Fix streaming issues for DIRECTV app on Google TV™ and Android TV™ OS devices
Having trouble streaming the DIRECTV app on your Google TV and Android TV OS devices? Try these quick tips.
ArticleINSTRUCTIONS & INFO

Network and Internet troubleshooting

Check your network connection

  1. In the left menu of the device, scroll up or down to highlight the Settings menu and select the center touchpad button.
  2. Scroll left or right to highlight the System menu and select the center touchpad button.
  3. Scroll up or down, highlighting the Network menu and select the center touchpad button.
  4. Having problems with your internet connection? Find out how to improve DIRECTV STREAM and solve connection errors.

If you continue to experience internet connectivity errors refer to your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for additional support.

Clear DIRECTV app cache and data
  1. Select Settings, then Apps, and then Manage Installed Apps.
  2. Choose the DIRECTV app.
  3. Select Clear cache and Clear data from the window that appears.

Installation
  1. In the top left of the menu on the home screen, scroll to and select the Search section.
  2. Enter “DIRECTV” using the center “directional” touchpad.
  3. The DIRECTV app will appear. Click Install.
  4. The DIRECTV app will download and install.
  5. To launch the app, select Open.

Remove and Re-install app from Device
  1. Select Profile (circle in upper right corner)
  2. Select Settings >>Apps>>See All Apps>> DIRECTV app >>Uninstall.
  3. Re-install the app as per instructions above under “Installation”.

Force Close the App
  1. In the top menu, scroll to and select Settings.
  2. Scroll to Apps.
  3. Select DIRECTV app.
  4. Scroll up or down, highlighting and selecting the App > Force Stop > Select.

Get more help for your Google TV and other Android TV OS devices

For more support on your Google TV and other Android TV OS devices, visit Android and Google TV Support center.

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