Vizio Sound Bar Remote Display Not Working [Guide]

While enjoying the awesome musical sound from your soundbar, if it gets disrupted in between; that really creates a gloomy atmosphere, replacing the happy one created by the soundbar’s music. There are many reasons that may have caused this problem. The most common being a low power supply, loosen wires, unstable internet connection, and some internal issues in the soundbar.

But, the most nerve-wracking is the issue that erupts in the VIZIO remote and due to this the most irritating problem that occurs is getting up for every small task that is to be done with regard to the soundbar.

Why My Vizio Sound Bar Remote Display Not Working?

There might be several problems that may occur with the VIZIO soundbar remote. Some of them have been listed below:

1. Vizio Sound Bar Remote Display too Dim

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In this type of problem your soundbar remote display light may be very dim.

2. Remote Not Working

Remote Not Working

The soundbar does not respond to the commands sent out by the remote to it.

3. Remote Buttons Working Abnormally

Remote Buttons Working Abnormally

The remote buttons working abnormally and instead of the given command, it may be possible that another command may be responded to by the soundbar.

What are the Reasons & How to Fix it?

So, to find out the reasons behind these several types of problems associated with the soundbar remote we need to ponder upon the below mentioned pointers:

Reason 1:

The Infrared Signal might not be reaching the soundbar. This means that there might be some problem related to the Infrared signal sensor on the soundbar.

Reason 2:

The line of sight may be very far off. You might be standing more than 9 feet from the soundbar. This is because Infrared Radiations work on a defined range of line of sight.

Reason 3:

There may be some blockage in between the soundbar and the remote control because of which some of the Infrared Radiations might be disrupted off.

Reason 4:

The remote’s battery may be dead. You may check the batteries and then if you find them to be dead you may pack up the remote with new batteries.

Reason 5:

There may be some internal disruptions in the soundbar model. You may take technical assistance from your firm and then let them check upon the soundbar’s internal structure.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is VIZIO TruVolume?

TruVolume is an advanced feature in a soundbar that controls the fluctuations in the output sound. This reduces the twitching of sound that comes out of your soundbar.

What is D in mode on Soundbar?

The D in D-In means ‘Digital’. So, the phrase D-In means ‘Digital Input’. It is used to transfer digital audio signal from the soundbar to the speaker using an optical fibre cable.


So, these are some of the reasons that may be responsible for your soundbar’s remote control not working. So, please make a note of these reasons so that there may not be any confusion regarding any issue with the remote.

Once you understand the issue and its associated reason you may further go on to rectify it and then ensure that no problem is further created. Whenever you control your soundbar with your remote control just remember to have complete knowledge regarding the range of line of sight of the Infrared light that comes out of your remote control.

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