Please note: On Demand video streaming is currently available on iPad. Coming soon to Android tablets.
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Watch shows and movies on your tablet.
Enjoy thousands of shows and movies instantly on your tablet anytime, anywhere, including your favorite entertainment from HBO®, Cinemax®, Showtime®, STARZ®, and Encore®. Plus watch hundreds of the latest movie releases from DIRECTV CINEMA™. After you've installed the DIRECTV App, go to directv.com/watchonline to browse movies and shows.
Turn your tablet into a portable TV. Watch your favorite channels anywhere in your home. You can even watch select channels, including AUDIENCE Network™, inside or outside your home. A dedicated module on your screen shows you the channels you can tune in to. Just tap and watch. It won't interrupt what's playing on any of your TVs. See list of available channels.
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Discover the best in TV entertainment.
Finding what to watch has never been this easy. See listings of movies and sports in dedicated modules. See what’s playing now on your favorite channels or view a complete 14-day guide.
Customize your entertainment.
Personalize the DIRECTV™ Tablet App by choosing the channels you watch most. You can also choose the teams and sports you want to follow. You can even control what modules you want the app to show.
Control your TV.
Use your tablet as a remote control. You'll love pausing, rewinding, fast-forwarding, recording, and more, all with a simple tap. The DIRECTV™ Tablet App also gives you some features not included in your regular remote control.
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Watch select channels LIVE on your tablet anywhere, inside or outside your home
Stream AXS TV, beIN Sports, Shorts HD, Sony Movie Channel, and DIRECTV's exclusive AUDIENCE Network™, live on your tablet anywhere you have an Internet connection, at home or on the go.
If you're interrupted while watching a movie or show, the Resume feature lets you resume where you left off when you return to your video.
Set your DVR from anywhere
You can use the DIRECTV™ Tablet App to schedule recordings on your DVR from anywhere, not just in your home.
Access your DVR playlist
You’re just one tap away from all the recordings you have on your DVR playlist.
Get detailed show info
See descriptions, upcoming showings, cast & crew, parental info, similar shows, and photos.
Get tips and answers
You can get handy tips on how to get the most from the tablet app, as well as quick answers to your questions.
Just tap the question mark on the top-right.
Choose your HD DVR
You can use the tablet app with any HD DVR in your home that’s connected to the Internet.
Customize your settings.
Tap the gear icon on the top right to change your settings for the app so that it works just the way you want it to.
Browse kids & family channels
Looking for a show for the entire family? You can find all the family-friendly channels together in a single module on your home screen.
Set Parental Controls
You control what you see on your tablet. Just tap the gear icon on the top-right of the screen to access Parental Controls.
You can block channels from live streaming, as well as set rating limits for movies and TV shows and hide adult content.
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At a Glance
Watch shows and movies on your iPad®
Watch live TV on your iPad®
Create lists of your favorite channels
Browse movies on one screen
Track your favorite teams with real-time scores
Control your TV with a tap
Get detailed show info
Record shows to your DVR
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Limited programming available. Additional charges may apply. Functionality varies by compatible device. Only select networks corresponding to your package selection are available to stream on demand. Additional charges may apply. All functions and programming subject to change at any time. Visit directv.com/everywhere for complete details. iPhone, iPad and Mac are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
^Requirements & restrictions: Browsing, watching live TV, recording and remote control functionality are available to DIRECTV customers only. DIRECTV customers must have a residential home account registered on directv.com to access application. Recording requires at a minimum a Wi-Fi, Edge or 3G network connection to run. In rare instances, scheduled recording(s) may not be recognized. Remote scheduling and live TV requires DIRECTV PLUS DVR (models R15, R16, R22), DIRECTV PLUS HD DVR (models HR20, HR21, HR22, HR23, HR24) or TiVo® Series 2 receivers with 6.4a software. Receivers do not require phone or broadband connection to schedule a recording. Remote control and live TV require a Wi-Fi connection to your home network. Remote control and live TV require DIRECTV PLUS HD DVR (models HR20, HR21, HR22, HR23, HR24), DIRECTV PLUS DVR model R22, or DIRECTV HD Receiver (models H21, H23, H24, H25) connected to your home broadband Internet Network. Available for customers in the USA only. Additional Details
DIRECTV is continuing to add more TV channels to stream live to your iPad®. Here is a list of channels that you can stream live today.