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How Do I Program Genie Remote Without a Genie?

I recently moved and lost my remotes to my 3 H24 receivers. All the installer had was these new genie junk remotes. He did not know how to program them to control the TV power/volume without a stupid Genie present and I'm not finding any instructions online on how to program them. Does anyone know how to program the genie remote to control the TV volume/power without a genie to program it with? If not can DirecTV send me some new remotes for free? The website is showing $25 each and I need 3 of them (RF models as the receivers are "supposed" to be behind the wall mounted TV's for a clean look, have them hanging below them right now so the genie remote IR works)

 

I've been a customer since the USSB says in the late 90's and have only witnessed DirecTV go downhill since the AT&T takeover. I can't even get DVR service without paying $200 each for HD-DVR's on top of the nearly $180 we pay a month because I do not want the genie junk. With the current economy I am spending more and more hours at work and miss just about everything I'd want to watch not having a DVR. I'm basic throwing away $180 a month to watch morning news at this point.

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ACE - Expert

Re: How Do I Program Genie Remote Without a Genie?

For RF you have to get RC6XR remotes, the RC7X remotes will not work in RF with the H24 receivers. You can get them online cheaper.

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DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW TO PROGRAM A GENIE REMOTE TO CONTROL TV POWER/VOLUME WITHOUT A GENIE TO PROGRAM IT WITH?

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ACE - Expert

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@BigDish101 wrote:

DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW TO PROGRAM A GENIE REMOTE TO CONTROL TV POWER/VOLUME WITHOUT A GENIE TO PROGRAM IT WITH?


Nope.  Genie remotes (RC7x) are not designed to be programmed with older equipment (H2x, HR2x).  Get RC6x remotes. They're cheap on Amazon.

 

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Are you saying they can not be programmed manually via the buttons either? If not I guess I might as well throw them away. 

 

Actually I just remembered. I stayed in a hotel that had these new remotes with commercial H25 receivers and the remote did work for the TV volume and power. So either they have a Genie in the building somewhere to program them with OR there really is a way to manually program them...

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What brand TV is it. You will need the manual codes which I have Smiley Happy and as far as every one saying it's not compatible they are wrong they work just fine.

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Wrong. 

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Samsung.

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Teacher

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Hold mute+select until the green light blinks twice, press 1 ( give slight pause green light should blink twice again) then enter 2051

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Teacher

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Did that work for you?

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If you have the basic protection plan on the account call dtv for u to get free remote control. If u dont have that its $25 a piece. You should get rc66rx remote its compatible with (H2x, HR2x) for it to be programmed to tv and receiver functions.

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@beywithyou12 wrote:

If you have the basic protection plan on the account call dtv for u to get free remote control. If u dont have that its $25 a piece. You should get rc66rx remote its compatible with (H2x, HR2x) for it to be programmed to tv and receiver functions.


Much cheaper on Amazon.

 

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