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    Weird Harmony Elite remote issue

    Ever since my 5yo son learnt how to use (or misuse) the Elite, my Stop button on the remote has stopped working, in every Activity. What it does instead, is force a sync/pairing of hub and remote.

    I don't think this is something that could happen due to an accidental pressing of buttons, and I've tried to re-assign the button to the Stop function in all activities and devices, but after a sync, it's still trying to pair with the hub.

    Anyone got any ideas? Factory reset?

    And if I do a factory reset, will I have to re-set up all of my activities, or could I just re-sync them from the Windows app?

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    Re: Weird Harmony Elite remote issue

    Quote Originally Posted by Smudger View Post
    Ever since my 5yo son
    ^ Have you checked to make sure there is no melted chocolate or anything under the buttons?
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    Tasky is right

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    Re: Weird Harmony Elite remote issue

    Quote Originally Posted by Ttaskmaster View Post
    ^ Have you checked to make sure there is no melted chocolate or anything under the buttons?
    Well, the screen is now permanently sticky, but it is just the one button, I'd have thought that more buttons would have been affected if it were a chocolate-based issue...

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    Re: Weird Harmony Elite remote issue

    Hold menu and off until it reboots, it will be factory reset, then resync with the harmony app and it will be back as it was. Did that to my harmony one earlier after it decided it wasn't going to turn the screen off.

    Capitalization is the difference between helping your Uncle Jack
    off a horse and helping your uncle jack off a horse.

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    Re: Weird Harmony Elite remote issue

    Quote Originally Posted by GoNz0 View Post
    Hold menu and off until it reboots, it will be factory reset, then resync with the harmony app and it will be back as it was. Did that to my harmony one earlier after it decided it wasn't going to turn the screen off.
    Thanks, I'll give that a go tonight. And maybe clean it up a bit...

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    Re: Weird Harmony Elite remote issue

    Quote Originally Posted by GoNz0 View Post
    Hold menu and off until it reboots, it will be factory reset, then resync with the harmony app and it will be back as it was. Did that to my harmony one earlier after it decided it wasn't going to turn the screen off.
    And it worked! I can now stop stuff, instead of having to pause, back,back,back enter, left, enter.

    Thanks very much, I shall remember that the next time it gets covered in chocolate/altered by an evil child-genius

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    Re: Weird Harmony Elite remote issue

    Quote Originally Posted by Smudger View Post
    And it worked! I can now stop stuff, instead of having to pause, back,back,back enter, left, enter.

    Thanks very much, I shall remember that the next time it gets covered in chocolate/altered by an evil child-genius
    Nice one

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    Re: Weird Harmony Elite remote issue

    Now he's managed to switch on Audio Description on iPlayer.

    "A man walks across the room" - I **** know, I can see! Tell me how to switch you off, you b****

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    Re: Weird Harmony Elite remote issue

    Quote Originally Posted by Smudger View Post
    Now he's managed to switch on Audio Description on iPlayer.

    "A man walks across the room" - I **** know, I can see! Tell me how to switch you off, you b****

    It will never stop m8...

    Capitalization is the difference between helping your Uncle Jack
    off a horse and helping your uncle jack off a horse.

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