What do I need to watch movies and shows online on my laptop, tablet or phone?
To enjoy movies and shows instantly on your laptop, tablet, or phone (coming soon) you need the following:
A PC running Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista, Windows 7, with any of the following web browsers: Firefox 3.5+, IE 8 (32-bit)+, Safari 4.x+, or Chrome 17+.
Macintoch computer running Mac OS X 10.6+, with Firefox 4.x+ or Safari 4.x+.
You will also need the following FREE software.
DIRECTV Player: This software is designed to optimize your viewing experience. Once installed, it will be available for all of your videos. Installation is quick and easy. Install DIRECTV Player now
Adobe® Flash® Player: You'll need to have the latest version of the Adobe® Flash® Player. Most likely your computer will already have this installed. If it does not, just click here.
Note: Streaming video is currently in beta and may not be available to all customers.
iPad® (iOS5 is recommended for best results)
You'll need the FREE DIRECTV iPad® App. This app lets you stream videos anywhere, watch live TV in your home (with an HD DVR connected to the Internet), record to your DVR from anywhere, and use your iPad® as a remote control for your DIRECTV receiver.
COMING SOON: Cell phones
iPhone®, iPod touch® running iOS 4.2+ and later (iOS5 is recommended for best results)
Android devices: HTC EVO 3D, HTC EVO 4G, HTC Incredible, HTC Incredible 2, LG Ally, Motorola Atrix, Droid, Motorola Droid 2, Motorola Droid 3, Motorola Droid X, Pantech Pocket, Samsung Conquer, Samsung Epic 4G, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Samsung Nexus S, Samsung Thunderbolt
You'll need the FREE DIRECTV App. This app also allows you to stream videos anywhere, browse what's on DIRECTV, and set your home DVR from anywhere.