhaps this is why Shaw Blue Curve Remote voice commands not working.
Note: It will take your receiver around 60 seconds to start up after plugging it back in.
If you continue to experience the problem with your remote, contact Shaw for more help!
Thus, to fix when Shaw Blue Curve Remote not working, discharge the remote by removing the batteries and replacing them afterwards. Next, hard reset your receiver and re-enable the voice control. Finally, reset your Blue Curve Remote to factory defaults.
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