Connecting an IR controlled HDMI switch

I'm trying to connect my Smart Remote to a Phillips brand SWV9484B/27 four input HDMI switch and am having no luck. I went through the Philips options in both "Set Top Boxes & Media Streamers" and "Audio/Video Devices" categories and none of the codes worked for my device. The HDMI switch came with a simple IR remote with four buttons for each of the inputs. My goal is to create scenes for each of the devices connected to the switch so i can easily toggle between the inputs and power up the input devices simultaneously.

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  • I think the support for HDMI switches needs significant improvement,  I hacked around my hdmi switch issue by adding a custom button to my AV scene setup to switch to the right HDMI switch input, and then used the IR learning to program in the button.... it sort of works, but its a nasty hack.

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    • Frank Cappabianca have you tried adding your HDMI switch via IR learning? Here is how to do so, please let us know if that helps. 

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    • Anne-Sophie F.  I was in fact able to add my HDMI switch via IR learning. it was easy enough to do however to    Joe lovick 's point, it was not  very straightforward. It's unclear when setting up the remote initially that IR learning is even an option, let-alone how to do it. 

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  • Joe lovick  thanks for sharing this hack! Our team is definitely planning to work on improving HDMI switches integrations and experience on Smart Remote!

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  • Hi Frank Cappabianca the models have been added to our DB this week. 
    Could you please verify if you are still having issues ? Thanks

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    • Bolu O i have not checked but i was able to get my HDMI switch connected via IR learning as mentioned above. thanks for the followup. I still think there could be some improvement on the app that walks a user through what IR learning is and when/how to use it. 

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    • Frank Cappabianca Thanks for the update, glad to know that it is finally working, I have shared your suggestion with the dev team.

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