Program Your RC73 DIRECTV Remote In The Simplest Way

 

Programming a DIRECTV remote is a simple task, only if you know how to do it. Many people get confused while programming a remote as they are unaware of which type of remote they actually have. You can have one of these three types of DIRECTV remote:

  • Genie RC71, RC72, RC73 or any of RC series
  • Standard Universal Remote
  • DIRECTV Ready TV remote

Follow the given instructions to program your DIRECTV remote with a DVR, Blu-Ray or any other device.  If you want you can call 1-833-201-7904 directtv support for instant help.

Program DIRECTV Genie Remote (RC73 Series)

If you have a RC73 or any of the Genie remote, you can program it both automatically and manually.

Automatic Program A Genie Remote:
  • Point your remote towards your TV cable box and press and hold Enter and Mute buttons till the remote’s lights blink twice.
  • You will receive a message stating ‘Applying IR/RF Setup’ in your TV.
  • Turn on the equipment you are pairing your remote with.
  • Press Menu and go to Setting and select the Remote-Control option.
  • Select Program Remote.
  • Select the device you want to pair and go after the on-screen instructions.
Manually Program A Genie Remote:
  • Point your remote towards your TV cable box and press and hold Enter and Mute buttons till the remote’s lights blink twice.
  • Enter the code 961 with the help of your keypad.
  • Select the channel UP button and press Enter.
  • You will receive a ‘ Your remote is now setup for RF’ message. Enter OK.
  • Turn on the equipment you are pairing your remote with and enter Menu.
  • Press Menu and go to Setting and select the Remote-Control option.
  • Select Program Remote.
  • Select the device you want to pair and go after the on-screen instructions.

Program DIRECTV Universal Remote

Automatic Program A Universal Remote:
  • Select the Menu option on your remote.
  • Press Menu and go to Setting and select the Remote-Control option.
  • Select Program Remote.
  • Select the device you want to pair and go after the on-screen instructions.
How To Manually Program A Universal Remote:
  • Turn ON your TV and Receiver equipment.
  • Set your TV remote on the TV mode.
  • Point your remote towards your TV cable box and press and hold Enter and Mute buttons till the remote’s lights blink twice.
  • Enter your TV’s five-digit code. If don’t know the code, Click here.
  • Try out you remote by pressing the volume up key. If you do not get any response, try the previous steps till you start getting response.
  • Press the Select and Mute button till the remote’s green light blinks twice.
  • Enter the manual code 960 to confirm. Green light will affirm this step.
  • Change the mode to DIRECTV option and your remote will be programmed.

Program Genie Remote For DIRECTV Ready TV

If you are a DIRECTV Ready TV user, here is an easy-to-follow guide to program your Genie remote with DIRECTV Ready TV.

  • Point your remote towards your Genie DVR and press and hold Enter and Mute buttons till the remote’s lights blink twice.
  • You will receive a message stating ‘Applying IR/RF Setup’ in your TV.
  • Turn ON your DIRECTV Ready TV.
  • Press the Select and Mute button till the remote’s green light blinks twice.
  • Enter your TV’s five-digit code. It will like the for Sony TV Code- 54001, Toshiba TV Code- 54002, Samsung TV Code- 54000.
  • As soon as you enter the code, your remote will be paired with the DIRECTV Ready TV. You can see here Remote Control Code Lookup

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