Get DIRECTV app on Google TV™ and other Android TV™ OS devices

Learn how to get the DIRECTV app to watch on your Google TV and other Android TV OS devices.
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Ready to start watching? Make sure you have:

  • Compatible Google TV and other Android TV OS devices
    • Google and Android TV devices upgraded to software version 9+
    • Chromecast on OS 1.56.275994+
    • Phones and Tablets running Android version 7.1+
    • Fire Tablets running 7+ Fire OS
    • Amazon Fire TV and Fire Stick 2nd Gen or higher
    • Amazon Fire TV Edition Smart TV 2nd Gen or higher
    • Amazon Fire TV Cube
  • Wi-Fi® connection
  • Google Account
  • DIRECTV STREAM account
  • DIRECTV app

For detailed info about setting up your Google TV or other Android TV OS devices, visit Android TV and Google TV Support center.

Add the DIRECTV app

Once you have set up your Google TV or Android TV OS device and connect it to the internet, add the DIRECTV app:

On Google TV, navigate to "search" or simply press the Google Assistant button on the remote, then follow the below instructions. On Android TV OS devices, follow the below steps or use the search functionality to bypass the Google Play Store.

  1. Visit the Google Play Store
  2. Search DIRECTV
  3. Select Get to install the DIRECTV app.
  4. Select Open to start the app.

Make sure you have your DIRECTV STREAM credentials ready so you can sign in.

Important:  Accessing the DIRECTV app on your Google TV/Android TV OS devices will also be limited to your home Wi-Fi network.

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