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What are the DIRECTV TV Apps and how do I access
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DIRECTV's FREE HD TV Apps are interactive features that let you do all of the below without missing a second of what you're watching on TV. Just press the RIGHT arrow button on your remote to do the following:

  • Weather: Check the weather. Choose up to five different cities.
    Even get yesterday's results for games you missed, and see upcoming game schedules up to 7 days in advance.
  • ScoreGuide: Get up-to-the-minute sports scores, standings and schedules for all major sports, including college conferences.
    Even get yesterday's results for games you missed, and see upcoming game schedules up to 7 days in advance.
  • What’s Hot: Discover new shows by checking out what’s trending on DIRECTV.
  • Fantasy Football: Stay on top of your NFL.com Fantasy Football league.

To access TV Apps just press the RIGHT arrow on your remote. And then use your UP and DOWN arrows to highlight the one you want and press SELECT. To exit a TV App, just press EXIT or BACK on your remote.

Requirements: TV Apps require a Genie (model HR34 and later, model C31 and later) or a DIRECTV HD DVR receiver (model HR21 and later) or DIRECTV HD Receiver (model H21 and later) and Internet connection. The receiver must be connected to the Internet.

Troubleshooting tip: If you’re having difficulty accessing TV Apps, first check that you have the correct receiver type and confirm that your broadband connection is working. Next, press EXIT on your remote to clear any onscreen elements and press the right arrow again. Graphics may take up to 30 seconds to load depending on your broadband connection.

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