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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.

52.0 Remote
left side of 52.0 Remote

Cool Features

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.

HDMI/CEC

This helpful feature allows you to turn on your receiver and TV, as well as tune to the correct input all with a single button! See how to enable HDMI-CEC.

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 52.0 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.

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SAT TV AUX Input

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)
  • Access Apps Banner (if on live TV)
  • Minimize Apps Menu to Apps Banner (if on Apps Menu or in an applicable app)
  • 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)
  • Access applicable Options menu (if pressed one time)
  • Display TV Activity Screen (if pressed twice on Live TV)
  • Display program info (if pressed one time)
  • Display on-screen help overlays (if pressed and held)
  • Left one
  • Right one
  • Up one
  • Down one
  • Select highlighted option
  • Display program banner (if pressed on live TV)
  • 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)
  • Start playback (if on Recordings menu)
  • Resume playback (if paused)
  • Pause (if watching live TV or a recording)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Input alphanumeric values
  • Delete a single entry
  • Selects an inputted channel number
  • Put in SAT mode
  • Perform HDMI-CEC function (if enabled)
  • Put in TV mode
  • Put in AUX mode
  • Swap Picture in Picture windows (if in SAT mode, P.i.P. is enabled, and "Swaps Main and P.i.P. 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, P.i.P. is disabled, and "Swaps Main and P.i.P. Windows" is enabled)
  • Display Swap Banner (if in SAT mode and "Shows Swap Banner" is enabled)
  • Cycle through TV Inputs (if in TV mode)