The Sideclick remote offers an easy way to add the basic features of your television remote to your existing streaming box remote. Sideclick is a small insert that easily clips on to your streaming remote. It will work with many popular steaming box remotes like: Roku, Amazon Fire and Apple TV. It is a slick way to have control of your TV and streaming box in one remote. Each button of the remote can be customized and programmed to meet your needs. It is a convenient way to combine multiple remotes to one location.
The Sideclick remote is an excellent option for cord cutters. Not only does the remote work with your existing television, it can also be programed to work with your stereo receiver, sound bar or DVD player. Basically the Sideclick remote can be programed using any IR remote.
Sideclick Remote and HD Television
The Sideclick remote is a nice option for those with an HD antenna. You can easily switch input sources to watch live HD television or stream something online. You have all of the basic television controls like power, volume, mute and channels right at your fingertips. No need for multiple remotes.
Programing the Sideclick Remote
Programming the Sideclick remote is very easy. Choose the remote you want to program into the Sideclick and place each of the remotes so they are facing each other. Make sure that the IR transmitters are pointing at each other. Hold down the power button and the B button at the same time until the red light stays lit. Now you can program each button. Press on the power button of the Sideclick and then press the power button of the other remote. You will see the Sideclick remote light blink three times. This indicates that the Sideclick button was programed successfully. Repeat this step for each button you want to program. You can watch the video below that explains how it is done.
The Sideclick remotes clips are easily interchangeable. It you decide to upgrade your streaming box you can just purchase a new clip for your new remote. There is no need to replace and reprogram the whole remote. The clips are also designed to allow access to the voice search options on most streaming remotes.
Where to Buy:
The Sideclick remote is available at these retailers:
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The Sideclick remote can alleviate the need for multiple remotes. Just clip on this slim attachment and program your most used features. It is a simple yet effective way to unclutter your couch with remotes for several devices. It may be the only universal remote you will ever need.