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ImageHow to watch LIVE TV on your tablet

To watch live TV channels on your tablet or mobile device, you need an HD DVR connected to your home broadband network.  Your device must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your HD DVR.

ImageFirst, install the DIRECTV App, if you haven't already done so. Installation is quick and easy. Once installation is complete, launch the app and proceed with the steps below:

Step 1

Within your home Wi-Fi network, launch the DIRECTV App. All the channels available for Live Streaming are listed in the Live TV Streaming module. Just tap any program to start watching. 

If you find that most of the programs in Live Streaming module are greyed out, your tablet is not joined to your home Internet network. Proceed to Step 2.
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Step 2

Tap the MAIN MENU icon on the upper left corner. Look next to "Receiver" at the bottom of the main menu. If you see "No Receiver," tap it and then follow the instructions to link your tablet to the HD DVR that's connected to your home network.

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Step 3

Once your tablet is connected to your home Internet network, go back to your home screen. All the programs in the Live TV Streaming module are now available to stream. Programs with a "Streaming +" icon are available to stream outside your home.
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