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How do I use my phone or tablet as a remote control?


Launch the DIRECTV App. If you don't have the DIRECTV app installed, download it now on your tablet or phone.

Please note: To use this feature your device must be joined to the same Wi-Fi network that your receiver is connected to.


Once the DIRECTV app is launched, tap Browse for TV.


Tap the Remote icon in the upper right corner.


Tap Remote Control. You'll have access to most of the button commands found on your DIRECTV remote control, as well as additional commands such as slow motion.


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