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I have dish and a hdmi, The remote won't access the signal,

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I have dish and a hdmi
JA: What's the exact make and model of your television? And have you done any troubleshooting yourself?
Customer: The remote for fish won't access the signal
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: No source button on they've
JA: The TV expert can solve this for you. Anything else you want him to know before I connect you two?
Customer: Westinghouse sl/mdesign
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the TV Technician about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I’m Nathan, and I’ll be assisting you today. My livelihood depends on your positive feedback, so your satisfaction is my highest priority.

Sorry to hear you’re having trouble.

Can you give me the complete model number of the tv, please?
Is the dish box not getting a signal, or you see no signal messages on the tv itself?
Can you get any other input to work with the tv, such as a game system, dvd player, etc?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
There is no reset button on the tv, don't have the tv remote
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

I am asking you to please provide me with the model number of the tv, and a detailed description of the problem.

None of what you sent in your initial response is very clear about the actual problem, if you could please explain, I can help advise you on what to do.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It will it Noallow me to access any thing on the tv the tv has no area to set up the tv
The only button is a power button at the center bottom of the front
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

What is the model number of the tv?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The dish rm gets to input but the options will not go down to the hdm
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

What is the model number of the tv?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
37" ledtv sl design uw37sc1w
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

Okay, there isn't much you can do here without the tv remote.

It was not designed to be operated by other remotes, and these westinghouse tvs are very basic and don't have on board controls.

You can TRY pressing the input button on the dish remote, repeatedly, or you can try pressing input once, then using the volume or channel buttons to try to navigate through the menu.

If that still won't work, the only option is to buy a replacement remote for the tv to properly access the input functions. You can get one very inexpensively here:

Best regards,


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
When I push the tv and the input button the side of the D remote it hours to sir and the local tv Chanels but the to no signal
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

What you really need is the proper tv remote (not dish remote) for this purpose, then you'll press the INPUT button on it repeatedly to get to the HDMI1 (or hdmi2) input mode.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It wants $26.00
This should be very simple to get the answer
When I hit the site I thought you were Westinghouse I paid the $5.00 and not any more charges to my card
If you don't have the answer refund my $5.00 now.
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

You may be seeing a call offer, which is optional.

The answer is very simple, which I've provided to you.

Westinghouse provides virtually no support for their tvs. This is a paid support service, because they don't offer any of their own.

I provided you the answer above: you need the proper remote for the tv, that is the only option, because westingouse did not include the proper buttons on the tv itself to change inputs.

I sent you a link, where you can order a new remote for less than $8:

Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

Were you able to view that link?

If you have any other questions, just let me know. Otherwise, please take a moment to rate my service using the stars at the top of the page; hopefully I have earned 5 Stars. I also invite you to contact me directly with any future support needs at and ask for Nathan.

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Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

Do you need more help with this?