Locate the reset button. On most DIRECTV receivers, there is a small red button located inside the access card door. With others, the button is on the side of the receiver. Press the red button, then wait for your receiver to reboot. Note: To reset a Genie Mini you need to restart the main Genie too. via
How do I reboot my DIRECTV receiver? (video)
How do I refresh my DIRECTV service?
How long does it take DIRECTV to reboot?
After you press the button, the client should come back up within about 90 seconds. If that doesn't solve the problem, push the red button on your DVR or server. This is considered a full reboot because it disconnects all clients. Expect this process to take up to 10 minutes to complete. via
What happens if I reset my DIRECTV receiver?
This will reset a bunch of the default settings on your DVR but attempt to keep your recordings. This erases all your recordings, all your settings, and puts your receiver or DVR in the state it was when you got it. We recommend this option before sending a defective or unwanted device back to DIRECTV. via
How do I reboot my receiver?
How do I reset my DIRECTV remote control?
How do I reset my remote? To reset DIRECTV remotes to their default factory settings, press and hold the MUTE and SELECT buttons until the remote's light flashes three times. Then, enter 981 and press SELECT. The remote will flash four times to let you know it has been reset. via
How do I troubleshoot DIRECTV?
Unplug your receiver's power cord from the electrical outlet, wait 15 seconds, and plug it back in. Press the Power button on the front panel of your receiver. Wait for your receiver to reboot. via
How do I refresh my satellite receiver?
How often should I refresh my DIRECTV receiver?
The DIRECTV web site won't let you refresh a receiver more than once every five minutes, and it will create error flags if you do it more than three times a day. This could lead down the road to a call from DIRECTV support just to make sure everything is ok, and that would end up wasting everyone's time. via
How do I ReBoot my TV?
How do I reset my genie?
How do you fix your TV when it says no signal directv?
Unplug the receiver's power cord from the electrical outlet. Wait 15 seconds then plug it back in. Press Power on the front panel of your receiver and wait for your receiver to reboot. via
How do you unfreeze a DirecTV box?
Why do I have to keep resetting my DirecTV receiver?
Test the electrical outlet your receiver is plugged into by trying another device or appliance. If the appliance turns on and off, you may have a problem with the outlet. Plug your receiver into an outlet you know is working properly. Press the Power button on the front panel of your receiver. via