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Logitech Harmony 950 Troubleshooting
This troubleshooting page will help you locate and fix some of the common problems with the Harmony 950 Remote Control
The Harmony 950 is not charging
The remote control will not charge when plugged into the charging cradle.
Charger is not plugged into an outlet
Check to make sure that the charging cradle is properly connected to a working outlet
The battery inside the remote control is not working
Connect the remote control to a computer or a laptop using the USB port located at the bottom of the remote. If the remote does not light up or start charging, then the problem is the battery inside the remote and replacement would be needed.
The charging cradle is not functional
Try to connect the remote control directly into an outlet through the USB port located at the bottom of the remote. If the remote control lights up or start to charge, then the charging cradle is the problem and a replacement would be needed.
The charging wire is not functional
Try to connect the charging wire to a different working device. If the device does not charge, then the problem is the charging wire and a replacement would be needed.
The buttons on the remote are unresponsive
The buttons on the remote are stuck or do not respond at all.
There is dust or debris stuck underneath the buttons
Try to clean the remote control using a can of air duster or an air pump.
The battery in the remote control is dead
Make sure that the device is turned on and fully charged.
There is an issue with the circuit board
If the previous steps do not solve the problem and buttons still do not work, then the problem would be in the circuit board. Follow this guide for how to replace the circuit board [replacement of circuit board guide]
The screen does not respond or the display is black
The screen on the remote does not respond when pressing a button or it is black.
The remote control is not turned on
Make sure that the remote control is turned on before any further troubleshooting. If it doesn't turn on, make sure the battery is charged. Link to [battery not charging]
The screen is cracked or damaged
The screen consists of two parts: the cover screen and the LCD screen inside the cover. If the cover screen is cracked, replace the cover. To replace the cover follow [cover replacement guide].
The LCD screen is cracked or damaged
If you cannot feel a crack on the surface of the remote, but you can see cracks inside on the LCD screen, then the LCD is damaged and would need to be replaced using [screen replacement guide]
Connection is weak or no connection at all
The wireless connection between the remote and the television is weak or not working.
Check the input on the television
The input on the television may not match the input required to use the remote. To fix this, make sure that your Digital Box is turned on, and use the remote that came with the television to change the input.
- If you are using a coaxial cable, set the input to TV or Cable, then change the television channel to 03.
- If you are using an HDMI cable, set the input to HDMI1, HDMI2, etc
- If you are using RCA cables, set the input to AV1, AV2, Video1, Video2, etc.
- If you are using component cables, set the input to Component1, Component2, etc.
Change the input of the remote on the television
If this does not work, there may be an issue with the input you currently on. If this is the case, unplug the Digital Box from the input plug and plug it into a separate one. For example, if it is plugged into HDMI1, try HDMI2.
The battery is weak
The remote control’s battery is weak or dead. In this is the case, make sure that the remote is fully charged.
The remote control case is cracked or broken
The remote control case or the soft touch on the back is broken or cracked.
The front of the remote control case is cracked or broken
If you can feel a crack on any part of the cover, simply follow this guide to replace it. [cover replacement guide]
The soft touch on the back is cracked
Replace the soft touch on the back by simply sliding the old one out and sliding the new one back in place.