Article ID : 00127546 / Last Modified : 21/09/2020

How to setup the IR Blaster to control the TV and a set-top box during the Initial Setup process

    You can control your Android TV™ and set-top box (cable box) with the TV's Remote Control by connecting the IR Blaster included with the TV.

    Before you start

    • This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check the Applicable Products and Categories section of this article before starting these steps.
    • A8, XH80, XH81, XH90, XH91, XH92, XH95, ZH8, AG9, XG85, XG95 and ZG9 series are all Set-top box control compatible models which can control a set-top box without an IR Blaster.
      For additional details, refer to the How to set up your Android TV to control the set-top (cable/satellite) box article.
    • The steps to perform this procedure are detailed below, and a Video Tutorial is also available.
    • Make sure that the connected set-top box supports the IR Blaster function. Contact the device manufacturer to confirm its compatibility with the IR Blaster function.

    Depending on your situation, follow one of the methods below.


    How to set up the IR Blaster from the Initial Setup screen 


    How to set up the IR Blaster from the Settings menu