How do I program my remote control to control other devices?

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

Troubleshooting

  • Make sure the switch at the top of your remote is set to the correct mode  — TV, AV1, AV2, etc.
  • We cannot guarantee compatibility for all makes and models of equipment. If your remote is not listed or you need other codes, use the code lookup tool to find the 5-digit code for your device.

 

Program your Universal Remote

HD DVR or HD receiver:

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

DIRECTV Ready TV:

  1. Make sure your DIRECTV Ready TV is on.
  2. Press and hold the MUTE and SELECT buttons until a green light at the top of the remote flashes twice.
  3. Enter the correct code for your TV
    • Samsung DIRECTV Ready TV: 54000.
    • Sony DIRECTV Ready TV: 54001.
    • Toshiba DIRECTV Ready TV: 54002.