Program your remote to control other devices

Your DIRECTV Universal remote canĀ control up to four devices, including your TV, audio devices, or DVD player.

Your Genie remote can control up to three devices, including your TV and audio devices.

 

Program your Universal Remote

HD DVR or HD receiver:

  1. Press MENU on your remote
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Remote Control.
  4. Select Program Remote, then select the device you wish to program.
  5. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete programming your remote.

Standard DVR or SD receiver:

  1. Press MENU on your remote.
  2. Select Parental Favs & Setup.
  3. Select System Setup.
  4. Select Remote or Remote Control.
  5. Select Pair/Program Remote, then select the device you wish to program.
  6. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete programming your remote.

 

Program your Genie Remote

First, make sure your Genie Remote is in RF mode: Press and holdĀ MUTE and ENTER buttons while pointing at your Genie HD DVR, Genie Mini, or Wireless Genie Mini. The screen will display Applying IR/RF setup.

Regular HDTV or audio devices:

  1. Press MENU on your remote.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Remote Control.
  4. Select Program Remote, then select the device you wish to program.
  5. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete programming your remote.