What's New

- Bug fixes and stability enhancements.

App Description

We’ve packed a world of entertainment in one little app. Watch live TV, catch up on the latest movies On Demand, or enjoy the shows you recorded to your DVR Playlist. With the DIRECTV app, your favorite entertainment always goes where you go. Read on for more info.

We’ve made tons of awesome changes recently. Here are some crowd favorites:

WATCH
• Watch thousands of your favorite movies and shows, live or on Demand
• Enjoy the latest releases on DIRECTV CINEMA and buzz-worthy entertainment from top premium channels like HBO®, Cinemax®, STARZ®, ENCORE®, and SHOWTIME®
• With GenieGO, you can enjoy your recorded shows anytime, anywhere. You can also download your recordings to your device and watch them when you’re off the grid
• Start watching an On Demand program on one device, pause, then continue watching on any other device
• Binge watch with ease. When you finish watching an episode of a show, the next episode will start playing automatically
• Start watching a show on your device, then tap to send it to your big screen. And vice versa—send it from your TV to your mobile device

BROWSE
• Get quick access to your favorite entertainment right from your app homescreen. Customize it to only show what you like, for example “Live TV Streaming” or “Popular in Your Area”
• Make wise decisions with detailed program descriptions, cast & crew info, photos, recommendations, and parental ratings
• Tap the new “Free” filter to browse the movies and shows that don’t require extra payment

RECORD
• Set your DVR to record movies and shows from anywhere. You can record a single episode of a show or an entire series with just one tap
• Add more time to the start or end of your recording request so you won’t miss a second of the action—even if your program runs overtime

CONTROL
• Use your mobile device to pause, play, and rewind the program that’s playing on your TV
• Set parental controls and enjoy peace of mind over what your kids are watching

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

  • May 31, 2011 New version 1.1.5
  • March 11, 2011 New version 1.0.8
  • July 22, 2011 Initial release
  • August 17, 2011 New version 1.1.7
  • August 24, 2011 New version 1.1.8
  • September 22, 2011 New version 1.2.6
  • October 27, 2011 New version 1.3.1
  • November 01, 2011 New version 1.3.4
  • November 16, 2011 New version 1.3.5
  • December 07, 2011 New version 1.3.6
  • December 15, 2011 New version 1.3.7
  • January 10, 2012 New version v1.3.9
  • March 22, 2012 New version 1.5.0
  • August 09, 2012 New version 1.6.6
  • September 13, 2012 New version 1.7.2
  • December 19, 2012 New version 1.9.8
  • January 11, 2013 New version 1.9.9
  • March 13, 2013 New version 1.10.5
  • March 27, 2013 New version 1.11.0
  • April 18, 2013 New version 1.12.2
  • May 29, 2013 New version 1.14.4
  • August 14, 2013 New version 2.0.6
  • August 21, 2013 New version 2.0.12
  • September 12, 2013 New version 2.0.15
  • October 22, 2013 New version 2.1.6
  • November 21, 2013 New version 2.2.8
  • December 20, 2013 New version 2.3.7
  • February 12, 2014 New version 2.4.5
  • April 04, 2014 New version 2.6.3
  • April 12, 2014 New version 2.6.4
  • April 19, 2014 New version 2.6.5
  • August 11, 2014 New version 3.0.2
  • September 11, 2014 New version 3.1.10
  • September 18, 2014 New version 3.1.13
  • September 20, 2014 New version 3.1.14
  • October 24, 2014 New version 3.2.3
  • December 20, 2014 New version 3.3.2
  • February 04, 2015 New version 3.3.6
  • March 10, 2015 New version 4.0.1
  • March 17, 2015 New version 4.0.2
  • July 10, 2015 New version 4.1.10
  • August 09, 2015 New version 4.2.04
  • August 14, 2015 New version 4.2.05

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