Two steps to follow , First reset and then reprogram.


Following is the way to reset Airtel Digial tv universal remote reset procedure.

  1. Press red button and ok button together until red light blinks twice
  2. Release the buttons and press 980 buttons one by one (not together)
  3. Red light will blink again two times, now press ok button.


There are 5 basic functions which your new Airtel remote needs to learn about your TV

  1. TV Power code
  2. TV Mute code
  3. AV code
  4. TV VOL + code
  5. TV VOL – code
Steps for Universal remote setup:
  1. Bring Airtel digital TV remote in learning mode. Press and hold ‘’OK + Numeric 2” key for 3 seconds. The LED blinks twice to indicate that your Airtel remote is ready to learn.

  2. Hold the source remote and Airtel remote in front of each other ( 3cm-6m apart).

  3. Press & release the key (First on Airtel remote and then on Source remote) which needs to be programmed in Airtel remote. Example: Press and release the TV Power key on both remotes and release. The Airtel remote blinks twice to indicate a successful learning of ‘TV power code’.

  4. Now Press & release other keys ( on both remotes simultaneously) : Mute , AV, Vol +/-.

  5. Press “OK” on Airtel remote to store the new information about your TV. The LED will blink twice to indicate successful transfer to knowledge from your current TV remote to the new Airtel remote.


If the Airtel remote blinks four times, it means the learning failed. Go to Step 1 again