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Click a button on the remote below to see its functions, or get a list of all buttons with their functions.

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left and right sides of 50.0 Remote

 

Cool Features

Voice Commands

Take the guesswork out of navigating your Hopper system by using voice commands to find your programming, tune to channels, and more!

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.

Info/Help

Press and hold this handy button to get quick tips about the actions you can perform on any screen.

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 two AA batteries. Check out these instructions if you need help inserting batteries into your remote correctly.

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 50.0 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.

Power buttonTV Power buttonHome buttonApps buttonDVR buttonGuide buttonBack buttonOptions buttonInfo button1 2 3 buttonTouchpadSkip Back buttonPlay/Pause buttonSkip Forward buttonVolume Up buttonVolume Down buttonRecall buttonMute buttonChannel Up buttonChannel Down button
SAT input buttonTV input buttonAuxiliary input buttonInput buttonMicrophone buttonShortcut buttonBacklight button

Remote Button Functions

  • Cycle receiver power on/off
  • Cycle TV power on/off
  • Display the Home Screen (if pressed one time)
  • Display Menu (if pressed two times)
  • Display Diagnostics (if pressed three times)
  • Display the Apps menu (if pressed one time)
  • Display Recordings Menu (if pressed one time)
  • Display PrimeTime Anytime Recordings Menu (if pressed two times)
  • Display EPG (if pressed one time)
  • Access Guide Options (if pressed two times)
  • Return to the previous menu/screen (if pressed one time)
  • Access Live TV (if pressed and held)
  • Opens the Options menu (if pressed one time)
  • Display TV Activity Screen (if pressed twice on Live TV)
  • Access text search (if pressed while the microphone is in a listening state)
  • Display program info (if pressed one time)
  • Display on-screen help overlays (if pressed and held)
  • Displays the number pad in the touchpad
  • Allow selection to be made (if clicked)
  • Move highlight (Drag finger across touchpad)
  • Move highlight more quickly (Swipe finger across touchpad then lift finger)
  • Move highlight in a particular direction (Lightly tap on an edge of the touchpad)
  • Scroll cursor in particular direction (Tap and hold edge of touchpad (do not click))
  • Skip back 10 seconds (if pressed one time)
  • Skip back 10 frames (if paused)
  • Skip back 2 hours (if on Guide with "Enlarge Font" on)
  • Skip back 2.5 hours (if on Guide with "Enlarge Font" off)
  • Skip back 24 hours (if on Guide and held)
  • Rewind speed to 4x (if held)
  • Rewind speed to 15x (if pressed one time while rewinding)
  • Rewind speed to 60x (if pressed two times while rewinding)
  • Rewind speed to 300x (if pressed three times while rewinding)
  • Navigate through tabs (if on an applicable menu)
  • Pause/Play program (if pressed one time)
  • Resume playback (if paused)
  • Start playback (if on My Recordings)
  • Skip forward 10 seconds (if pressed one time)
  • Skip forward 10 frames (if paused)
  • Skip forward 2 hours (if on Guide with "Enlarge Font" on)
  • Skip forward 2.5 hours (if on Guide with "Enlarge Font" off)
  • Skip forward 24 hours (if on Guide and held)
  • Fast Forward speed to 4x (if held)
  • Fast Forward speed to 15x (if pressed one time while fast forwarding)
  • Fast Forward speed to 60x (if pressed two times while fast forwarding)
  • Fast Forward speed to 300x (if pressed three times while fast forwarding)
  • Navigate through tabs (if on an applicable menu)
  • Increase sound
  • Decrease sound
  • Moves a recording to trash (if pressed when on a recording selection on the Recordings menu)
  • Recovers a deleted recording from trash (if pressed when on a recording selection on the Trash menu)
  • Recalls to last channel watched (if "Tunes to Last Channel" is enabled)
  • Recalls to last channel watched and displays the Recall Banner (if "Both (Tunes and Shows Banner)" is enabled)
  • Displays Recall Banner (if "Shows Recall Banner" is enabled)
  • Cycles sound on/off
  • Changes the channel up one (if watching live TV)
  • Pages up (if on Guide or a menu)
  • Changes the channel down one (if watching live TV)
  • Pages down (if on Guide or a menu)
  • Put in SAT mode
  • Perform HDMI-CEC function (if enabled)
  • Put in TV mode
  • Put in AUX mode
  • Swap PiP windows (if in SAT mode, PiP is enabled, and "Swaps Main and PiP Windows" is enabled)
  • Swap to last channel, maintaining swap buffer (if in SAT mode and "Swaps to Last Channel" is enabled or if in SAT mode, PiP is disabled, and "Swaps Main and PiP Windows" is enabled)
  • Display Swap Banner (if in SAT mode and "Shows Swap Banner" is enabled)
  • Cycle through TV Inputs (if in TV mode)
  • Initiate voice commands (if pressed and held)
  • Record programming
  • Backlights the remote buttons (if pressed one time)