How to reset your DirecTV remote

There are a few reasons why you might want to reset your DirecTV remote. For example, if your remote is not responding properly or if you are experiencing technical issues with your DirecTV service, resetting the remote can sometimes help resolve these problems. Resetting your remote can be useful if you want to pair it with a new DirecTV receiver or if you want to clear any custom settings or programming that you have previously applied to the remote.

Perform the following steps in order

To Reset a DirecTV remote:

Total Time: 5 minutes

  1. Press the MENU button on your remote

  2. From the on-screen instructions, select Settings & Help > Settings > Remote Control > Program Remote

  3. Choose the device (TV, audio, DVD, etc.) you want to program. If you don’t see your TV or device listed, use the DIRECTV code lookup tool to find the device’s five-digit code

  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to finish programming your remote

A DirecTV remote is a remote control that is used to operate a DirecTV satellite receiver. It allows users to change channels, access on-demand content, and control other features of their DirecTV service. DirecTV is a satellite television provider, so the remote is designed to work with a satellite receiver rather than a traditional cable box.

Program your remote control

  • Control your entire entertainment system — not just your DIRECTV® receiver — with any one of their advanced remotes.
  • Program your remote and set your viewing preferences to watch and record your favorite shows just the way you want
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