Watch TV on the DIRECTV App

Get your entertainment through the DIRECTV App for smartphones and tablets. Watch live TV or shows and movies on demand.

ArticleINSTRUCTIONS & INFO

From your mobile device

Stream live or recorded shows while at home or on-the-go with the DIRECTV App. Sign in with your directv.com (or myAT&T, if applicable) user ID and password to watch live TV, access more than 65,000 shows and movies on demand, and access your DVR playlist.

If the App crashes or you experience issues, check for recent updates and restart your device.

Watch TV or stream shows

Launch the app and sign in to start watching. Choose from the following areas:

  • Watch Now – Defaults to the last channel watched. Browse the carousels for channels, programs, and events.
  • My Library – Access your DVR Recordings, review Bookmarks.
  • On Demand – Browse by network, movie or show title.
  • Guide – Access your program guide for live TV. Tap the heart next to a channel to add as a Favorite. You can sort your guide alphabetically or numerically.
  • Search – Search by title, channel, keyword, or person.

Heads up: Be sure to connect your device to the same Wi-Fi as your DVR receiver.

Access your DVR Recordings

  1. Be sure you’re connected to a Wi-Fi® network and make sure your show has finished recording.
  2. Open the DIRECTV App and select My Library.
  3. Choose a title from your playlist.


Quick tip: Select REC to record a title. If applicable, you can select All or New Episodes – then, Record This Series.