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What is a DIRECTV 4K Ready TV and how does it work?


A DIRECTV 4K Ready TV has a built-in RVU technology that lets you enjoy DIRECTV service and full HD DVR functionality without a receiver when it’s used as an additional TV in a Genie HD DVR setup.

How do I know if my TV is DIRECTV 4K Ready?
Currently only the following TV models are DIRECTV 4K Ready:

Brand Year Models
Samsung 2014 All Smart UHD/4K TV Models
2015 JS9500, JS9100, JS9000, JS8600, JS8500, JS850D, JU7500, JU750D, JU7100, JU710D, JU6700, JU670D, JU6500, JU650D, JS8000, JS7000, JU6400, JU640D, JU6390, JU639D, JS700D, JU650D, JU641D
2016 UN88KS9800, UN78KS9800, UN65KS9800, UN78KS9500, UN65KS9500, UN55KS9500, UN75KS9000, UN65KS9000, UN55KS9000, UN65KS8500, UN55KS8500, UN49KS8500, UN65KS8000, UN60KS8000, UN55KS8000, UN49KS8000, UN78KU7500, UN65KU7500, UN55KU7500, UN49KU7500, UN43KU7500, UN85JU7100, UN75JU7100, UN65KU7000, UN55KU7000, UN55KU7000, UN49KU7000, UN43KU7000, UN40KU7000, UN65KU6500, UN55KU6500, UN48KU6500, UN75KU6300, UN70KU6300, UN65KU6300, UN60KU6300, UN55KU6300, UN50KU6300, UN43KU6300, UN40KU6300
LG 2015 UF9500, UF7600, UF7690, UF7700, UF8500, UF8600, EG9600, EF9800
2016 65UH6550, 60UH6550, 55UH6550, 49UH6500, 43UH6500, 70UH6350, 58UH6300, 55UH6150, 60UH6150, 65UH6150, 43UH6100, 49UH6100, 49UH6090, 55UH6090, 60UH6090, 50UH5500, 65UH5500, OLED65E6P, OLED55E6P, OLED65C6P, OLED55C6P, 86UH9500, 65UH9500, 65UH8500, 55UH8500, 60UH8500, 55UH8500, 75UH6550, OLED77G6P, OLED65G6P, OLED65B6P, OLED55B6P, 65UH7700, 60UH7700, 55UH7700, 70UH6350
Sony 2015 XBR-75X940C, XBR-65X930C, XBR-75X910C, XBR-65X900C, XBR-55X900C, XBR-75X850C,
XBR-65X850C, XBR-55X850C, XBR-49X830C, XBR-43X830C, XBR-65X810C, XBR-55X810C, XBR-49X810C
2016 XBR-55X850D, XBR-65X850D, XBR-75X850D, XBR-85X850D, XBR-55X930D, XBR-65X930D, XBR-75X940D

We'll be adding more DIRECTV 4K Ready TVs, including the 2016 models, soon.

How is a DIRECTV 4K Ready TV different from a DIRECTV Ready TV?
DIRECTV 4K Ready still uses built-in RVU technology that will let you enjoy DIRECTV 4K On Demand programs when they become available.

If I already have or plan to get a DIRECTV 4K Ready TV, is there anything I need to do to make it compatible with
the Genie HD DVR?

If you already have a DIRECTV 4K Ready TV, please make sure it has the latest TV firmware. Refer to your TV manual for instructions on how to download it from the Internet.

Which Remote Control should I use with my DIRECTV 4K Ready TV?
You can use both your Genie Remote and the remote that came with your DIRECTV 4K Ready TV.

How do I program my Genie Remote to control my DIRECTV 4K Ready TV?
Press and hold the MUTE & SELECT buttons until the green light at the top of the remote flashes twice, then key in the following manufacture code: 54000.
View Samsung Remote Guide
View LG Remote Guide
View Sony Remote Guide

How do I get a DIRECTV 4K Ready TV connected to a Genie HD DVR setup?
If you're ordering new DIRECTV service and would like to connect this TV as an additional TV in your Genie HD DVR setup,
please call 1-888-777-2454.

If you're a current DIRECTV customer and would like to connect this TV as an additional TV in your Genie HD DVR setup,
please call 1-800-531-5000.
Our general customer service is available daily from 8 AM to 1 AM ET. One of our representatives will be happy to assist you.

Looking for information about DIRECTV Ready TVs? Click here

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