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DIRECTV - Support: Your Remote Control

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Your Remote Control

The standard white remote control given to new DIRECTV customers.

Troubleshooting

Trying to get your DIRECTV remote control to work with other devices?
Program your DIRECTV remote control >>

Other issues with your remote control:
It only controls the receiver >>
It doesn't work at all >>


Remote Control Overview

  • Mode Switch - In the DIRECTV position, controls your receiver, TV and other equipment.
  • TV Power On & Off - If your receiver turns off while the TV turns on, press TV Power On until they are back in sync.
  • List - To Do List of programs scheduled for purchase.
  • Exit - Returns you to DIRECTV programming.
  • Select and Navigation - Navigate the Guide with the select and arrow keys.
  • Menu - Settings and many useful features.
  • Info - Current channel and program information.
  • Channel Up/Down - Change channels, and page up/down in the Guide, Quick Menu and other screens.
  • Guide - Displays the on–screen programming guide.
  • Active - Accesses DIRECTV services, news and information.
  • Function Keys - Available after you've programmed your remote to control other equipment. If you have a DVR, you can pause live TV.
  • TV Input - Cycles through different inputs to your television.
  • Power Key - Your DIRECTV Remote can operate alternate devices. See Getting Started card for your remote codes.


  • Back of Remote

  • IR Emitter - Invisible beams shoot from here to control your TV.
  • Rubberized Grip - Shock–resistant rubber back.
  • Battery Compartment - Use AA batteries.
  • Blank Canvas - "Black space" on the screen.
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