Connect your DIRECTV to the Internet
Here’s a quick video explaining how to unlock your entertainment experience by connecting your set-top-box to your existing home internet.
Only DIRECTV brings you SignalSaver™*
It’s easy to connect
Get the most out of your DIRECTV
Connect your DIRECTV Satellite HD DVR (model HR44 or later) to your existing Internet service for additional features.
^Available on 160+ most-watched channels (based on viewership). Requires HD DVR connected to high-speed internet. *Requires subscription to top-tier PREMIER programming. Other packages will have fewer shows and movies. †Features available on select channels/programs. Internet-connected HD DVR (model HR44 and later) required.
Press the Menu button on your remote
Select Internet Setup
Select Connect Now
Choose your wireless network and enter your password
Wait for the Set Up Complete screen
If you're reconnecting to the internet, you can select Reconnect Now. If your box was previously connected to the network but has since lost connection, you can click on "Restore Defaults".
You can also connect your HD DVR to the internet by connecting one end of an ethernet cable to the port on the back of the receiver, and the other end to the ethernet port on the back of the wireless router. Once connected to your network, you'll see the Internet Setup Successful screen.
What is DIRECTV SignalSaver?
DIRECTV SignalSaver is a feature that enables DIRECTV satellite customers to continue watching their TV programming in the event of a weak or lost satellite signal using the customer's internet-connected DIRECTV receiver. Available on 160+ most-watched channels (based on DIRECTV viewership). Requires HD DVR (model HR44 or later) connected to high-speed internet.