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[Q] Is my m8's IR blaster spoilt?

OP sgs2noob

9th April 2014, 02:44 AM   |  #1  
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Have just gotten my M8

tried using the stock TV app first, didnt work... and it also doesn't "learn" from the other remote.

downloaded IR Universal Remote (which worked perfect on my S4 Active) and HTC Universal remote from the play store...
i do see the red beam flash ONCE only, but still doesnt turn on any device (tried a few diff TVs)

does anyone have an app or way to test this before i send it back for repairs?
9th April 2014, 08:50 AM   |  #2  
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None of the softwares remote profiles worked for me, I had to teach the app with the remote manually one button at the time to get it to work.
9th April 2014, 11:14 AM   |  #3  
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Worked fine for me, first try. Sony TV and Sony surround with an AT&T U-verse cable box. I only had to use the remote for it to learn from for 1, which worked first try. (All via their TV app on the phone)

I'm sure you're aware, but keep in mind the IR is in the power button itself. Good luck
9th April 2014, 06:46 PM   |  #4  
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Google smart ir remote. Best remote out there.

Sent from my HTC One_M8
10th April 2014, 11:32 AM   |  #5  
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tried that too but didnt work.

managed to get it working now after resetting the phone to defaults.!

Sent from my HTC One_M8 using Tapatalk
29th April 2014, 08:40 PM   |  #6  
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I'm facing the same problem here ... seems to be hardware issue
29th April 2014, 10:29 PM   |  #7  
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No problems here.
25th June 2014, 08:06 PM   |  #8  
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So ..OP did u send your phone for repair??

or solved the problem by yourself

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