What's New

Bug fixes

App Description

DIRECTV’s new iPad app. Now your favorite shows, movies and sports are just a tap away.
Available for customers in the USA only.

FEATURES
- Highly customizable remote control functionality right on your iPad.
- Browse and discover movies, shows and sports - without interrupting the show you are currently watching on TV.
- Set recordings or channel tune instantly, and access more information on shows, cast & crew, with parental ratings.
- Access sports scores and schedules and set your favorite teams.

HOME SCREEN (Customizable modules)
- What’s Hot – Displays the most popular shows, movies and sports people are watching on DIRECTV right now.
- Currently Watching – More information about the show you are watching now and suggestions for similar shows.
- Guide Favorites – List of favorite channels selected through the Guide.
- Channel Guide – Displays up to 14 days of upcoming shows for a selected channel.
- Favorite Channels – Create user preferred lists of channels (by category, his or her list, etc.)
- QuickTune – One-touch selection of your favorite channels by name or icon.
- News Channels – All the news channels in one module.
- Kids & Family – All the kids & family friendly channels in one module.
- Sports – Browse available sports events and scores by game or favorite teams.

DEDICATED TABS (Playlist, Guide, Movies and Sports)
- Organize and view all of your recorded content by poster or list view.
- View list of recorded content for each receiver.
- Search listings up to 14 days in advance by traditional grid view or selected channel.
- View show descriptions, Cast & Crew, Photos, Suggestions & Parental Information.
- Share your favorite shows with friends on Facebook and Twitter.
- Select shows from Facebook/Twitter that your friends are watching and instantly launch the DIRECTV app to see more information and set recordings.
- Change channels, set recordings and get more information.
- Customize the guide by favorite channels.
- View current sports matchups and scores by league, with the option to watch or record.
- Record On Demand Movies.
- Recording and remote control functionality is available to DIRECTV customers only.

REQUIREMENTS
- iPad® 2, iPad® Mini and iPad® Air running iOS 8 or later
- DIRECTV customers must have a residential home account registered on DIRECTV’s website to access the DIRECTV for Tablets.
- Watching select Live TV Streaming channels outside the home requires an active Wi-Fi or mobile network connection. For best performance, connect to a strong Wi-Fi signal.
- Available content is based on your current programming package and premium service. Not all content is available to stream at this time.
- Live TV Streaming in-home only channels and remote control requires a Wi-Fi connection to your home network and a DIRECTV Plus® HD DVR (models R22, and HR20 or higher) connected to a broadband Internet connection. Remote control also works with HD receivers (models H21, H23 or higher) connected to a broadband Internet connection.
- Scheduling a recording requires a Wi-Fi, or mobile network connection and a DIRECTV Plus® DVR or HD DVR.
- Receivers do not require phone or Internet connection to schedule a recording.

For complete details on technical requirements, please visit: https://support.directv.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3426/

For Tips, Tricks and Customer Support, please visit: http://forums.directv.com

This DIRECTV App features Nielsen’s proprietary measurement software which will allow you to contribute to
market research, like Nielsen’s TV Ratings. Please see the Nielsen Digital Measurement Privacy Policy at
http://www.nielsen.com/digitalprivacy for more information about this Nielsen measurement feature.

Use of the DIRECTV for iOS Application by DIRECTV customers is subject to DIRECTV's Customer Agreement and Privacy Policy (available at directv.com.)

iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • March 17, 2015 New version 4.0.2
  • March 10, 2015 New version 4.0.1
  • February 04, 2015 New version 3.3.6
  • December 20, 2014 New version 3.3.2
  • October 24, 2014 New version 3.2.3
  • September 20, 2014 New version 3.1.14
  • September 18, 2014 New version 3.1.13
  • September 11, 2014 New version 3.1.10
  • August 11, 2014 New version 3.0.2
  • April 19, 2014 New version 2.6.5
  • April 12, 2014 New version 2.6.4
  • April 04, 2014 New version 2.6.3
  • February 12, 2014 New version 2.4.5
  • December 20, 2013 New version 2.3.7
  • November 21, 2013 New version 2.2.8
  • October 22, 2013 New version 2.1.6
  • September 12, 2013 New version 2.0.15
  • August 21, 2013 New version 2.0.12
  • August 14, 2013 New version 2.0.6
  • May 29, 2013 New version 1.14.4
  • April 18, 2013 New version 1.12.2
  • March 27, 2013 New version 1.11.0
  • March 13, 2013 New version 1.10.5
  • January 11, 2013 New version 1.9.9
  • December 19, 2012 New version 1.9.8
  • September 13, 2012 New version 1.7.2
  • August 09, 2012 New version 1.6.6
  • March 22, 2012 New version 1.5.0
  • January 10, 2012 New version v1.3.9
  • December 15, 2011 New version 1.3.7
  • December 07, 2011 New version 1.3.6
  • November 16, 2011 New version 1.3.5
  • November 01, 2011 New version 1.3.4
  • October 27, 2011 New version 1.3.1
  • September 22, 2011 New version 1.2.6
  • August 24, 2011 New version 1.1.8
  • August 17, 2011 New version 1.1.7
  • July 22, 2011 Initial release
  • May 31, 2011 New version 1.1.5
  • March 11, 2011 New version 1.0.8

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