a Dish Network remote takes about 30 minutes if you are programming it
for a receiver, TV, VCR or DVD. The remote can be set up to control all
so you only need one remote for everything. To program the remote, you
will need the user manual for the codes; if your make and model is not
listed, you will have to find the source code manually. The programming
is relatively easy.
Things You'll Need:
Dish remote control
Select the "TV" button on the remote. If you have switched to TV mode, the light will flash.
in the user manual for the section titled "Manufacturer codes
for programming the remote." There may be more than one code
to try for programming.
the "Address" button on the remote and use the keypad
on the remote to enter the code. If the code is correct, the
"Mode" button will flash three times. If the code is
correct, you should be able to press the power button and turn off the
TV. If the code is wrong, enter the next code. Repeat until you find
the correct code.
no codes match your device, press the "Mode" button
for the TV, then press the "Address" button until the
light starts flashing slowly. Then press the "Power"
button, and the light will stop flashing.
the "Up" and "Down" buttons to
search for the correct code. When the remote finds that correct code,
the TV will turn off. Press the "Address" button to
store the code. If this is a valid code, the light will flash three
the other devices into the remote by following steps 2 through 5 using
the "Device" button on the remote. The
"Aux" button will require a 0 in front of the code
for a TV and a 1 for a VCR and the code. The "TV" and
"VCR" buttons do not require those numbers.
Tips & Warnings
you press the "Address" button, do not press it again
until you are finished or until it cancels out the operation.
Write down the codes that display for future reference.
How to Program a Dish Network Remote to a TV
remote image by Sergey Galushko from Fotolia.com
Network is a company that provides satellite television. Dish Network
uses satellite receivers that are controlled by a remote control. You
can program your Dish Network remote to control various electronic
devices including your television. Programming your Dish Network remote
is usually completed when the Dish technician installs your satellite
dish. However, if your remote was never programmed or you purchased a
new TV, you can easily program the remote to control your TV.
Turn on the television that you want your Dish Network remote to control.
and write down the device code for your television. You can find this
in the back of the user manual than came with your remote. If you no
longer have the user manual, see this article's "Resources" for a link
to Dish Network device codes.
Press and hold down the "TV" button for at least three seconds. Let go of the "TV" button when the lights begin to flash.
Enter the device code using the number pad on the remote control.
Press the "#" key on your remote control, and the "TV" button flashes three times.
Press the "Power" button on the remote and the television should turn off.
How to Program a Dish Network Remote to Control Your TV, VCR or DVD Player
Dish Network universal remote controls can be programmed to control your other compatible home entertainment
devices, such as your television, VCR or DVD player. This is done by
keying in a remote code for the specific brand of the device. Dish
Network provides the remote control codes for certain brands of TVs,
VCRs and DVD players. However, you can program your Dish Network remote
to control these devices even if you don't have the remote code.
on the television, VCR, DVD player that you would like to control with
the Dish Network remote. Find the user's guide for your Dish Network
receiver. If you no longer have your Dish Network user's guide, you may
be able to download it from the Dishnetwork.com website using the
receiver's model number. Look at the back of the user's guide for
device remote codes. Find the specific remote codes for the brand of
television, VCR or DVD player that you would program your remote to
the mode button that corresponds to your device. For a DVD player, you
can use "VCR" or "AUX." Hold the button until the other mode buttons
light up. The mode button you chose will begin to flash. If you have
chosen "AUX," press "0" to program an additional TV or "1" to program
an additional VCR or DVD player. If you've chosen "TV" or "VCR,"
continue to step 3.
the three-digit remote code listed for the brand name of your TV, VCR
or DVD player. Press the "#" (pound) button to save the remote code.
Press the blank power button at the top of the Dish Network remote
control to turn off your TV, VCR or DVD player.
the power button doesn't turn off the device, repeat steps 2 and 3 with
the remaining remote codes for your brand device. If none of the remote
codes work, continue to step 5.
for device codes if your remote code isn't listed in your Dish Network
user's guide. Press and hold the "TV," "VCR" or "AUX" button. If you
select "AUX," press "0" for a TV and "1" for a VCR or DVD player, then
press the "*" (star) key. If you're using the "TV" or "VCR" button,
simply continue to step 6.
the other buttons light up and the mode button begins to flash, press
the blank power button. Press the up or down arrow button repeatedly to
try each remote code in the remote control's memory. When the blank
power button turns off your device, press the "#" (pound) button to
save the remote code in the Dish Network remote control.