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How to Program Directv Remote To LG TV

If you are using an LG TV and want to learn how to program a DirecTV remote to your LG TV, this post is for you. The DirecTV remote doubles as a universal remote control. This means that you can use the same remote for your TV, Soundbar, Cable box, game console. You can program up to four devices to your DirecTV remote control at a time. 

Before you complete the programming process, there are some things you need. First, you need the DirecTV remote codes for LG TV. Secondly, you need to figure out the type of DirecTV remote you have. The DirecTV remote control is of two types. The Genie remote and the universal remote control. Finally, you have to determine the best programming method to follow. 

There are two programming methods for programming DirecTV remote to LG TV. There is the On-screen pairing process and the manual pairing process. 

DirecTV Remote Codes For LG TV

  • 11423
  • 12424
  • 12834
  • 11265
  • 10017
  • 12864
  • 13941
  • 12358
  • 12731

Program DirecTV Remote To LG TV Using Manual Method

Step 1. Turn on the TV and your TV Receiver

Step 2. On your remote, set the ‘Mode Switch’

Step 3. Find and Press the ‘Mute’ and ‘Select’ buttons on your remote together. Hold both buttons down until the tiny LED light on the remote shows the green light two times. 

Step 4. Key in any of the codes listed above using the number buttons on your DirecTV remote control. 

Step 5. Press any of the function keys on the remote to test your TV. For instance, you can press the Volume button. If it works, means you got the process right. If not, repeat steps 2 to 5 again. 

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Step 6. Press and hold the ‘Mute’ and ‘Select’ buttons. Hold both buttons down until the tiny LED light on the remote shows the green light two times.

Step 7. Using the number buttons, type in the code ‘960’. The green light will flash two times again. 

Step 8. Finally, set the ‘Mode Switch’ to DirecTV. 

Program DirecTV Remote To LG TV Using On-Screen Pairing

Step 1. Press the ‘Menu’ button on your remote. 

Step 2. From the options, select ‘Settings and Help’ > ‘Remote Control>, ‘Program Remote’.

Step 3. Click on ‘TV’.

Step 4. Key in any of the remote codes listed above. 

Step 5. Follow the onscreen programming instructions to complete the process. 

Program Genie Remote To LG TV Using Manual Method

With these steps, you can program your genie remote to your LG TV with ease. 

Step 1. Hold your remote close to your Genie Mini or Genie DVR and press the ‘Select’ and ‘Mute’ buttons. Hold the buttons until the tiny LED light on your remote flashes the green light twice. 

Step 2. Key in the codes ‘961’ using the number buttons on your remote. 

Step 3. Press the ‘Channel UP’ button on your remote. After that, press the ‘Enter’ button. 

Step 4. Press ‘OK’, after you see this message on display ‘Your Remote is not Set up for RF.

Step 5. Turn on your LG TV.

Step 6. Press the ‘Menu’ option on your remote control. 

Step 7. Press the following ‘Settings and Help’ > ‘Settings’ > ‘Remote Control’ > ‘Program Remote’. 

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Step 8. Pick TV from the options of devices available. Finally, following the programming instructions on your TV screen to complete the process.

Program Genie Remote To LG TV Using On-Screen Pairing Method

Step 1. Hold your remote close to your Genie Mini or Genie DVR and press the ‘Select’ and ‘Enter’ buttons. Hold the buttons until the tiny LED light on your remote flashes the green light twice. You will see this on-screen message on your LG TV ‘Applying IF/RF Setup’.

Step 2. Turn on your LG TV. 

Step 3. Press the ‘Menu’ button on your remote. 

Step 4. Press the following ‘Settings and Help’ > ‘Settings’ > ‘Remote Control’ > ‘Program Remote’.

Step 8. Pick TV from the options of devices available. Finally, following the programming instructions on your TV screen to complete the process.

How to Reset DirecTV Remote

If your DirecTV remote control stops working after you’ve paired it to your LG TV, one option you have is to reset your remote. You reset the remote and complete the programming steps above again. Follow the steps below to complete the process. 

Step 1. Press the ‘Menu’ button on your remote. 

Step 2. Press the following ‘Settings and Help’ > ‘Settings’ > ‘Remote Control’ > ‘Reset Remote’.

Step 3. The reset program automatically completes. For some devices, you may need to enter the remote codes to complete the process. If you are required to enter codes, pick any of the codes listed earlier in this post. Key in the code using the number keys on your remote. 

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Method 2. Use this second method if the first method doesn’t work. 

Step 1. Press the following buttons ‘select’ and ‘menu’.

Step 2. Key in the following code using the number buttons on your remote, 981. The reset process will start automatically. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you program DirecTV remote without a receiver?

No. You need the DirecTV receiver to complete the programming process to your TV or any other device. 

Conclusion

The steps on how to program both the DirecTV universal remote and Genie remotes to an LG TV has been outlined in detail in this post. Please let us know if the steps worked for you in the comment section.