Programming the Universal Remote Control to a Samsung Soundbar

samsung soundbar remote code

Samsung soundbars are known for their superior quality that can bring any home theater with impeccable sound and effects. However, if you lose the soundbar remote, you can always give a universal remote a try. So in the end, you can always experience the best quality from the soundbar.

Our team will show you how to connect your Samsung soundbar with a universal remote control. 

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Programming a Universal Remote Control With a Samsung Soundbar

The Universal Remote Control is programmed to work and control the Samsung Soundbar. It is necessary to make yourself familiar with the working of the Universal Remote Control first. It will be easier for you to operate and program the Universal Remote Control to work on the Samsung Soundbar.

  1. Turn on your Samsung soundbar.
  2. Direct the universal remote towards the Samsung soundbar needed to be programmed.
  3. Select the option of “Menu” on the Universal Remote Control and hit the “Setting” button. 
  4. Then move towards the “Program remote.” After that, choose “Sound” or some other device you want to control with the universal remote control.
  5. The process leads to the blinking of a small light for four times. After this, add any random code from the given list. The light will go off if the code works. If not, try some other code.
Up close shot of Samsung Electronics HW-K360 soundbar

Setting Up the Samsung Soundbar Remote Control Codes.

After completing the first stage, move on to the following steps.

  1.  Switch on your Samsung soundbar.
  2. Choose and press the “PROG” button on the Universal Remote Control. This will enable the small LED light to turn on.
  3. After that, choose the option of “Soundbar.”
  4. Look for the correct code and add it in the spaces. The LED light will  go off if the code is accurate.

Programming the Universal Remote Control for Samsung Soundbar Without Using Codes

When you auto search using a universal remote control, all the codes go through an auto scan. It scans the codes one by one until it finds the correct code that would work on your remote to program the specific control. Here are the following steps to program the remote without using codes.

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  1. Turn on the smart device that you want to control.
  2. After that, turn the remote on and hit the device button for 3 seconds. The LED light will turn on, which means that the remote control is ready to be programmed.
  3. Point the remote towards the device and press CH+ and CH-. The remote control would start to show an on/off signal. After that, “up” and “down” keys will need to be pressed down to turn the device off.
  4. Check for the correct code, and click the power key of the device. The device should turn on. Check by controlling the volume of the device to see the connection if it works or not. 
  5. Press the “device” button to save the code corresponding to the specific device. The LED light will blink two times and confirm the code is stored.

Using Your Samsung Soundbar Remote Control as a Universal Remote Control

If you already have your Samsung soundbar remote, you will be happy to know that it has a function to control other devices as well.

It will make things easier because you can control many devices with a single remote control and not buy a new one to operate Samsung [1] Soundbar. To check the universality of your Samsung Soundbar remote control, look for the options “Set” and “Mode.”

Samsung Electronics HW-K360 soundbar

In case it has these options, congratulations, you are now the owner of universal remote control [1]. You can control many devices from the same remote without the need to buy a new remote control and to keep separate remote controls for every device you have.

5-Digit Codes

  • 22609
  • 32609
  • 21014
  • 31949
  • 32600
  • 20045

If you are brand specific, here’s how you can program a universal remote control of your most-used brand: 


Willie Greer
Willie Greer
Willie Greer is the founder of The Product Analyst. A cinephile, he has made it a personal quest to achieve the awesomest home theater possible. He now shares what he has learned through the years on the site, and has enlisted the help of tech-savvy colleagues in providing more insight about today’s most sought-after gadgets.