Follow these easy steps to set your DVR remotely using the DIRECTV app:
- Launch the DIRECTV app on your smartphone or tablet. If you don’t have the DIRECTV app installed, download it here.
- Select Browse for TV.
- From the main menu, select Movies, TV Shows, Networks, or Guide and choose a program. If you know what you want to record, you can search for it by name.
- On the next screen, select Record. If you selected a series, you will have the option to either record a single episode or record the entire series.
- Select the DVR you want to record to and select Record to confirm.