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The ultimate video experience is just a tap away with the DIRECTV App for Android.The latest version now lets you watch AUDIENCE Network™ and other select channels anywhere, inside or outside your home. Plus get instant access to hit entertainment on demand from HBO®, Cinemax®, STARZ®, and Encore®, plus the latest DIRECTV CINEMA movies and more, whenever and wherever you want—at home or on the go. .
Limited programming available. Additional charges may apply.
Available for customers in the USA only.

- Now watch movies and shows on demand at home or on the go from HBO®, Cinemax®, Starz®, Encore®, and more.
- Set your DVR to record your favorite shows from anywhere.
- Browse programs without interrupting what you are currently watching on TV.
- Get program descriptions, cast & crew info, photos, recommendations & parental ratings.

- Watch thousands of your favorite shows and movies on demand right on your Android phone.
- Tap “Live TV” to see a list of channels available to watch on your phone within your home and select channels inside or outside your home.
- Set parental controls, and enjoy peace of mind over what your children are watching.

- Browse and discover thousands of On Demand titles.
- Search for DIRECTV CINEMA movies based on categories.
- Search for any television show up to 14 days in advance, view top picks of the week, and sort by programs you can watch on your Android phone.

- Record shows by a single episode or entire series to any DIRECTV DVR in your home.
- Add additional time to the start or end of a recording request or select to manually record a channel for a specific amount of time.
- Set recordings for DIRECTV CINEMA movies to watch on your home TV any time. Order movies and events without your receiver connected to a phone line.

- Share your favorite shows with friends on Facebook and Twitter.
- Quickly get info and set recordings for DIRECTV shows your friends on Facebook & Twitter posted.
- Browse the top shows and movies people are currently talking about and set your DVR to record.

- Manage your account.
- Instant access to Mobile Answer Center link for FAQs.
- Browsing functionality is available to everyone.
- Recording functionality is available to DIRECTV customers with a DVR only.

- Compatible with most Android phones running 2.2 or later.
- DIRECTV customers must have a residential home account registered on the DIRECTV website to watch On Demand content and access recording functionality.
- Watching On Demand content requires an active Wi-Fi or 3G 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 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.
-- Scheduling a recording requires a Wi-Fi, or 3G/4G Internet connection and a DIRECTV Plus® DVR or HD DVR. Receivers do not require phone or Internet connection to schedule a recording.

- On Demand scheduling requires a DIRECTV Plus® HD DVR (model HR20 or later or R22) connected to the Internet.

- Tips, Tricks and Customer Support are available on the DIRECTV website

Use of the DIRECTV iPhone Application by DIRECTV customers is subject to DIRECTV's Customer Agreement and Privacy Policy (available on the DIRECTV website).

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Recently changed in this version

We’ve made discovering new movies and TV shows even easier. Now you’ll see the hottest titles at the top of your screen—just tap to watch or record! Plus additional performance enhancements and bug fixes.

Support for Lollipop coming soon.

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  • (66 stars)

    by Kayty Robertson on 25/11/2014

    Love love love this app I can watch all my shows

  • (66 stars)

    by Dave Gonzalez on 25/11/2014

    Does not stream after upgrading to lollipop. Before that, as others have mentioned, the streaming from outside of home is extremely limited, and for channels that are available, the service is unreliable. Needs a lot of work. Kind of embarrassing but even the Time Warner cable app worked a little better than this.

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    by Bobby Gutzman on 25/11/2014


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    by John Zavala on 25/11/2014

    Works great but wish it had ESPN and additional networks.

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    by Jennifer Adams on 25/11/2014


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    by Aimee Stanworth on 25/11/2014

    I can not get any of my local stations live or my recordings can only play live streaming which doesn't have most of my shows. Directv needs to step up before they lose us.