Press MENU on your remote control. Select Settings > remote control > Programming the remote control. Select the device (TV, Audio, DVD) you want to program. If your TV or device isn’t listed, use the code search tool to find the five-digit code.
Turn on your DIRECTV-enabled TV. On your remote, press and hold the MUTE and SELECT buttons until the green light at the top flashes twice. Enter the manufacturer code for your TV: – For Samsung DIRECTV-enabled TVs, enter 54000.
Press Menu. Select Settings & help > Settings > remote control > Program the remote. Select the device you want to pair and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process. Your remote should now be paired and ready to use!
General Method #4: Press and hold the power button and the device button at the same time until the LED blinks or turns solid, then release the power button and press repeatedly until turns the device on or off, and then press the device button (sometimes the stop button) to save the setting.
If your remote isn’t responding, changing channels, or adjusting the volume, make sure you have direct line of sight to the receiver. Next, make sure your remote is set to control your DIRECTV receiver : Slide the mode switch on top of the remote all the way to the left towards the DIRECTV icon.
Press MENU on your remote control. Select Settings > remote control > Program the remote. Select the device you want to control with the remote. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the programming.
The good news is: Yes, you can use a universal remote with any TV sold today. To replace your TV remote control, you could purchase a device-specific remote control from your TV manufacturer, but this could prove expensive and is actually unnecessary.