Question about RCA DIRECTV Satellite Remote Control
I have 2 different RCA Directv universal remotes (one gray, one black/red) and a Philco/Magnavox TV. I know how to use the remotes to select and control different devices.
When I program either remote for the TV with the Automatic Search method or directly with code 1235, the remote can control the TV but the remote is no longer able to control the Directv receiver. I can not program the aux to control the receiver either.
If I reset the remote (by removing the batteries and holding the "1" key), the remote can again control the receiver, but of course it can not control the TV.
Am I missing something? Is there a way around this problem, or is it simply a case of "defective by design"? It is hard to understand why this should happen, particularly when automatic search mode is used!
PS - Using one RCA remote for the TV and the other for the receiver is not an OK answer 8-).
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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 Locate the DIRECTV Receiver's brand and model number
(on the back or bottom panel) and write it in the
 Enter the 5-digit code for your DIRECTV Receiver
 Power on the DIRECTV Receiver
 Move the slide switch to DIRECTV icon
 Press and hold in the MUTE and SELECT keys until the
green light under the DIRECTV icon flashes twice and
then release both keys.
 Using the number keys enter the 5-digit code. If performed
correctly the green light under the DIRECTV icon
will flash twice.
 Aim the remote at your DIRECTV Receiver and press
that the power key once. The DIRECTV Receiver should
turn off. If it does not turn off, repeat steps 3 and 4, trying
each code for your brand until you find the correct
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