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DIRECTV Remote app for Android devices

The DIRECTV Remote app lets you control the DIRECTV HD receivers in your home that are connected to the Internet, right from your Android phone.


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Get the DIRECTV Remote app

The DIRECTV Remote app for Android lets you use your phone to change channels, pause, fast forward, rewind, and record all of your favorite shows, just like your DIRECT remote control. 

If you haven’t already done so, download the DIRECTV Remote app from Google Play.
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What’s included

  • The mini programming guide lets you preview programming on your phone and switch to your TV without interruption.
  • If you have more than one receiver, you can use the change receiver feature to change the one you want to control by tapping Settings > Receiver.
  • The incoming call feature appears when you receive an incoming call, and lets you pause programming when you receive a call and resume watching after your call. You can turn this option off in the Settings menu.
  • After downloading and installing the DIRECT Remote, notifications will appear when your phone is connected to the same network as your receiver. You can turn these notifications off in the Settings menu.
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Requirements

  • LG G6 Android device
  • Wi-Fi connection to your home network
  • DIRECTV Plus HD DVR (models R22, Genie, HR20 or higher), or an HD receiver (models C31 and higher)
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