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What do I need to watch DIRECTV on my laptop, tablet, or phone?

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Laptops:

You will need the following:

A PC running Windows XP SP3, Windows 7, or Windows 8.1 with any of the web browsers below:
Firefox 17 or above
Internet Explorer 9 or
10 (32-bit) or 11
Please note: DIRECTV video streaming does not work on any 64-bit version of Internet Explorer.
Chrome 35 or above
Macintosh computer running Mac OS X 10.6.x (Snow Leopard), Mac OS X 10.7.x (Lion), or Mac OS X 10.8.x (Mountain Lion) with any of the web browsers below:
Firefox 17 or above
Safari 6 or above
Chrome 35 or above


You will also need the following FREE software.


Tablets:

iPad® 2, iPad® Mini and iPad® Air (iOS 8 or higher required, first generation iPad not supported)

Android tablets running OS 4.2 - 5.x (device and screen size):

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0"
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1"
  • Google Nexus 7
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1"
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5”
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7”
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8”

Kindle Tablets:

  • Kindle Fire HD

You’ll need the FREE DIRECTV Tablet App. This app lets you stream videos anywhere, watch live TV in your home (with an HD DVR connected to the Internet), record to your DVR from anywhere, and use your tablet as a remote control for your DIRECTV receiver.
Download the app for your device here .

Please note: Although DIRECTV is now part of the AT&T family, DIRECTV programming is not accessible via the AT&T app. If you're a DIRECTV customer, please continue using the DIRECTV app to enjoy DIRECTV movies and shows. To add DIRECTV to your AT&T account, please call 1-800-288-2020.


Learn how to order and watch movies and shows on your tablet.


Cell phones:

iPhone® 4S or later, iPod touch® 5th generation running iOS 8 and later

Android devices running OS 4.2 - 5.x:

  • Samsung Galaxy S5**
  • Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Samsung Galaxy S3
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3**
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4
  • HTC One
  • LG G3
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Google Nexus 6

**Not supported by GenieGO


You’ll need the FREE DIRECTV App. This app also allows you to stream videos anywhere, browse what’s on DIRECTV, and set your home DVR from anywhere. Download the app for your device here.

Please note: Although DIRECTV is now part of the AT&T family, DIRECTV programming is not accessible via the AT&T app. If you're a DIRECTV customer, please continue using the DIRECTV app to enjoy DIRECTV movies and shows. To add DIRECTV to your AT&T account, please call 1-800-288-2020.

Learn how to watch movies and shows on your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

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