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54.0 Remote Control

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

54.0 Remote
left side of 54.0 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.

Personalize Your Remote

With customizable buttons, you can turn closed captioning on and off, launch Netflix®, turn on Picture-in-Picture (PiP), record a program, and more, with just one click.

Let There Be Light

Too dark to see the buttons on your remote? Activate the backlighting on your remote by simply picking it up, moving it, or shaking it gently in a dark room.

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 54.0 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 button DVR button Home button Guide button Options button Microphone button Back button Info button Left arrow Right arrow Up arrow Down arrow Select button Skip Back Play/Pause Skip Forward Volume Up Volume Down Recall Mute Channel Up Channel Down Number Pad Number Pad 0 Customizable Button 1 Customizable Button 2

SAT TV AUX Input

 

Remote Button Functions

Power Button

  • Cycle power on/off

DVR Button

  • Display Recordings Menu (if pressed one time)
  • Display PrimeTime Anytime Recordings Menu (if pressed two times)

Home Button

  • Display the Home Screen (if pressed one time)
  • Display Menu (if pressed two times)
  • Display Diagnostics (if pressed three times)

Guide Button

  • Display Program Guide (if pressed one time)
  • Access Guide Options (if pressed two times)

Options Button

  • Access applicable Options menu (if pressed one time)
  • Display Accessibility Settings (if pressed twice on Live TV)

Microphone Button

  • Initiate voice commands (if pressed and held)

Back/Live TV Button

  • Return to the previous menu/screen (if pressed one time)
  • Access Live TV (if pressed and held)

Info/Help Button

  • Display program info (if pressed one time)
  • Display on-screen help overlays (if pressed and held)

Left Button

  • Left one

Right Button

  • Right one

Up Button

  • Up one

Down Button

  • Down one

Select Button

  • Select highlighted option
  • Display program banner showing recording and playback options (if pressed on live TV)

Skip Back Button

  • 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 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)

Play/Pause Button

  • Start playback (if on Recordings menu)
  • Resume playback (if paused)
  • Pause (if watching live TV or a recording)

Skip Forward Button

  • 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 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)

Volume + Button

  • Increase sound

Volume - Button

  • Decrease sound

Recall Button

  • Moves a recording to the trash (if pressed when on a recording selection on the Recordings menu)
  • Recovers a deleted recording from the 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)

Mute Button

  • Cycles sound on/off

Channel Up Button

  • Changes the channel up one (if watching live TV)
  • Pages up (if on Guide or a menu)

Channel Down Button

  • Changes the channel down one (if watching live TV)
  • Pages down (if on Guide or a menu)

Number Pad

  • Input alphanumeric values

Customizable Button

  • Programmable button

SAT Button

  • Put in SAT mode
  • Perform HDMI-CEC function (if enabled)

TV Button

  • Put in TV mode

AUX Button

  • Put in AUX mode

Input Button

  • 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)