Change the location name of your receiver

Learn how to change the location name of your DIRECTV receiver online or with your remote.

ArticleDETAILED STEPS

Update a receiver's location name

Naming each receiver location makes managing settings easier in your Whole-Home network.

Update using your remote
  1. Go to your HD DVR and press MENU on your remote control.
  2. Select Settings > Whole-Home > Name Location.
  3. Go to each receiver in your network and repeat steps 1-2.

Update receiver info at directv.com
Follow these steps to find the access card number for your receiver(s) and then sign in to change the name.
  1. Press the MENU button on your remote control.
  2. Select Settings > Info & Test.   
  3. Write down the number for the access card and the location of the receiver.
  4. Sign in to your Account Overview.
  5. Select My Equipment > Manage Equipment.
  6. Scroll to Active Receivers and select Name receivers or Edit to update the location of an existing receiver.
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