Watch DIRECTV on your computer

Learn how to stream your DIRECTV favorites online and which web browsers are supported.


Watch movies and shows online

With DIRECTV, you can watch your favorites online any time.

  1. Sign in to with your user ID and password.
  2. Select Watch Online to watch live TV. Guide displays your subscription channels.
  3. To browse titles, select On Demand or search by show, channel, network, or title.

Heads up: If you see an Activate now or Upgrade button after selecting a title, you don’t subscribe to the channel airing the selected program. Follow the on-screen prompts to subscribe or select another channel or title to watch.

Computer requirements

To watch DIRECTV online, your PC or Mac must meet the following requirements.

PC requirements - Windows 10, using the following browsers:

  • Google Chrome (version 68 or higher)
  • Microsoft Edge (version 79.0.309 or higher)

Mac requirements -
Mac OS 10.14.x (Mojave), plus one of the following browsers:

  • Safari® (version 13+ recommended)
  • Google Chrome (version 68 or higher)

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