How do I resync my DIRECTV remote?
Make sure your remote is paired with your receiver.
- Point the remote at your Genie, Genie Mini, or Wireless Genie Mini.
- Press and hold MUTE and ENTER at the same time on your remote.
- The screen displays Applying IR/RF Setup. The remote is synced.
How do I reset my DIRECTV remote after I change the battery?
You may have to pair your remote to the receiver again:
- Press MENU on the remote.
- Select Settings, then Remote Control.
- Select IR/RF Setup.
- If currently in RF mode, change to IR.
- Select Continue.
- Press the Exit button.
How do I know if my DIRECTV remote is IR or RF?
Press and hold the MUTE and ENTER buttons. Stop when the green light at the top of the remote blinks twice. When the TV screen displays Applying IR/RF setup, you are in RF mode and ready to program the remote.
Should my remote be IR or RF?
IR stands for Infared and means the remote must be pointed directly at the receiver. RF stands for Radio Frequency and means the remote is multi-directional. Just about every remote that comes with any piece of A/V equipment these days uses an IR based control system.
Why does my directv remote not work?
If the DirecTV remote isn’t working, first try removing any objects that might be blocking the signal from the remote, second by replacing the batteries, and finally resetting the remote and the receiver. If none of these fixes do the job, it is time to get a new DirecTV remote.
Why is my directv remote not working with new batteries?
Check batteries A solid green light – the batteries are strong. A fast blinking green light – the batteries are okay but may need to be replaced soon. A slow, blinking green light or no light – your remote needs new batteries. Remove the battery cover and insert two new AA batteries.
Why did my directv remote quit working?
Check for Stuck Buttons The remote may stop working if one of the buttons has been left stuck in the pressed position. To resolve this, first check that the mode on the remote is set to DirecTV. Then, to check if the buttons are stuck, run your fingers over all the buttons. Now try the remote again.
How do you tell which directv remote you have?
Select your DIRECTV remote control The model number is printed in the upper left corner of your remote: RC-73. RC-72. RC-71B.
Can I control my DirecTV remote control from anywhere?
Most DirecTV Remote Controls (e.g., RC32RF, RC64R/RB, RC65R/RX/RB/RBX, RC66RBX, RC80HB) have RF (Radio Frequency) capability. When you activate the RF feature of your remote control, you can control your DirecTV Receiver from anywhere in your home. You do not need to be within the line of sight of your receiver to control it.
How do I find the code on my DirecTV universal remote?
Once you have set up the DirecTV Universal Remote Control using Code Search, perform the following procedure to find out the 5-digit code to which your component responded: Step 1: Slide the mode switch to the appropriate position.
How do I activate the RF transmitter on my DirecTV receiver?
If your receiver requires an external RF antenna, before activating the RF transmitter, locate the RF antenna included with your remote control and insert it into the RF remote antenna coaxial connector on the back of your DirecTV Receiver. To activate the RF transmitter on your DirecTV Remote Control, perform the following steps:
Can I lock the volume on my DirecTV remote?
Note: DirecTV Receivers don’t have volume control, so the remote will not allow the user to lock volume to the DIRECTV mode. Most DirecTV Remote Controls (e.g., RC32RF, RC64R/RB, RC65R/RX/RB/RBX, RC66RBX, RC80HB) have RF (Radio Frequency) capability.