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DirecTV iPhone App is Now Live on Appstore

Best iPhone appsNever miss an episode of your favorite shows. DIRECTV’s free iPhone application turns your iPhone or iPod touch into the easiest, fastest, most convenient way to find any program and set your home DVR — no matter where you are. An entire universe of DIRECTV entertainment is now just a tap away. Download and start exploring today!

DirecTV customers will need to be running a DirecTV Plus DVR, DirecTV Plus HD DVR or TiVo Series 2 DVR with 6.4a software in order to take advantage of the DirecTV iPhone application, but chances are you’re already using one of the required DVR boxes anyway. Users will also want to setup their online accounts before using the iPhone app.


  • Search for any television show up to 14 days in advance
  • Browse programs by channel or date & time
  • Get program information instantly, including description, length and rating
  • Record a single episode or an entire series
  • Program Pay Per View movies to be recorded and ready to watch anytime
  • Record to any DIRECTV DVR in your home


  • iPhone software v2.2.1 or higher
  • Browsing capability is available to everyone, but programming functionality is available to DIRECTV customers only
  • DIRECTV customers must have a residential home account registered on directv.com to access recording functionality
  • Requires a Wi-Fi, Edge or 3G network connection to run. Remote connections may vary
  • In rare instances, scheduled recording(s) may not be recognized
  • Requires DIRECTV Plus® DVR (models R15, R16, R22), DIRECTV Plus® HD DVR (models HR20, HR21, HR23) or TiVo® Series 2 receivers with 6.4a software

If controlling your DirecTV DVR from afar with your iPhone sounds like something that might just come in handy, you’ll want to stroll on over to the iTunes App Store an download a free copy of DirecTV for iPhone.

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