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How do I set my DVR from my cell phone with the DIRECTV Phone App?


Follow these easy steps to set your DVR remotely using the DIRECTV Phone App:

Step 1

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

Step 2

If you know what you want to record, just tap Search and type in the name of the show. You can also browse shows by Channel or by Date & Time.

Step 3

Tap any show and select "On TV".

Step 4

On the next screen, tap "Record". If you selected a series, you will have the option to either record a single episode or record the entire series.

Step 5

Select the DVR you want to record to and tap "Record".

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