Fix: DirecTV Error Code 775

It is surely a nightmare for most of the users when they encounter DirecTV error code 775. When something goes wrong with the pictures of the TV, there are high chances of encountering error code 775.

Basically, it indicates that the receiver of the DirecTV has some communication problems with the satellite dish.

There are various reasons for hindering the connection between the DirecTV receiver and the satellite dish. It can be simply a loose connection between the cables.

Thankfully, you can fix the problem easily. Simply perform these troubleshooting methods properly and resolve the error code.

How to Resolve DirecTV Error Code 775?

Here, we have mentioned some of the effective methods to get rid of this situation.

Fix1: Check the Connections on the DirecTV Receiver

As we mentioned in the earlier section that the problem might appear due to the loose connection between the DirecTV receiver and the satellite dish.

Hence, the first thing that you need to do is to check the cable of the DirecTV and plug the cable properly. To do so, go through the steps mentioned in the section below.

  1. First of all, move back to the DirecTV receiver and then check each of the connections.
    Find out whether any loose connection is present or not. If you found, then remove the cable and plug it properly.
  2. Now, check the cable which connects the satellite and the DirecTV receiver. Remove the cable and plug it properly and securely.

Then, turn on the TV and check whether you are getting the same error code or not. Otherwise, move to the next section.

Fix 2: Check on the Swim Power Inserter

Swim Power Inserter can be connected with the power outlet. Most of the DirecTV users use this power inserter along with the satellite dish and the DirecTV receiver.

In case, the Swim power inserter is located in the same room with the DirecTV receiver, then you will encounter the problem.

On the other hand, if you use this inserter then, you need to make sure that it is properly connected to the power outlet and as a result, you will confront error code 775 on DirecTV.

To check that, follow the steps mentioned in the section below.

  1. At first, disconnect the Swim Power Inserter from the power outlet. And then wait for a few seconds.
  2. Now, again, plug the Swim power inserter in the Power outlet properly and turn it on. Also, ensure that everything is hooked up.

Once done, turn on the DirecTV and check the status of the error code.

Fix 3: Wait out the Storm

According to the users, sometimes if you are unable to watch TV and then the probable reason is error code 775. It might occur when there are issues with the DirecTV services or some natural occurrences like solar storm creating the interface.

So, if you get this error due to the solar storm interface, then you need to wait until the DirecTV services are back online.

Hopefully, when the DirecTV back online, you will no longer encounter the error code 775.

Maria Colombo
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