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Pair to a mobile device?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by BlackDynamite, Nov 15, 2013.

  1. BlackDynamite

    BlackDynamite Legend

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    On most smart TVs you can pair the YouTube app to your mobile devices. That allows you to find a video on your phone and set the TV as the the output. So you're not fumbling around trying to search with the TV remote. You can also add a video to your playlist on your phone so you have it saved, then watch it later and set the TV as the output. Is there any way to pair a mobile device to the YouTube app in Directv's HD DVR receivers?
     
  2. sigma1914

    sigma1914 Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

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    No.
     
  3. BubblePuppy

    BubblePuppy Good night dear Smoke... love you & "got your butt

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    I know it isn't what you specifically want but if you get a Chromecast ($35.00) then you can find a YouTube video on your phone using the YouTube app, then "cast it" to your tv. That's what I do.
     
  4. BlackDynamite

    BlackDynamite Legend

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    I know it isn't what you specifically want but if you get a Chromecast ($35.00) then you can find a YouTube video on your phone using the YouTube app, then "cast it" to your tv. That's what I do.

    Yeah that is a great idea. Thanks!
     
  5. samrs

    samrs MANC

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    Chromecast is pretty cool. My son has one and we watched a Netflix last Sunday in HD, sweet.
     

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