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How to watch your recorded shows anywhere, anytime, with GenieGO

With GenieGO, you can sync your DVR playlist to your computer, tablet, or phone, and take your recorded shows with you wherever you go and watch them anywhere. Get GenieGO, Watch video

Here's what you need:

  • A DIRECTV HD DVR connected to your home broadband network
  • A wireless router
  • DIRECTV GenieGO device connected to the wireless router
  • PC, Mac, or tablet
Broadband Internet Connection
Connect your GenieGO to the Ethernet port on your wireless router.

Compatible Devices
GenieGO works with PC, Mac computers, iPhone®, iPod touch®, iPad® and Android mobile devices.

Here's how to take your recorded shows with you anywhere:

Step 1

Once you’ve made sure you have all of the above, install the GenieGO app on your PC, Mac, iPhone, iPod touch, or Android device.
Download the GenieGO app for PC
Download the GenieGO app for Mac
Download the GenieGO app for iPhone® and iPod touch®
Download the DIRECTV iPad® app

Step 2

Within your home Wi-Fi network, launch the GenieGO app on your PC, Mac, iPhone, or Android. You’ll be prompted to activate your device to be used with GenieGO and sign in with your directv.com online account.


Step 3

Once your device has been activated, you’ll see all of the shows and movies on your DVR playlist. You can filter this list with the Filter button.


Step 4

Select any show or movie.


Step 5

Click or tap Download. This starts the transfer of the movie or show to your device.


Step 6

Whenever you’re ready to watch, just select the title from the list on your device and click or tap Watch Now. You do not need an Internet connection to watch.


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