What's New

Thanks for using the DIRECTV app! We’re working hard to improve your experience! Here’s what’s new in this update.

•Bug Fixes
•Performance Enhancements

App Description

It’s your TV. Take it with you. Download the DIRECTV app, a companion to your DIRECTV service, and enjoy a world of entertainment. Watch Live TV and recorded shows, catch up on the latest movies and shows with On Demand, and schedule recordings on your DVR—no additional equipment needed, at no extra cost. Plus now stream DIRECTV data-free on AT&T.

**WATCH**
• Watch thousands of your favorite movies and shows, Live or On Demand
• New! Data Free TV lets you stream DIRECTV on your devices, anywhere—without using your data
(Requires eligible DIRECTV & AT&T data services. Excl. & restr. apply. Content varies and must be streamed through the DIRECTV App. Use subject to wireless service terms including those related to data speed. Streaming may not work at reduced speeds.)
• New! Stream or download your home DVR recordings to your devices. Watch anywhere—no internet connection required
• Enjoy the latest releases from premium channels you subscribe to like HBO®, Cinemax®, STARZ®, ENCORE®, and SHOWTIME®
• Switch screens! Watch your favorite show on one device then tap a button to send it to the big screen. And vice versa—send a show from your TV to your device and take your content with you!

**RECORD**
• Record your favorite movies and shows from anywhere!
• Content running long? Add extra time to your recording and don’t miss a second of your favorite content

**REQUIREMENTS**
• iPad® 2, iPad® Mini and iPad® Air running iOS 9 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
• DVR streaming and downloading requires Internet-connected Genie HD DVR model HR44 or higher and compatible mobile device. To download, must be in-home on same Wi-Fi network connected to DVR
• Data Free TV requires residential DIRECTV service and active AT&T postpaid data service on eligible device. App download, advertisements and non-streaming app activity may incur data usage
• 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
In rare instances, scheduled recording(s) may not be recognized. Only available on certain receivers.

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

For more information on the DIRECTV App, please visit: http://directv.com/appfaq

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 App by DIRECTV customers is subject to the DIRECTV Apps End User License Agreement and DIRECTV App Privacy Policy, both of which can be found at http://www.directv.com/DTVAPP/content/support/agreements_policies.

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
  • September 12, 2015 New version 4.2.06
  • September 24, 2015 New version 4.2.121
  • November 14, 2015 New version 4.3.009
  • March 24, 2016 New version 4.4.013
  • April 14, 2016 New version 4.4.015
  • April 21, 2016 New version 4.4.105
  • May 12, 2016 New version 4.4.200
  • June 17, 2016 New version 4.5.101
  • July 20, 2016 New version 4.6.009
  • September 07, 2016 New version 4.7.016
  • September 14, 2016 New version 4.7.102
  • December 08, 2016 New version 4.9.011
  • February 08, 2017 New version 4.9.401
  • March 20, 2017 New version 4.9.601

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