Don’t you just hate it when you have to use different remote controls for controlling different devices?, do you just want to use the Universal remote that comes with your TV or cable to be used with the AppleTV device also?. Then look no further, there’s a way through which you can get out from this hassle and just use one solution for both of your TV and AppleTV devices.
Follow the below given easy steps and you’re good to go!.
STEP 1. Turn on your Apple TV, and navigate to Settings > Remotes > Learn Remote
STEP 2. Select an unused device setting on your universal remote (for example, I used Aux on my Comcast cable remote).
STEP 3. Click Start on your Apple TV to start the remote learning process.
That’s it!, not only will you have to switch between remotes, even if your ATV’s remote gets lost or broken, you would have a backup ready to go after following the above tutorial.
[via Apple TV Hacks]