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How do I fix my dish TV?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The directv 772 error code is a signal loss error code. It typically happens when there is a problem with the satellite dish or the signal is weak.

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1. Check all of the connections between the dish and the receiver

  1. Check the power connection between the dish and the receiver.
  2. Check the coaxial cable connection between the dish and the receiver.
  3. Check the digital audio connection between the dish and the receiver.
  4. Check the video connection between the dish and the receiver.

2. If you have a multiswitch, check to see if it is getting power

If you have a multiswitch, you will need to check to see if it is getting power in order to fix directv 772. To do this, you will need to turn on all of the switches that are connected to the multiswitch. Next, you will need to check to see if the multiswitch is getting power from the wall. If it is not getting power, then you will need to plug the multiswitch into an outlet and check to see if it is getting power from the outlet. If it is not getting power from the outlet, then you will need to check the multiswitch's power cord. If it is not getting power from the power cord, then you will need to replace the multiswitch's power cord.

3. If you have a Genie DVR, check to see if it is set to the correct input

  1. On the left hand side, under "System" find "Inputs"
  2. On the right hand side, under "Inputs", find "TV"
  3. Look for the TV that is being used for directv and make sure it is set to the correct input. If it is not, change it to the correct input.

4. Check the settings on your TV to make sure that it is set to receive a signal from your receiver

To check the settings on your TV to make sure that it is set to receive a signal from your receiver:

  1. Open the TV's menu.
  2. Select the "Settings" option.
  3. Select the "TV Signal" option.
  4. Make sure that the "Receiver" option is set to "On".
  5. If the "Receiver" option is not set to "On", set it to "On" and then re-check the TV signal.

5. If you are using an HDMI cable, check to see if it is plugged in to the correct input on your TV

  1. Verify that the HDMI cable is plugged into the correct input on your TV.
  2. Press the "Input" button on your TV to change the input.
  3. If you are using an HDMI cable, make sure that the HDMI cable is connected from the input on your TV to the input on your DVR.
  4. Press the "Video" button on your DVR to change the input.
  5. If you are using an HDMI cable, make sure that the "Audio Return Channel" is enabled on your TV.

6. If you have reset everything and you are still getting the 772 error, call DirecTV customer service

If you have reset everything and you are still getting the 772 error, call DirecTV customer service in order to fix directv 772.