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My DIRECTV Universal Remote only controls the receiver. How do I fix this?

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If your remote control operates your DIRECTV® Receiver, but nothing else (such as your TV, VCR or DVD player), it could be because:

  • Your remote control isn't set to the correct mode — TV, AV1, AV2, etc. Slide the mode switch at the top to the device you want to control.
  • Your remote control is not programmed to control the other devices Learn how to program your remote
  • If this problem persists, refer to your remote manual

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