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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.




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). 

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.

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.
Last updated: April 30, 2021

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