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The DIRECTV App: your guide to entertainment freedom

The DIRECTV App is a great way to take your entertainment with you virtually anywhere you go. Simply download the App, at no extra cost, on your compatible devices to access your favorite content. The App comes with tons of features so you can take control of your viewing experience on your time, from wherever you are.1

Cool features you won’t want to miss

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Tap into plenty of cool features when you download the DIRECTV App:

  • Watch recorded shows and movies
  • Access thousands of titles with the On Demand library
  • Stream live TV
  • Schedule DVR recordings
  • Restart shows that have already started
  • View select shows that have aired in the last 72 hours2
  • Use your device as a remote control

Tips to make the most of your App features

Check out useful tips that will make your viewing experience more convenient!

Download your DIRECTV entertainment to your device (so you won’t have to use your data!)

  1. Download the DIRECTV App on your mobile device or tablet
  2. Select “Watch on iPhone (or whatever device you are using)”
  3. Tap “Watch your DVR” on the homepage
  4. Click “ON DVR” to view your DVR playlist
  5. Select a program then click “Download”
  6. Wait for the status bar to change to a play button so you know when the program is ready to be viewed

Use your device as your TV’s remote control

  1. Download the DIRECTV App on your mobile device or tablet
  2. Open the App and tap the remote icon in the upper-right-hand corner
  3. Select “remote”

Frequently asked questions about the DIRECTV App

What is the DIRECTV App?

The DIRECTV App is a mobile app that allows DIRECTV customers to watch recorded content and live TV on compatible devices.

What devices are supported by the DIRECTV App?

  • Apple products: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch (iOS 9 and above)
  • Android products: phone and tablet (OS 4.2 and above)
  • Kindle products: Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX (3rd generation and above)

Where can I download the App for my device?

The DIRECTV App can be downloaded at no extra charge on your connected devices.

  • Apple: iTunes App Store
  • Android: Google Play
  • Kindle: Amazon App Store

Does using the DIRECTV App use my data?

Using the DIRECTV App will use your cellular data unless you are connected to Wi-Fi or have previously downloaded your entertainment to your phone. You must have both DIRECTV and AT&T UNLIMITED &MoreSM to access unlimited data.3

Make the most of your downtime and enjoy the ultimate viewing experience when download DIRECTV App.


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