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Direct Remote

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Direct Remote is a Wi-Fi remote control for your DirecTV receiver that allows you to control your receiver using your iPhone or iPod touch from anywhere on your Wi-Fi network. Now works with Genie C31 and C41 Client Receivers as well as RVU enabled TV sets! See notes below to check compatibility with your DirecTV system.

• Updated for iOS 9
• Control using gestures or a more traditional touch interface
• Quick tuning for up to 65 favorite channels
• Program guide for favorite channels
• Displays program information and name of the program you are watching
• Automatically discovers receivers on network
• Enables easy control in dark
• Allows control of every receiver on the network with one device
• Receiver can be hidden in a cabinet or another room
• Works with DirecTV receivers enabled for network control (see compatible models below)

*** Requires iOS 7.0 or higher.

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• Receiver must be connected to Wi-Fi network in order for this app to work. One way to check this is to push the right arrow on your remote control. If you have access to Internet connected apps, your receiver is connected to the network.
• Compatible models are HR34 (Genie), C31 (Genie Client), C41, HR20, HR21, R22, R23, HR24 and H21, H23, H24, H25 and all newer receivers. Also works with 3rd part RVU enable TV sets. You can verify your model by looking under the front panel door of your receiver.
• Controls DirecTV receiver only, will not control your TV or volume

If you have any questions prior to purchasing, feel free to contact me using the support link.