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
**CONTROL** • Use your mobile device to pause, play, and rewind the program that’s playing on your TV • When you want to find a show, just speak up. Voice search can help you find exactly what you're looking for. You can even set it to display results on your TV • Set parental controls and enjoy peace of mind over what your kids are watching
**REQUIREMENTS** • Android phone running OS 5.0 or later • DIRECTV customers must have a Residential Home account registered on DIRECTV's website to access the DIRECTV app for tablets • Watching On Demand or select Live TV Streaming channels outside the home requires an active Wi-Fi or 3G/4G Internet 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 DIRECTV & AT&T Mobility postpaid data service or an eligible prepaid monthly plan. 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
Permissions Required by App read sensitive log data Allows the app to read from the system's various log files. This allows it to discover general information about what you are doing with the device, potentially including personal or private information. approximate location (network-based) Allows the app to get your approximate location. This location is derived by location services using network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine approximately where you are. precise location (GPS and network-based) Allows the app to get your precise location using the Global Positioning System (GPS) or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power. access USB storage filesystem Allows the app to mount and unmount filesystems for removable storage. read the contents of your USB storage Allows the app to read the contents of your USB storage. modify or delete the contents of your USB storage Allows the app to write to the USB storage. record audio Allows the app to record audio with the microphone. This permission allows the app to record audio at any time without your confirmation. view Wi-Fi connections Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices. read phone status and identity Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call. view network connections Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected. pair with Bluetooth devices Allows the app to view the configuration of Bluetooth on the device, and to make and accept connections with paired devices. send sticky broadcast Allows the app to send sticky broadcasts, which remain after the broadcast ends. Excessive use may make the device slow or unstable by causing it to use too much memory. connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks. full network access Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet. close other apps Allows the app to end background processes of other apps. This may cause other apps to stop running. run at startup Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the device and allow the app to slow down the overall device by always running. control vibration Allows the app to control the vibrator. prevent device from sleeping Allows the app to prevent the device from going to sleep. receive data from Internet Allows apps to accept cloud to device messages sent by the app's service. Using this service will incur data usage. Malicious apps could cause excess data usage. Broadcast data messages to apps. Can broadcast data messages received from the Internet to apps registered to listen for them.