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What is the Restart feature and how do I use it?

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Tuned in late? "Restart" is a cool HD DVR feature that lets you restart shows that are already in progress with just one click - all you need is an Internet-connected receiver.* It will become available two minutes into the program. Please note: “restarted” shows cannot be fast-forwarded or recorded.

5 Star Max
A&E
AXS TV
AUDIENCE™ Network
BET
Bloomberg
Bravo
Cartoon Network East
Cinemax
CMT
CNBC
CNN
Comedy Central
Cooking Channel
Crime & Investigation
DIY
E!
Encore East
Food Network
FYI
Galavision
Golf
H2
Hallmark
HBO Comedy East
HBO East
HBO Family East
HBO Signature East
HD Net Movies
HGTV
History
HLN
Lifetime
Lifetime Movie Network
Max West
More Max
Movie Max
MSNBC
MTV
MTV2
NBC Sports Network
Nickelodeon East
Nick Jr.
Ovation
OWN
Palladia
QVC
Starz Comedy
Starz Edge
Starz In Black
Starz West
Shorts HD
Showtime East
Smithsonian Channel
Sony Movie Channel
Spike
Starz East
Syfy
TBS
TCM
The Movie Channel East
Thriller Max
TNT
Travel Channel
truTV
TV Land
TWC Deportes
TWC SportsNet
UniMas
Univision East
USA
VH1

Ready to give it a try? Please follow these steps:

Step 1

Press GUIDE on your remote control, and select any show with a curved arrow.

Step 2

You'll see a prompt telling you to press the REWIND button to start the show at the beginning. Press it, and enjoy!

Learn about DIRECTV’s 72 Hour Rewind feature here.



*You'll need an HD DVR (model HR24), Genie (models HR34 and above), Genie Mini, or a Wireless Genie Mini to access this feature. Your receiver must be connected to the Internet.

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