How to Easily Program a DirecTV Remote Control

By Techwalla Contributor

Easily Program a DirecTV Remote Control for powering up, changing channels, and volume on your T.V.

Things You'll Need

  • DirecTV Remote
  • TV

Step 1

Turn on your TV.

Step 2

On the remote control, slide mode switch into TV.

Step 3

Press and hold the MUTE and SELECT keys at the same time until the green light under TV flashes twice, then release both keys.

Step 4

Enter 9-9-1-1.

Step 5

Press PWR button.

Step 6

Point the remote at the TV and press CHAN+. Repeatedly press CHAN+ until the TV turns off.

Step 7

When the TV turns off, stop pressing the CHAN+ key. Then, press and release the SELECT key.

Tips & Warnings

  • For VCR/DVD/PVR use code 9-9-1-2
  • For Stereo use code 9-9-1-3