Channels not working

Channel buttons not working

If CH is not working, ask:  How do you change channels, with the TV branded remote, or with the c...

Roku TVs - how to change "power on screen"

Change "Power on" screen

If you have a Roku / Fire / Android / or other Smart TV, please edit the settings in the TV by cl...

On / Off Mismatch

Modify so only TV turns on / off

Flipper is an IR remote control and requires direct line of sight.   Sometimes a user will point ...

Standby Mode for ATT and Dish

ATT has a built in standby mode that cannot be turned off, usually at 4 hours of no activity. ...

Dish

Many Dish STBs are preset to go into Standby mode after 4 hours. If you modify Flipper so that O...

Xfinity / Contour

Set STB to "Activate IR" (Infrared)

Unfortunately, there are three (3) ways to activate IR in Xfinity! Xfinity is usually code 1014 i...

Setting Favs when a Search Box Appears

Xfinity uses at least 2-3 different software packages, and many brands of boxes.  Programming Fav...

IR / RF Extenders

IR / RF Extenders are used to deliver the IR (infrared) signal to devices located in a cabinet or...

Xfinity in Facilities

Flipper is an IR (infrared) remote control.  It requires direct line of sight to operate the TV a...

Quick Start Guide

Quick Sync

Flipper is preset to many TVs and STBs.   Set Up: (1) Set TV:  press VOL.  If working, go to STB....

Soundbars

Soundbars - v6

New in V6 and above:  support for Soundbars (SB): Set Up: Press and hold “TV” + “LC” until solid,...

Assisted Living Facilities

Xfinity

Flipper is an IR (infrared) remote control.  It requires direct line of sight to operate the TV a...

IR - RF Extenders and Repeaters

When the box is hidden or obstructed, you can use Flipper with an IR Extender or an IR (infrared)...

TV Only

Many facilities receive content directly to their TV.  In this case we do a TV Only setup. Keep i...

Cisco / Pace RNG and HD271

Flipper Favs doesn't work consistently with Cisco and Pace RNG units and HD271.   We are still wo...

Dish / Bell / Echostar STBs

Favorites - Dish

Some Dish boxes work better with the OK / Enter signal, set forth in the manual. Just follow tho...

RF (Radio Frequency) vs IR (Infra-Red)

The code for Dish is 1313 in V7 and below, and usually 2294 in V8 and above.   If this does not w...

Standby mode

Many Dish STBs are preset to enter Standby mode after 4 hours of inactivity. If you modify Fli...

Direct TV Genie

Using with Genie

Direct TV Genie remote control uses RF (radio - frequency) to send signals through walls.   Fli...

Sky Q / Smart TVs have a Start Screen

Smart Screen

Some SkyQ boxes will power on the a smart screen. 1) Best solution as of now is to leave the Sky ...

Guide is appearing when I change channels

Guide is appearing

Problem: Some cable companies activate the guide when the 0-9 or Favs is used in Flipper.  In Fli...

Channel Entry Format; Adding, Deleting

Programming Favs - Channel format

There are many boxes in the field.  They don't all work the same.  Even the same box can work dif...

Deleting Favorites

First, it's important to delete exactly what was entered into Flipper.  So two things to watch ou...

Double digits received as One

Double digits received as 1

If you box receives a double digit like 44 as 4, then try slowing the timing of the iR (infrared)...

After I program the STB, the TV stops working

Go into "Dual Mode"

Make sure to go into Dual Mode - press and release ADD once.Then Lock if desired.

TV Only Favorites

TV Only Setup

You may get content via an over the antenna, or the user is in a facility. Keep in mind that some...

Set Favorites in the TV

Many TVs and digital to analogue boxes (sometimes called DTAs) receive digital signals.  These ch...

TVs with digital channels like 4-1

Many TVs and digital to analogue boxes (sometimes called DTAs) receive digital signals.  These ch...

DVD / Home Theatre

Audio systems

Flipper does not work Audio Systems. But since Flipper is a Learning Remote, it may be able to c...

DVD Players

Flipper does not have codes for a DVD player or the Input button. But since Flipper is a Learnin...

Closed Captions

Closed Captions

Some users may want a dedicated button to control closed captioned. Each device works slightly di...

Input

Input

Flipper does not have an Input / Source button.  This button causes a lot of confusion for users....