Get help with DIRECTV error code 776

Learn what you should do about error code 776.

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What causes this error code?

Error code 776 means your DIRECTV equipment isn’t communicating with your satellite dish. This usually happens because there are too many receivers or tuners connected to your SWiM (single wire multi-switch) power inserter.

Don’t move your receiver or try to fix this error yourself. Contact us, and we’ll help you get back to watching DIRECTV.

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