Watch DIRECTV before your installation

As soon as you complete your DIRECTV order, you’ll be able to stream live and On Demand content from the channels included in your package on any device.


Watch DIRECTV immediately

Ready to catch the latest episode of your favorite show before your DIRECTV service is even installed? You can stream content on your computer, smartphone, or tablet.

Watch DIRECTV on your computer

Stream DIRECTV content from the DIRECTV entertainment site to your Mac or PC:
  1. Sign in to DIRECTV entertainment with your ID.
  2. Select Watch Online.
  3. Browse available DIRECTV programming and make your selection.

Watch DIRECTV on a device

You can also watch DIRECTV on a smartphone or tablet.
  1. Sign in to the DIRECTV app.
  2. Select Watch on Phone/Tablet.
  3. Browse the guide and make your selection.

You should also download the DIRECTV app from iTunes or Google. The DIRECTV app brings you thousands of movies and shows, including new releases on DIRECTV CINEMA and premium channels like HBO, Cinemax, SHOWTIME, and more.

Device requirements for the DIRECTV app include:
  • iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch (iOS 11 and above)
  • Android Phone and Android Tablet (OS 5.0 and above)
  • Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX (4th generation and above)

Note: Your access to streaming content before your installation date will remain active for 14 days. If your receivers are not installed within that period of time, your access will be suspended until DIRECTV is installed. Additionally, please note that you will not be able to record shows or order Pay Per View programming.