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How do I set my DVR from my phone or tablet with the DIRECTV app?


Follow these easy steps to set your DVR remotely using the DIRECTV app*:

Step 1

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

Step 2

Select Browse for TV.

Step 3

Select Movies, TV Shows, Networks, or Guide from the main menu and tap on a program. If you know what you want to record, just tap Search and type in the name of the program.

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."

*Note: Remote DVR scheduling requires a compatible computer or mobile device and one of the following receiver models: R15 or later; HR20 or later; and the TiVo series 2 receivers with 6.4a software. Remote DVR scheduling does not require the DIRECTV app to be on the same network as the receiver.

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