A sound bar can be a great addition to your home theater system, providing better sound quality than your TV’s speakers. If you have a Sony sound bar and a TV with a remote, you may be wondering how to get the two to work together.
In this article, we will show you how to sync your sound bar with your TV remote. This will allow you to control the Sound Bar using the TV remote. Let’s get started!
Sync Sony Sound Bar With TV Remote via HDMI CEC:
The first method involves using HDMI CEC to sync your Sony Sound Bar with your TV Remote. Most of the Sony Sound Bars come to have this feature by default, it is known as Bravia Sync.
With Bravia Sync you can easily control your sound bar as well as your TV from the same remote however, you will have to
If you have a Sony sound bar, you can sync it with your TV remote via HDMI CEC. This will allow you to control the sound bar with your TV remote. To do this, you will need to enable HDMI CEC on both your TV and the Sound Bar.
Enable HDMI CEC on Your TV
To enable HDMI CEC on your Sony TV, go to Settings > External inputs > Control for HDMI. Then, select Device auto power off or EasyLink (depending on your model) and set it to On.
Enable HDMI CEC on Your Sound Bar
To enable HDMI CEC on your Sony sound bar, go to Settings > External inputs > Control for HDMI. Then, select the Sound Bar link and set it to On.
Sync Your Devices
Once you have enabled HDMI CEC on both your TV and sound bar, you can sync the two devices by pressing the Sync button on your sound bar. This will cause your sound bar to appear on your TV’s list of HDMI-CEC devices. Select it and then press the Enter button on your remote to complete the pairing process.
After your TV and sound bar are paired, you should be able to control the sound bar with your TV remote. To do this, simply press the Input button on your remote and then use the arrow keys to select the “Sound Bar” input. You can then use the volume buttons on your remote to control the sound bar’s volume.
By using the HDMI connection you will be able to control the power, volume as well as some other functions of your sound bar by using the TV remote.
How to Enable HDMI on Your Sony Sound Bar?
Enabling the HDMI controls on your Sony sound bar is an easy process. If you don’t know how to do it, then follow the step-by-step guide mentioned in this section.
- First of all, on your Sony sound bar remote click on the Home Button
- After clicking the Home button go to Setup and then go to the advanced settings
- In the advanced settings choose the HDMI settings
- Now go to the controls for HDMI and then enable it.
By Using an Infrared Remote:
If your TV has an infrared remote then you can easily sync your Sony sound bar with it. For that purpose, we recommend taking help from the TV manual or contacting Sony support.