Watch TV on the DIRECTV App

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

From your mobile or connected device

Stream live or recorded shows while at home or on-the-go with the DIRECTV App. Sign in with your user ID and password to watch live TV, access more than 80,000 shows and movies on demand, and access your DVR playlist.

Be sure to connect your device to the same Wi-fi network as your receiver. 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 options:

  • Watch Now – Defaults to the last channel watched. Browse the carousels for channels, programs, and events.
  • My Library – Access purchased movies, 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.

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