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Explore the Genie HD DVR and Genie mini

Find out what you get with a Genie HD DVR, how to use it, and how to get a new receiver or replace the one you have.

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Enjoy the features of your Genie HD DVR

Watch your favorites live or play recordings in any room with a Genie HD DVR and a Genie Mini. Say goodbye to recording conflicts and missed shows. Now you can record up to 5 shows at once. Connect up to 8 Genie Minis on other TVs in your home and record shows.

With the Genie, you can:
  • Watch live or recorded shows on up to 4 TVs at the same time. Start watching a program in one room and finish in another.
  • Store up to 200 hours of HD recordings.
  • Use Genie Recommends for show suggestions based on what you watch.
  • Get advanced sports options including SportsMix, Game Finder, and Fantasy Stats.
  • Watch 2 channels at the same time with Picture-in-Picture.
For full features and functionality, download the Genie User Guide (PDF, 7MB). 
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How to get the Genie DVR

Don't have DIRECTV yet?
Choose Get DIRECTV to see what's available in your area and add items to your cart. Then, select a Genie HD DVR and Genie Mini for each TV.

Already have DIRECTV?
To upgrade to Genie DVR or add a Genie Mini to another TV:
  1. Sign in to myAT&T.
  2. Choose My DIRECTV.
  3. Select Manage package & equipment to review your equipment options.
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Already have Genie DVR?

Here are two articles to help you get started.

Program your Genie remote - Learn how to program your remote to control your TV and audio devices.

Troubleshoot issues with your Genie DVR - Solve a warning or error message and load a DVR playlist.
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