Programming Dish Remote Codes for Samsung TV

You’ve just bought a new Samsung TV and, of course, you want to use your Dish Network to watch movies and news. The bad news is that the Dish remote won’t work with Samsung TVs currently without a little help. But we have some ways which you can try to use your Dish TV Remote.

Programming Dish Remote Codes for Samsung TV

Here we present a detailed guide on Programming Dish Remote Codes for Samsung TV. We’ll also provide a list of codes that would work with most Samsung TVs.

Programming Dish Remote Codes for Samsung TV

There are a few reasons why you should program your Dish remote for your Samsung TV. Most important thing will it’ll make your life a hell lot easier you don’t have to use various remotes to control your dish or your TV.


How to Find Your Dish Remote Codes for Samsung TV

To program your Dish remote to work on Samsung TV we’ll require codes, so we can pair the remote to the TV the codes can be found on the back of the Remote or on the manual of the TV also you can check online for the codes.

Next, find the matching series of numbers and symbols on the Dish Network website or in the Dish Network Remote Codes booklet.

Finally, enter these codes into your Dish Network remote by pressing and holding the SETUP button until all four buttons light up. This method should help in Programming Dish Remote Codes at Home.

How to Program Your Dish Remote for Your Samsung TV

Now you have found the codes for your TV and the Dish remote let’s pair them up.

To do this, you’ll need to know the brand code for Samsung TV. This code is usually found on the back of your Samsung TV, near the power cord, or in the user manual booklet. Once you have the code, follow these steps:

  1. Turn on your Samsung TV and change the input on DishTV.
  2. Turn on your remote and press the mode button for 5 seconds and input 990 on the remote pad.
  3. Input the code for Samsung TV into the remote pad.
  4. Press and hold the POWER button on your Dish remote for three seconds until the light blinks to save your settings.

How to Program Your Dish Remote for Samsung TV With Automatic Code Search

As a universal remote, your Dish remote has the functions to control the volume channel as well as to turn on and off the TV which is kind of useful as it declutters the remotes and you can use one remote to control your dish and TV.

  1. To program your Dish remote to control your Samsung TV, firstly we need Samsung TV codes which can be found in the booklet or on online forums.
  2. To use the automatic code search function, you will need to be in front of your Samsung TV. Point the Dish remote at your Samsung TV and press and hold the POWER button. The DISH LED on the Dish remote will start blinking. When the DISH LED stops blinking, release the POWER button.
  3. The Dish remote will now start searching for the code for your Samsung TV. When it finds the code, or you input it manually, the DISH LED will blink twice. The Samsung TV code is now programmed into your Dish remote.

How to Troubleshoot if Your Dish Remote Doesn’t Work With Your Samsung TV

If you are not able to connect your Dish remote to your Samsung TV, there are a few things that you can try to enable linking of both devices.

First, check to make sure that the batteries in your remote have some juice. If they have, then try resetting your Dish receiver. To do this, unplug the power cord from the back of the receiver, wait for 60 seconds, then plug it back in. It’ll soft reboot the receiver.

If that doesn’t work, you can try reprogramming your Dish remote to work with your Samsung TV. To do this, you’ll need to know the model number of your TV. Once you have that, go to the Dish website and enter it into the Remote Finder tool. This will give you a list of codes to try.

Start by turning on your TV and pointing the Dish remote at it. Then, press and hold the button on the remote that says “TV” until the red light at the top of the remote comes on. Enter the first code from the list into the remote and press “Enter.” If the light blinks three times, that means it’s not the correct code. Move on to the next code on the list and repeat the process until you find one that works.

Do check our in-depth comparison between Samsung 7&8 series.


Do I need to know my TV’s model number to program my remote?

Yes, to pair your remote to the TV you must know the model number and manufacturing date as well as TV series, so you can download the codes for your TV and connect your remote easily.

What if I have more than one Samsung TV? Do I need to program my remote for each TV?

No, your Dish Network remote will work with both of your Samsung TVs by programming it with only one of your Samsung TVs because of the similar codes.


We hope that you were able to program your Dish remote for your Samsung TV by following our steps in no time. Whether you have old model or newer model, these steps will work for all.