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I need to convert from Vizio Remote to Directv remote what

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I need to convert from Vizio Remote to Directv remote what steps do I take?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

Hello , my name is Jack
Perhaps I can help you with this problem but first i would have a question ;

There are 2 different direct tv remote , does yours have the slide selector switch at the top ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

O.k then and what did you try so far ?

Did you try to enter any codes ?

Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

Did you go through the on screen programming ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
None came up I had done on before that did and that worked
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

I`m sorry but I have to step out and will opt out now.

You don`t have to do anything , your question will be reposted for other techs. to see and jump in.
DO NOT rate or it will hinder the repost .
Just stand by and someone should be with you shortly .

Expert:  jjtv4 replied 1 year ago.

Hi Gene, I am John - are you still out there ? I found a code to try with instructions but remember it is only giving you power and volume on the DTV remote, you will still need the Vizio for all other features.

We could not find an exact match, we think this code will work. (FROM DTV)

11758

Setup Instructions

  1. Set the "Mode Switch" to Device 1.(TV)
  2. Press and hold the "Mute" button and the "Select" button until the visible LED blinks twice.
  3. Enter the 5 digit Code above.
  4. Try your new code and tell us how it worked!

There is also a manual search mode that takes a bunch of pushes - I will provide instructions if needed

Thanks, John

Expert:  jjtv4 replied 1 year ago.

Found the search code procedure if above doesn't work.

If there is no setup code indicated for your product.

You may still find a setup code that works for your device by stepping through the library codes in your remote. The following instructions will help you do this.

StepNSet

  • Set the "Mode Switch" to the desired mode such as TV for a Television.
  • Press and hold the "Mute" button and the "Select" button until the visible LED blinks twice.
  • Enter the code "991" followed by the "device number"
    • 1 for Televisions
    • 2 for "AUX 1" devices - VCRs or DVDs
    • 3 for "AUX 2" devices - Audio
  • You can step through the setup codes for this mode by pressing the "Channel Up" key to go forward through the codes or pressing the "Channel Down" key to go back to the previous codes.
  • You can try out each code by pressing one or more function keys such as power, volume or digit keys.
  • When you've found the setup code that works for your device, press the "Select" key. Or you will loose it !
Expert:  jjtv4 replied 1 year ago.

I will be shutting down for the evening and will respond 1st thing AM CST - Thank you John

Expert:  jjtv4 replied 1 year ago.

Back online and awaiting your response, John