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DIRECTV Android App - Error

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Connected Home' started by RACJ2, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. RACJ2

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    I think the "Watch On Phone", is a nice feature that on the DIRECTV Android App. The problem is, that the DIRECTV App doesn't work when I'm on WIFI. I can occasional get it to work on my carriers 4G, but that is hit and miss, since it uses a lot of bandwidth.

    I'm using a Google Galaxy Nexus smartphone with Jelly Bean v2.2.2. When I open the app, I get the whirling circle. If I hit the back button, then I can select "Watch On Phone", then "TV Shows". Instead of going to the show selection screen, I get "DIRECTV App encountered technical difficulty".

    Anyone else on this Android version able to get the feature to work on WIFI?
     

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  2. mikeren1

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    Android 4.0.4 here.. ICS i believe..Working fine here on wifi and 4g.

    Noticed u wanted only those on that version to check, my bad ..
     
  3. kiknwing

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    Just checked using my Galaxy Nexus (4.2.2) and its working for me on wifi.
     
  4. RACJ2

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    Thanks for the posts! Can't figure out what my issue is. Maybe my Time Warner internet is blocking it, in hope that I'll switch to Time Warner cable. ;)
     
  5. jimmy_27320

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    Nexus 7 working; I have TW internet.
     
  6. Lugnut

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    I would make sure that port 80 is opened on your router. You may have to forward it to your phone's ip depending on your router manufacturer.
     

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