How to Play a CD on a DVD Player. Are you tired of having to use a different machine every time you want to switch from a DVD to a CD? You'll be happy to know that it isn't difficult to use your DVD player to play a CD, too. Follow these steps to find out how.
Turn on the DVD player. It generally takes a few seconds to get going. Take out the DVD if there's one in the drive already.
Make sure the disc isn't scratched or dirty. Use a soft rag to clean the disc if you see any smudges. Insert the CD into the DVD player's disc drive and close it.
Press the "Play" button on the DVD player or remote control. Some DVD players will begin reading the disc automatically. Pushing the button works just as well.
Use the "Scene Selection" buttons on your remote to select a track. Some DVD players have odd ways of ordering the buttons on the remote. You might have to play around a bit before you find all the right buttons to work the CD playing function of your machine.
Crank it up and enjoy your music. The DVD player will act just like a CD player and play the tracks of the CD through the TV.
Things You'll Need
Today, just about every DVD player can play a CD. DVD players may not react well to home-burned CDs. Make sure the format of your CD is compatible with the DVD player.
Never insert a damaged disc into a DVD player.