setting up the mobile remote - DirecTV

Hello, when i try to set up my andriod to use as a remote for controlling my direct tv reciever it asks me for the reveiver ip address. I know the menu steps to find the ip address but when i enter the address and validate it does not accept it as a valid ip address. How do i correct this?

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