How to connect your HD DVR to your home Wi-Fi network with the Wireless DIRECTV CINEMA™ Connection Kit if you’re NOT “SWiM Connected” or if your Network status is “Not Connected.”

Proceed with the steps below or watch this video demo.


Plug one end of the power inserter into the Cinema Connection Kit (Wireless) device and the other into a surge protector (recommended) or an electrical outlet.


Connect one end of the included Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port of the Cinema Connection Kit (Wireless) device and the other end into the Ethernet port on the back your HD DVR. (If your receiver has two Ethernet ports, use the upper port, labeled ETHERNET 1.)


The POWER and Activity LEDs on the Cinema Connection Kit (Wireless) device light up. Wait for the Power LED to stop flashing.

You’re now ready to make a wireless connection to your Wi-Fi router. Please click here to proceed.

If you are familiar with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) and know that your wireless router is WPS-enabled, you can go here for steps to making a quick WPS connection to your wireless router.