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General IR Blaster not working??

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by momo5, Dec 15, 2012.

  1. momo5

    momo5 Member
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    Howdy! I've had my Galaxy 10.1 Tab 2 for about a month now. When I first got it, I had no idea it could be used to change channels on my TV. I went though the Peel apps setup and had it working in 5 minutes. I've been using it a decent amount since then, however, I tried to use it yesterday and it wouldnt work. No matter what channel I chose, it would not change to that channel. So I reset the app so I could reset everything up with my TV. This time though, I couldnt make it past the first step, which was to turn on the TV. BTW, I did go through all the codes. I decided to try and hook it up to my TV in the bedroom...its a different brand, but I still could not get it to turn on.

    So I guess my question is....is there any way to test the IR blaster other than using a TV? If its defective I want to see about exchanging it.

    Thanks!
     

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  2. ThatTabGuy

    ThatTabGuy Well-Known Member
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    Hmmm You didn't indicate whether your firmware was updated or not. Seems to be a problem across other forums as well.


    You also did not indicate the specifics of your device as well. Please update those specs so that others may be able to assist.:dontknow:
     

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