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Watch 4K Ultra HD shows and movies

Want to watch DIRECTV in 4K ultra-high-definition (HD)? Find out how.


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Access 4K Ultra HD

Let's get you set up to watch your favorite shows and movies in Ultra HD. Here's what to have handy:
  • A Genie® HD DVR (Model HR54 and above) connected to the internet
  • A 4K-compatible TV (like A DIRECTV® 4K Ready TV) connected to a 4K Genie Mini
  • DIRECTV Select or Mas Latino package and above
Want to make your DIRECTV 4K Ready TV the primary TV in your Whole Home network? Just connect the Genie HD DVR to a secondary 4K TV.

Heads up: 4K programs won't be available on the DIRECTV 4K Ready TV if it’s connected to the Genie HD DVR.
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Available 4K Ultra HD channels


  • Ch. 104 – 24/7 channel featuring shows, original series and documentaries
  • Ch. 105 – Live sporting events
  • Ch. 106 – Live sporting events
  • Ch. 107 – Pay Per View movies
  • Ch. 108 – Pay Per View movies
  • Ch. 1104 – 4K On Demand

4K events and recordings

Explore upcoming events on the 4K schedule. Or, search for and set up recordings for live 4K and Pay Per View shows at directv.com/entertainment.


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Find 4K Ultra HD movies

Use one of these search features to find movies in 4K.

Search & browse

  1. Go to Ch. 1102.
  2. Press MENU on your remote.
  3. Select Search.
  4. Choose 4K UHD Programs, then Movies.

Smart Search

  1. Press MENU on your remote.
  2. Select Search, then use Smart Search. Do one of the following to search:
    • Select the first letter of the movie you want to find.
    • Enter 4K as the search term to get a list of 4K movies. Results show up as soon as you enter the first letter.
  3. Select the movie with a 4K logo to go to the details page.
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