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Turning equip off and on.

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Turning equip off and on.

Can someone please give me step by step instructions on how to get my sound bar (with the rest of my equipment) to turn on when I press the power button on my x1 remote?
A short while ago my main cable box, tv, and sound bar stopped coming on together when turned everything on the first thing in the morning. However after that initial attempt it works fine for the rest of the day and evening. Then it starts over again the next morning. Please help, frustrated in Ma.
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Re: Turning equip off and on.

The last time a technician was here he programmed my 5.1 sound system to come on with the tv and X1 box. But the catch is if u change inputs thru the day it'll remember the last change and won't work correctly. We solved it by using a Harmony Remote. It was the Harmony One, not sold anymore, but still works exactly how I want after programming on my pc.  Somewhere in the settings u can program your remote. Xfinity button, go right to the gear and it's down in there. 

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Re: Turning equip off and on.

Okay so I tried your suggestion and the sound is coming out of the bar and not the tv. I will have to wait until the morning to see if it reverts back to the tv speakers.

One thing I noticed though, is I no longer see the volume display on the left side of the tv screen.

Thanks for the help.
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Re: Turning equip off and on.

Yeah I noticed the volume display thing too. If I’m watching a blue ray disc the volume display shows on the tv screen but if I’m watching tv the volume display only shows on the sound system box. Good luck.
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Re: Turning equip off and on.

Thanks again.
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Re: Turning equip off and on.

So it’s been a couple of days and everything seems okay. Still working fine. No more volume screen display on the tv and the sound bar has been consistent.

I guess I have been using this system incorrectly for two and a half years. It was never Initially installed correctly. Who knew🥴