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

All streamable channels are available to watch within your home Wi-Fi network. However, select channels are available to watch anywhere, over any Wi-Fi network.

See what you need to stream in and out of 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

Select Watch Online.

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Step 3

You'll see a list of channels available for streaming inside and outside your home. If you see a "Streaming" icon with a "+" next to the channel number, it means this channel is available for streaming outside your home.

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Step 4

Click any show that's currently on.
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Step 5

Click Watch. You’ll be prompted to sign in with your directv.com online account if you haven’t already done so.
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Step 6

Click Watch Live to start streaming.
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