Reset the television. You can reset and eliminate the lock on some televisions without the remote, using a few tactics. Hold the power button for five seconds. The television will automatically restart. If the lock is still on, unplug the television and remove the battery from the back panel of the television.
Remove TV or Audio Control from Your Remote You can re-program/reset your XFINITY remote to control another TV or audio device by following the steps below. Note: These instructions apply to XR2, XR5 and XR11 model remotes only. XFINITY remotes can be identified by a model number beginning with "XR" on the back of the remote.