40.0 Remote Control

Cool Features

Remote Finder

Can't find your remote? Don't panic! Simply press the Locate Remote button on the front panel of your receiver.

Limited Mode

Prevent navigating to the wrong input for watching DISH programming on your TV by enabling Limited Mode.


This helpful feature allows you to turn on your receiver and TV, as well as tune to the correct input all with a single button! See how to enable HDMI-CEC.

Customizable Remote Commands

If you can't find a code that will allow your DISH remote to control your device, or if commands are not working as expected, you can teach your remote commands.

Top Questions

Why won't my remote change the volume on my TV?


Your remote may not be programmed to control functions on your TV. Check out these step-by-step instructions to pair your remote to your TV or another device.

Why won't my remote work with my DISH receiver?


Often, this problem is due to dead batteries, or a remote or receiver error. Follow these steps to resolve your remote control issue.


What type of batteries does my remote take?


Your remote takes four AAA batteries.


Want to know more?

Visit our remote control how-to pages for step-by-step instructions for programming your remote, tuning to the correct channel/input for watching DISH programming, and more!


Check out the 40.0 remote control setup guide for additional information on your remote.


Need assistance with your receiver? Look to the receiver support pages for helpful info.


Troubleshoot issues with your equipment online.