Enjoy thousands of movies and shows with the DIRECTV App, including new releases on DIRECTV CINEMA®
and premium channels like HBO®
, and more. Get the app free from the App Store
or Google Play
to get started.Register your mobile device to your receiver
If you have a Genie HD DVR (HR44 or later), you can register your mobile device to your receiver(s) to stream live channels and access your DVR playlist. To register, make sure your mobile device is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your receiver and:
- Open the DIRECTV App on your device.
- Select Watch on phone/tablet (or applicable device).
- Select Watch Your DVR.
- Choose the My Downloads tab.
- On the registration page, select Get Started and follow the prompts.
Tip: If you have trouble registering your device, confirm access to external devices on your receiver. Go to Settings > Whole-Home > External Device > External Access > Allow
Don’t have a Genie HR44? No worries! Learn more about Genie DVR options
What you need to run the DIRECTV App
|Smartphones, tablets & connected devices |
|Apple||iOS 11 and later|
|Android||OS 5.0 and later|
- Kindle Fire HD
- Kindle Fire HDX
|4th generation e-reader and above|
|Samsung Gear Watch||N/A|
Data charges may apply.