Explore tips and features to make the most of your DIRECTV STREAM service.

Get started with DIRECTV STREAM

New to DIRECTV STREAM and want to get started? Follow these steps:

  1. Sign up and create an account Heads up! If you’re a returning customer and have forgotten your user ID and/or password, follow these steps here.
  2. Download the DIRECTV app.
  3. Now, stream and watch your favorite shows!
  4. Have issues? We can help. Find DIRECTV STREAM support.

Here are some tips to get you started on your entertainment journey and to quickly set you up to stream your favorites – almost anywhere!

Get more with DIRECTV STREAM

Watch Live TV – Access all your live channels by accessing the Guide on the top bar menu or pressing the Guide button your Gemini (DIRECTV) remote. Choose Watch Now to access the last fifteen channels you’ve enjoyed.

Customize Your Watch Experience – Pick your favorites and set your guide to only display what you want. You can also Bookmark titles to watch later. To find the shows and movies bookmarked as well as your DVR recordings, go to the My Library tab.

On Demand – Discover thousands of free shows and movies in the On Demand tab. Once it learns what you like, titles will be recommended for you.

Record with cloud DVR – Too busy to watch? Set your cloud DVR to record and watch when you want.

Get more support

Sign in for personalized support and device diagnostics or for additional info about streaming, managing your account, or fixing issues with the app, go to DIRECTV STREAM support.

In App Purchase (IAP) are now supported for Amazon and Roku through Fire TVs and Roku Players. Here’s how you can add the DIRECTV App.

Amazon Fire TV

  1. Press the Home button on your remote (if you are not already there).
  2. Select Find.
  3. Select Search and enter DIRECTV STREAM.
    • Navigate down to select DIRECTV STREAM (you should see it before you finish typing).
  4. Select the DIRECTV STREAM icon.
  5. Select Download to begin download.
  6. Once the app downloads, click Sign Up and follow the instructions.


  1. Press the Home button on your remote (if you are not already there)
  2. Press left on the directional pad to get to the left sidebar
  3. Select Search and enter DIRECTV STREAM
  4. Add Channel - Roku will download DIRECTV STREAM and add it to your home screen
  5. Once the app downloads, select Sign Up and follow the instructions

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