Explore tips and features to help make the most of your DIRECTV STREAM service.


Get started with DIRECTV STREAM

New to DIRECTV STREAM and need some help to get started? Follow these steps:
  1. Sign Up and Create an account
    • If you haven’t already signed up to DIRECTV STREAM go here to sign up.
    • If you have already signed up look out for an email from DIRECTV Welcome.
    • Didn’t get the DIRECTV Welcome email? Simply go here to register your account
    Heads up! If you’re a returning customer and have forgotten your user ID and/or password, follow these steps here.
  2. Download the DIRECTV app. Follow the steps here to download the app.
  3. Connect your DIRECTV STREAM device. Follow the steps to learn how to set up your DIRECTV STREAM device & remote.
  4. Now, stream and watch your favorite shows!
  5. Have issues? We can help. Go to DIRECTV STREAM support here.
Here are some tips to get you started on your entertainment journey and to quickly set you up to stream your favorites – almost anywhere!

Get more with your DIRECTV STREAM

Watch Live TV – Access all your live channels by accessing the Guide on the top bar menu or pressing the Guide button your DIRECTV STREAM remote. Choose Watch Now to access the last fifteen channels you’ve enjoyed.

Customize Your Watch Experience – Pick your favorites and set your guide to only display what you want. You can also Bookmark titles to watch later. To find the shows and movies bookmarked as well as your DVR recordings, go to the My Library tab.

On Demand – Discover thousands of free shows and movies in the On Demand tab. Once it learns what you like, titles will be recommended for you.

Record with cloud DVR – Too busy to watch? Set your cloud DVR to record and watch when you want.

Get more support

Sign in for personalized support and device diagnostics or for additional info about streaming, managing your account, or fixing issues with the app, go to DIRECTV STREAM support.

DIRECTV now supports In App Purchase (IAP) for Amazon and Roku through Fire TVs and Roku Players. Here’s how you can add the DIRECTV STREAM app.

Amazon Fire TV
  1. Press the Home button on your remote (if you are not already there).
  2. Select Find.
  3. Select Search and enter DIRECTV STREAM.
    • Navigate down to select DIRECTV STREAM (you should see it before you finish typing).
  4. Select the DIRECTV STREAM icon.
  5. Select Download.
    • Fire TV will now download the app.
  6. Once the app downloads, click Sign Up and follow the instructions.

  1. Press the Home button on your remote (if you are not already there)
  2. Press left on the directional pad to get to the left sidebar
  3. Select Search and enter in DIRECTV STREAM
  4. Add Channel
    • Roku will now download DIRECTV STREAM and add it to your home screen
  5. Once the app downloads, click Sign Up and follow the instructions