How to reset your DirecTV remote

The simple, easy-to-use DIRECTV remote not only lets you control your TV set and the DIRECTV receiver, but also DVD players and audio receivers. Your Universal Remote can control up to four devices, including TVs, game consoles, DVD players, and more. This way, instead of keeping up with multiple remotes for multiple devices, you can easily control all of your devices with one remote.

Have trouble with your DIRECTV universal remote? If the buttons on your DIRECTV remote are not responding or performing as expected, you may need to perform a reset to get the remote working again. How do I fix my DIRECTV remote not working? Steps are provided below to walk you through this process.

Resetting the DirecTV remote

Perform the following steps-

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.

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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