Special codes for DIRECTV remotes

This thread is specifically for the RC21/RC34/RC64/RC65/RC66 remotes.

MAKING ONE REMOTE CONTROL MORE THAN ONE RECEIVER

  • Press {MENU} then Settings&Help, Settings, Remote Control
  • To control up to 2 receivers choose “Program Remote”
  • For up to 8 receivers choose “Advanced Setups”


MANUAL CODE SEARCH ON DIRECTV RECEIVERS

  • Turn on the TV and mute it.
  • Slide the switch on the top to the device you want to control.
  • Press and hold {MUTE} and {SELECT} until the light flashes three times
  • Press 9 9 1 and one of the following:
    • 0 for satellite receiver, 1 for TV, 2 for VCR/DVR/Recorder, 3 for audio receiver
  • Press the {VOLUME +} button
  • Point the remote at the TV and press {CHAN/PAGE +} until you hear sound
  • When you hear sound press {SELECT}


SET A REMOTE FOR RF:

If the TV and remote are in IR mode:

  • Press {MENU}, Settings&Help, Settings, Remote Control, Advanced, IR/RF setup

If the Receiver is already in RF mode and you want to add a different RF remote:

  • Find the receiver ID. This is usually on a sticker inside the access card door on the front labeled “RID”
  • Press and hold {MUTE} and {SELECT} until the light flashes three times
  • Press 9 6 1 and {CHAN/PAGE +}
  • If this is not the remote that came with the receiver, press the last 6 digits of the receiver ID and {SELECT}

To change a receiver back to IR mode without an RF remote, use the front panel keys to enter Press {MENU}, Settings&Help, Settings, Remote Control,
Reset remote.

RESET A REMOTE:

  • Press and hold {MUTE} and {SELECT} until the light flashes three times
  • Press 9 8 1 and {SELECT}

CHANGING VOLUME LOCK 
Depending on how you set up your remote, the {VOL} and {MUTE} may control the volume only on your TV, regardless of the position of the MODE switch. The RC23/RC64/RC65 remote can be set up so that the {VOL} and {MUTE} keys work only with the component selected by the MODE switch. To enable this feature, perform the following steps:

Press and hold the {MUTE} and {SELECT} keys until the green light under the DIRECTV position flashes twice, then release both keys. Using the number keys, enter 9 9 3 . (The green light will flash twice after the 3 .) Press and release the VOL + key. (The green light flashes 4 times.)

Now the {VOL} and {MUTE} keys will work only for the component selected by the MODE switch position.

Locking Volume to AV1, AV2 or TV 
Slide MODE switch to the AV1 , AV2 or TV position to lock the volume.
Press and hold the {MUTE} and {SELECT} keys until the green light under the selected switch flashes twice and release both keys.
Using the number keys, enter 9 9 3 . (The green light flashes twice.)
Press and release the {SELECT} key. (The green light flashes twice.)