YOU already know that your Sky TV remote controls your Sky box, but did you know that it can also control your TV?
As well as changing channels and browsing Sky’s catalog of content, your zapper can turn your box on and off and even change the volume.
Linking the two requires just a few button presses and saves you from using two remotes to watch shows and movies.
The trick was highlighted in a video by the TikTok tech guru @wadesramsey.
The clip published in January highlighted how to connect your Sky TV remote to your TV if the connection drops.
This can have various reasons, e.g. B. if you changed the batteries or bought a new TV.
This means you can’t turn your TV on and off or change the volume of what you’re watching with your Sky remote.
Wadesramsey, who goes by Wades online, shared a workaround to his 26,000 TikTok followers.
To solve the problem, simply hold down buttons one and three on your remote while pointing it at your Sky box.
This will open the remote control setup menu. blow continue and then enter the brand of your TV.
Select the brand of TV you are using.
From here you can either enter the model number manually or have your Sky box figure it out for you.
Your box will then prompt you to press the volume buttons on your remote control to verify that the connection was successful.
Press volume up or volume down. If this changes the volume bar on your TV, press Yes.
If you have a surround sound system, you can set it up in the next menu. If not, ignore this menu and press Finished.
Voila, your Sky remote should now control your TV and save you a little time when you sit down to watch.
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