Use the Locast app on DIRECTV receivers to watch local channels

Locast is a free app available on internet-connected receivers (HR34 and above) that lets you stream your local channels in the following markets:

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Boston, MA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Dallas, TX
  • Denver, CO
  • Detroit, MI
  • Houston, TX
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Miami, FL
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • New York, NY
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Rapid City, SD
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Scranton, PA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Sioux City, IA
  • Sioux Falls, SD
  • Tampa, FL
  • Washington D.C.
  • West Palm Beach, FL

To launch the Locast app, follow these steps:

  1. Using your DIRECTV remote, press the Right arrow to open apps and scroll to Locast. (Available in select markets only)
  2. One-time activation code appears on screen – go to locast.org/login to register.
  3. Select Create Account and follow the prompts.
  4. After login, select Activate to enter the six-digit code from your TV screen to complete activation.
  5. Choose a channel to watch from the Locast Guide.

Tip: Press EXIT on your remote to exit the app. DVR recording not available in the Locast app.