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ImageHow to watch LIVE TV on your computer on directv.com

To watch live TV channels on directv.com on your computer, you need an HD DVR connected to your home broadband network. Your computer must be joined to the same Wi-Fi network as your HD DVR. However, select channels are available to watch anywhere, over any Wi-Fi network.
Learn more about streaming channels inside and outside your home.

ImageFirst, install DIRECTV Player, if you haven't already done so. Installation is quick and easy. Once installation is complete, relaunch your web browser and proceed with the steps below:

Step 1

Click Guide in the main navigation. If you don't see Guide, click Watch DIRECTV in the navigation to reveal the entertainment menu.
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Step 2

If you're at home, click the Stream at Home link. If you're not at home, click the Stream Everywhere link.

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Step 3

You'll see a list of channels available for streaming. Click any title with a "Streaming" icon to start viewing. The "Streaming" icon with a "+" means the show is available for streaming outside your home.
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