One Remote

Guide To Upgrading To One Remote Control

This guide helps me consolidate all my multiple remotes into one remote 😊


With my one remote, I can power on/off all my devices as well as easily access my TV set, my sound & all my media sources so I can sit back and enjoy my TV. 


My updated home cinema setup is now configured as follows:

  1. Smart TV Set & 5.1 Surround Sound

  2. TV Set & Apple TV & 5.1 Surround Sound

  3. TV Set & Streaming Device & 5.1 Surround Sound

  4. TV Set & 2+ Media Sources & 5.1 Surround Sound 


Let's Make Your TV Watching Simple:  One Source Device with just One Remote Give You One User Interface


You have a Smart TV with its remote, a 5.1 Surround Sound system with its remote and 1 or more source devices, each with their own remotes.   These source device can be Streaming Media Devices (SMDs) like Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, Google TV and/or an Android TV device such a TiVo Stream 4K or NVidia Shield.  You may also have a cable STB/DVR as well as a gaming console such as Xbox or PlayStation.  And let's not forget those with CD, DVD & Blu-ray Players.  Heck, might even be a VCR laying around.

So How Do You Get Down To One Device For Accessing All Your TV-related Content???

Assuming you already are using your Smart TV or a Streaming Media Device for all your streaming media applications, then we just need to sort out two potential issues:

  1. If you have a cable/sat DVR, then how to migrate to a "Live TV' app on your Smart TV / SMD

  2. How to use your Smart TV / SMD remote to control volume/mute as well as power on/o

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