Requirements for watching DIRECTV on a computer, tablet, or smartphone


A PC running Windows 8.1 with any of the web browsers below:

A PC running Windows 10 with any of the web browsers below:

Macintosh computer running Mac OS X 10.8.x (Yosemite) with the web browsers below:
 Safari (latest version)

The first time you attempt to stream on a computer you’ll be prompted to install a free DIRECTV Player. Learn more about DIRECTV Player


Compatible with iOS devices on versions 13 & above:

  • iPad® 5th Gen
  • iPad Air, iPad Air 2
  • iPad Mini 2, 3, 4
  • iPad Pro 9.7, 10.5, 12.9 1st Gen, 2nd Gen

Compatible with Android devices on OS versions 7.0 & above:

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0″
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1″
  • Google Nexus 7
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1″
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5”
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7”
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8”

Amazon tablets on OS 7.0 and above:

  • Kindle Fire HD & HDX (6th generation e-readers and later)

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iPhone® 4S or later, iPod touch® 5th generation running iOS 13 and later

Android devices running OS 7.0 and later:

  • Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Samsung Galaxy S3
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4
  • HTC One
  • LG G3
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Google Nexus 6

Download the free DIRECTV app to stream TV, browse what’s on DIRECTV, and set your home DVR while on-the-go. Download the app for your device here.

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