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How do I customize the DIRECTV On-Screen Guide to show only the channels I'm subscribed to?

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See only those channels you're subscribed to.

Your DIRECTV receiver displays by default all the channels DIRECTV offers in the program guide whether or not you subscribe to them. But you can actually limit the displayed channels to just those you subscribe to.

If you have an HD receiver or an HD DVR:

  • Press GUIDE on your remote then select All Channels
  • Press the YELLOW button on your remote to display the Guide Options menu
  • Select "Change Favorites List"
  • Select "Channels I get"

You'll now see only the channels you subscribe to. "Channels I get (fav)" should be displayed in the bottom left corner of the guide screen.

If you have a standard receiver or a DVR:

  • Press GUIDE on your remote
  • Press the YELLOW button on your remote to display the Guide Options menu
  • Select "Change Favorites List." You can set up one of the two custom lists to include channels you subscribe to. For this example let's use Custom list 1
  • Select "Setup Custom 1"
  • Press the right arrow to highlight "Add Channels I Get"
  • Press SELECT
  • Press the LEFT arrow twice. A message will pop up asking if you want to change the current favorites list to the custom list you just defined.
  • Select "Yes, change current"
  • Press GUIDE on your remote

The Guide will now display only the channels you subscribe to. "Custom 1" should be displayed in the bottom left corner of the guide screen.


NOTE: You must have a Standard receiver (model D10-100 and above), HD receiver (model H20 or above), Plus DVR (model R15 or higher) or Plus HD DVR (model HR20 and higher) to use this feature.

*To access DIRECTV HD programming, HD equipment required. Number of HD channels based on package selection. Limited movie titles available in 1080p. To view programs in 1080p, the following are required: a DIRECTV Plus HD DVR Receiver (model HR20 or later), an HDMI cable connecting the receiver and the television, and a high-definition 1080p24 television. Not all models are compatible.
   

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