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Reassign Device Buttons on the Cox DVR Universal M7820

Last Updated: Mon, 18 Apr 2016 > Related Articles


The information in this article has been consolidated and moved to a new article. See Programming Your Cox Remote Control for updated content.


Depending on the combination of devices, you may need to reassign the mode buttons (TV, DVD, and AUX) to control a different type of device. For example, you may need to reassign the DVD button to control a VCR or second TV.


Cox DVR Universal Remote Control


To reassign a device button to operate a different type of device, perform the following steps:

  1. On the remote control, press the mode button you want to reassign once.

    Type of DeviceMode Button
    Stereo amplifier or receiverAUX

  2. Press and hold the SETUP button until the selected mode button blinks twice, then release the SETUP button.
  3. Using the number buttons on the remote, enter 9 - 9 - 2.

    Result: The selected mode button blinks twice.
  4. Press the appropriate button sequence for the button and device you want to reassign.

    Result: After entering the sequence, the last mode button in the sequence blinks twice.

    To reassign...Perform button sequence...
    TV as second DVD buttonpress DVD then press TV
    TV as second Auxiliary buttonAUX - TV
    TV back to TVTV back to TV
    DVD as second TV buttonTV - DVD
    DVD as second Auxiliary buttonAUX - DVD
    DVD back to DVDDVD - DVD
    AUX as second TV buttonTV - AUX
    AUX as second VCR buttonDVD - AUX
    AUX back to AUXAUX - AUX


  1. After reassigning the mode button, complete the steps in Program the Cox DVR Universal M7820 Remote Control for a TV, DVD, VCR, or Stereo Receiver to program the button using the manufacturer's code for the device.

    All steps complete.


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