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Set Device for Volume Control

The DISH remote defaults to controlling the TV's volume. This setting allows you to change the default to an auxiliary device. This will only work if the auxiliary device has been programmed to the remote.

Select Your Remote Type

Please select your remote to view remote-specific support steps.

Choose your user interface:

User Interface with accessibility features including text to speech
User Interface with limited accessibility features, not including text to speech

40.0 Remote

  1. Press the MENU button
    Menu button on the 40.0 remote
  2. Select Settings
    grid of menu options
  3. Select Remote Manager
    grid of menu options
  4. Select Volume
    listing of remote options
  5. Select your desired Control Volume For preference
    listing of volume preferences
  6. Select Save
    listing of volume preferences
  7. Press the VOLUME UP button to verify that the remote is controlling the proper device
    Volume Up button on 40.0 remote

40.0 Remote

  1. Press the MENU button
    Menu button on the 40.0 remote (first button in the second row of buttons)
  2. Select Settings
    grid of menu options (Use the remote control to move through the grid of menu options.)
  3. Select Remote Control
    grid of settings options (Use the remote control to move through the grid of menu options.)
  4. Select Volume & Mute Buttons
    list of remote control settings (Use the remote control to move up and down through the list of options.)

50.0 Remote

  1. Press the HOME button two times
    Home button on 50.0 remote (The Home button is the first button in the top row of four buttons.)
  2. Select Settings
    grid of menu options (Use the remote control to move through the grid of menu options.)
  3. Select Remote Control
    grid of settings options (Use the remote control to move through the grid of menu options.)
  4. Select Volume & Mute Buttons
    list of remote control settings (Use the remote control to move up and down through the list of options.)

52.0 Remote

  1. Press the HOME button two times
    Home button on 52.0 remote (first button in the top row of four buttons.)
  2. Select Settings
    grid of menu options (Use the remote control to move through the grid of menu options.)
  3. Select Remote Control
    grid of settings options (Use the remote control to move through the grid of menu options.)
  4. Select Volume & Mute Buttons
    list of remote control settings (Use the remote control to move up and down through the list of options.)

54.0 Remote

  1. Press the HOME button two times
    Home button on 54.0 remote (second button in the top row of three buttons)
  2. Select Settings
    grid of menu options (Use the remote control to move through the grid of menu options.)
  3. Select Remote Control
    grid of settings options (Use the remote control to move through the grid of menu options.)
  4. Select Volume & Mute Buttons
    list of remote control settings (Use the remote control to move up and down through the list of options.)