Will any remote work with DISH?

If you’re looking to replace a DISH remote quickly and easily, a traditional universal remote can work well. DISH Network receivers utilize an infrared (IR) frequency of 57 kHz, which is on the higher end of power output for IR remotes.

Does DISH have a remote for elderly?

Dish Network has integrated its voice remote technology with senior care service provider Independa’s AnyTV Companion product, enabling customers to control their TV and healthcare services through the sound of their voice.

What do you do when your DISH remote won’t work?

Hopper Family

  1. Are you using the correct remote for this room?
  2. Press the SAT button.
  3. Access System Info.
  4. Link the remote to your DISH receiver.
  5. Make sure the batteries are fresh.
  6. Reset the batteries.
  7. Check the remote antenna on the back of your DISH receiver.
  8. Reset your DISH receiver.

How do I program my old DISH remote to my receiver?

Program Remote

  1. On the front panel of your receiver, press the SYSTEM INFO button. (Buttons are behind the door on the right side of the front of the receiver)
  2. On the front of your remote, press the SAT button.
  3. Press the RECORD button.
  4. Select Done.

How do I program my Dish Network remote without a receiver?

Press and hold the button on the DISH remote that corresponds to the device you want to program (TV, DVD, or AUX). After about 10 seconds, you should see all four Mode buttons light up. When they do, release the button and it will start blinking. Press and release the Power button on the DISH remote.

How do I replace my dish remote?

To order a replacement or an additional remote for DISH® TV, call DISH customer service:

  1. Residential customers: 1.888. 742.0239.
  2. Business customers: 1.800. 454.0843.

How do I replace my DISH remote?

How do you reset DISH remote receiver?

How to Reset a Dish Network Receiver

  1. Turn the receiver on. Press the “Menu” button on the remote control. On the next screen, scroll to the “System Setup” selection and select it.
  2. Choose the “Factory Defaults” selection on the following screen. This willl be number six on the menu.

How do you program a dish remote without the code?


  1. First press “Home” button on your DISH remote twice.
  2. Select “Settings” and then “Remote Control” from on-screen menu.
  3. Use on-screen menu to select any device you want to pair.
  4. Tap the “Pairing Wizard” option from the menu.

How do I program an old DISH remote?