How do I order additional programming via text message?

You can order premium networks, sports packages, DIRECTV CINEMA movies, Pay Per View sports events, and adult programming via a simple text message anytime.

To complete your purchase, you may receive up to 6 SMS text messages. Standard text message and data rates apply.

 

To order a DIRECTV CINEMA movie or a sports event, such as MMA or a boxing

STEP 1
Text MOVIE or EVENT to 223322.

STEP 2
Text us the name of the movie or event you want to watch. If you’re not sure, text 2 for a list of movies or text 3 for a list of sporting events.

STEP 3
Once you get the list, text back the appropriate code for the title you want to order.

STEP 4
Text the code again to confirm your purchase – and enjoy!

 

To order an adult program

STEP 1
Text AE to 223322.

STEP 2
Text us the channel number your program’s on. For your convenience, titles are not displayed.

STEP 3
Text Y to confirm you’re over the age of 18.

STEP 4
Text us the appropriate code for the program you want to watch.

STEP 5
Text us the code again to confirm your purchase and you’re done!

 

To activate a premium network, such as HBO, SHOWTIME, STARZ or Cinemax

STEP 1
Text any of the network codes below to 223322.

HBO® code: HBO
STARZ® Super Pack code: STARZ
SHOWTIME® UNLIMITED code: SHOWTIME
Cinemax® code: CINEMAX
SPORTS PACK code: SPORTS PACK
DIRECTV® MOVIES EXTRA PACK: MOVIES EXTRA PACK

STEP 2
Text us the code again to confirm activation and you’re done!

 

To activate a sports package, such as NFL SUNDAY TICKET, MLB Extra Innings, etc

STEP 1
Text SPORTS to 223322.

STEP 2
Text us the name of the sports package you want to activate.

STEP 3
Text us the appropriate code to confirm activation and you’re done!