how do you sync the directv remote with your television to turn the television on and off and...

how do you sync the directv remote with your television to turn the television on and off and change channels?
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  • DIRECTV • 4377 answers • 92% helpful

    Your remote should already change channels for your directv. to program your remote to your tv, hit menu, settings, system settings, remote control, program remote. It will walk you though picking what brand of tv, and give you codes our auto program if its newer.
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  • DIRECTV • 4437 answers • 90% helpful

    Remote Control Code Lookup
    This handy online tool gives you the code you need to set up your remote to control the devices connected to your TV.
    Get your code http://www.directv.com/DTVAPP/content/remote_codes


    How to program your DIRECTV remote control:

    Press MENU on remote.
    Select "Parental, Favs and Setup".
    Select "System Setup".
    Select "Remote".
    Select "Program Remote".
    While aiming remote at device, follow onscreen instructions to program remote to TV, DVD, or other device.


    How to program the white DIRECTV remote to your TV

    Look up the control codes for your DIRECTV remote control.
    Make sure your TV is turned on.
    Slide the mode switch at top of remote to "TV".
    Press and hold the MUTE button. This is located above the number 1 button.
    While still holding down MUTE, press and hold the SELECT button until the green light at the top of the remote flashes twice.
    Enter the first TV code you have. The green light on remote should flash twice.
    Aim remote at TV and press PWR button once. The TV should power off.
    Once the TV is able to power off/on and control the volume, slide the mode switch at the top of the remote back to the left (DIRECTV). Your remote is now programmed.
    If the TV does not power off, repeat steps 4, 5, 6, and 7, using the next code for your TV brand.

    If remote control fails to program using all available codes, try scanning for the code.


    How to scan for TV codes on your DIRECTV remote

    Make sure your TV is turned on.
    Slide the mode switch at top of remote to "TV".
    Press and hold the MUTE button. This is located above the number 1 button.
    While still holding down MUTE, press and hold the SELECT button until green light at the top of the remote flashes twice.
    Then enter 9911, the green light on remote should flash twice.
    Point remote at TV and press CHANNEL UP button. Tap the CHANNEL UP button repeatedly until the TV powers off.
    When the TV powers off, press and release the SELECT button.
    Note: If the green light flashes three times before TV responds, then all codes have been cycled through.

    Our remote controls are guaranteed to program to your DIRECTV receiver, however your TV may not be compatible with our remote control.
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  • DIRECTV • 16808 answers • 95% helpful

    Press the menu button on ur remote. Select parental, fav's & setup, select system setup and last select remote control. From there it will tell u everything. Thank u and let me know if u need more assits.