Get started on your Apple TV device
Ready to start watching DIRECTV on Apple TV? Make sure you have:
- Apple TV digital media extender (4th generation), Apple TV remote
- Wi-Fi® connection
- Active DIRECTV Satellite service
- HDMI cable
- HDTV or home theater with HDMI port
- iOS device (optional for automated setup)
Heads up: Get detailed setup info at Apple TV support.
Add the DIRECTV App
Make sure your device is running tvOS 10 or higher. Next:
- Search for DIRECTV App in the App Store.
- Select Get for free to install.
- If prompted, enter your Apple ID password.