Article ID : 00231120 / Last Modified : 05/15/2020

How to set up your Android TV to control the set-top (cable/satellite) box


    Steps to setup Set-top box control

    1. Press the HOME button on the remote control.
    2. Select Settings.
    3. Select Watching TVExternal inputsCable/Satellite box setupCable/Satellite box control setup.
    4. Follow the on-screen instructions.


    • Set-top box control compatible models have Cable/Satellite box setup in SettingsWatching TVExternal inputs.
    • This feature may not work on some set-top boxes.
    • When operating the TV’s remote control, point it at the set-top box.
    • Depending on the external devices, some buttons may not respond.
    • If you press and hold a button on the remote control, the operation may not work. Instead, try pressing the button repeatedly.
    • REC(STB) on screen key does not work for STB devices which does not have the recording function.