Add premium channels and packages

You can make changes to your DIRECTV package anytime. Choose from HBO Max, SHOWTIME, Sports Pack, NFL SUNDAY TICKET, and more.

ArticleINSTRUCTIONS & INFO

Add premium options online

Access your online account to make changes:

  1. Go to My Programming.
  2. Select Activate Now next to the premium channel or package you want to add.
  3. Confirm your selection and enjoy.

 Tip: To change your main subscription package, select Change Package.

Add premium channels via text message

  1. Using the phone number connected to your DIRECTV account, text a message to 223322.
  2. Enter any of these examples in the text message to get started:
  • HBO or HBO Max
  • STARZ
  • SHOWTIME
  • CINEMAX
  • EPIX
  • SPORTS – for NFL SUNDAY TICKET, NBA LEAGUE PASS, NHL CENTER ICE, MLB EXTRA INNINGS
  1. Follow the prompts to confirm your activation.

Note: To remove a premium channel, please use the chat option at the bottom of the page for assistance.