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Watch, search, and record your favorite movies and shows, and turn your device into your remote control, with the DIRECTV app on your phone.

  1. ACCESS THE DIRECTV APP: From the home screen, swipe left then select the DIRECTV app.
    Note: Upon first access, you will be prompted to review the End User Acknowledgement, then select I Agree. If the app is not up to date, you will be prompted to update the DIRECTV app. Select UPDATE. When complete, select OPEN.
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  2. Enter your Login information, then select Sign in.
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  3. WATCH LIVE TELEVISION: Select Watch on Phone, then select Watch Live TV or select the desired show.
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  4. DTV QUICK REMOTE: Select Browse for TV, then select the Remote icon
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  5. BROWSE & RECORD PROGRAMS TO DVR: Select Record to DVR. You can also browse through programs on your phone by Channel or Date/Time by selecting the corresponding options.
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  6. SEARCH FOR SHOWS AND MOVIES: Select the Search bar, then enter the desired show or movie. Select the desired search result.
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  7. ADJUST SETTINGS: Select the Menu icon, then select Settings & Help.
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