How to Reset Your DIRECTV Receiver and Router: Easy Steps

Learn how to reset your DIRECTV receiver and router with these step-by-step instructions. Follow them to fix any issues with your devices. #DIRECTV #router #reboot

To reset your DIRECTV receiver and router, follow these steps:

Reset DIRECTV Receiver:

  1. Locate the red reset button on your DIRECTV receiver. It can be found on the side of the receiver or inside the access card door[1].
  2. Press the red reset button and wait for your receiver to reboot[1].

Reset Router:

  1. Keep your router plugged in[2].
  2. Find your router’s reset button. This will be on the back or the bottom of your router[2].
  3. Use a paperclip to hold down the reset button for 30 seconds[2].
  4. Release the button and wait for the router to power back on[2].

If you only need to restart your devices instead of resetting them, follow these steps:

Restart DIRECTV Receiver:

  1. Unplug your DIRECTV receiver from the power source[3].
  2. Wait at least 30 seconds[3].
  3. Plug the receiver back in and wait for it to reboot[3].

Restart Router:

  1. Unplug your router and modem[3].
  2. Wait at least 30 seconds[3].
  3. Plug in the modem and wait at least 60 seconds[3].
  4. Plug in the router[3].

After rebooting or restarting your devices, check if the issue has been resolved. If not, you may need to contact DIRECTV customer support for further assistance[1]. Still. having trouble even after customer service? Read how to cancel DIRECTV and send back your DIRECTV equipment.


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