Watch, search, and record your favorite movies and shows, and turn your device into your remote control, with the DIRECTV app on your phone.
If your device does not have the DIRECTV app pre-installed, see the Download Apps & Games tutorial for further instruction on how to download. You must have an existing DIRECTV account or create one in order to use.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to:
• Access DIRECTV
• Watch live television
• Watch your DVR
• Use your phone as a remote
• Browse and record programs to DVR
• Search for a show or movie
• Edit your settings
1. Navigate to and select the DIRECTV app.
Note: The DIRECTV app is typically located in the Apps tray, AT&T folder or on the second home screen. Upon first access, you must read and review the End User Acknowledgement. Select I Agree to continue. You will then receive permission prompts. Select Allow to continue.
2. Enter your Login information, then select Sign In.
Note: Upon first access, you will be presented with a tutorial. Select Continue to proceed. If you do not have a DIRECTV account, select Create one to create a new account.
Select Watch on Phone, then select Watch Live TV or the desired show.
Swipe left or right from Watch Live TV, then select Watch Your DVR and follow the prompts.
Select Browse for TV, then select the Remote icon.
Select Record to DVR. You can also browse through programs on your phone by Channel or Date/Time by selecting the corresponding options.
Select the Search bar, then enter the desired show or movie. Select the desired search result.
Select the Menu icon, then select Settings & Help.
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