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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.

Step 2

Select Watch Online.


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.


Step 4

Click any show that's currently on.

Step 5

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

Step 6

Click Watch Live to start streaming.


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