How do I get rid of 771 signal loss?

All you want to do is reset this device by unplugging it. After 15-30 seconds, plug the SWiM back in and check your tv display to see if there has been any change. By now, if your issue is caused by something other than interference with your satellite dish, you should get signal back.

What is a 771 satellite signal issue on DIRECTV?

Seeing error code 771 on your screen? That means your receiver isn’t getting our satellite’s signal. This can happen because of: Bad weather ‐ Heavy rain, hail, or snow can prevent your dish from communicating with our satellite.

How do I fix low resolution on DIRECTV?

Change your TV screen resolution

  1. Press INFO.
  2. Scroll with the right arrow to Audio/Video.
  3. Press the down arrow to Change Resolution & Format, then press SELECT to view the different screen formats.

Why am I not getting a satellite signal?

Check the weather outside: Signal interference can be caused due to heavy wind, a storm, or snow. The signal may return after the bad weather. Something could be blocking the signal to the satellite dish, check there is no building work or objects that could block the signal.

Why is DIRECTV low resolution?

It’s commonly caused by a broken wire, a dish that’s gone bad, or some sort of obstruction in front of the dish. Fixing error 771 usually involves making sure all cables are properly connected, possibly clearing trees or leaves from the satellite dish’s path, or replacing the dish.

How do I get my satellite signal back?

Unplug the receiver from your electrical power outlet. Leave it unplugged for 30 seconds and plug it back in. Allow the receiver to restart and re-acquire the signal.

How do I know if my LNB is bad?

LNBs can degrade over time, particularly in locations exposed to extreme weather conditions. Signs of a faulty LNB include missing satellite television channels, video pixelation, signal drop-out during heavy rain or the complete loss of signal.

How do I know if my LNB is working?

To troubleshoot an LNB, first you should visually check the device and then test the signal levels with a satellite signal meter.

  1. Switch off the satellite TV receiver and disconnect it from the main power supply outlet.
  2. Go to the location of the satellite dish with steps, a ladder or a raised platform.