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Please note: DIRECTV no longer sells GenieGO devices online or over the phone.

GenieGO Quick Tip:
Stream Shows Instantly

GenieGO lets you stream a movie or a show from your HD DVR instantly on your laptop, tablet, or phone as you're recording it, anywhere you have a Wi-Fi connection.

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
Broadband Internet Connection
Connect your GenieGO to the Ethernet port on your wireless router.
Compatible Devices
DIRECTV GenieGO works with PC, Mac computers, Android or iPhone®, iPod touch®, and soon will be compatible with iPad®

Follow these steps to stream shows instantly:

Step 1

Set your HD DVR to record a LIVE movie or a show.

Step 2

Launch the GenieGO App on your laptop, tablet, or cell phone. (Make sure your device is connected to a Wi-Fi network.) If you don't have the app yet, download it here.

Step 3

Once your device has been activated, you'll see all of the shows and movies on your DVR playlist. Select any LIVE show or movie you are currently recording to your HD DVR.

Step 4

On the detail page, click or tap the Watch Now button and enjoy!

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