Tips & Tricks


Get ready for the big dance with our MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL app! You’ll be able to select your picks for every game this tournament so you can follow your bracket right on your TV.

November 13, 2014

Now you can learn about your interactive DIRECTV system by watching easy- to-follow instructional videos on DIRECTV’s Customer Information Channel.

August 19, 2014

The little symbols in the on-screen guide. The buttons on your remote. The features in the DIRECTV app. What do…

April 9, 2014

For more information on DIRECTV Paperless Billing, watch this helpful video:
Visit for more info and click here to…

February 10, 2014

Start your day off right with WeatherNation’s Local Weather Now—a great new interactive feature that lets you check your local…

April 23, 2013

It’s revolutionary, but it couldn’t be simpler. Now when you want to find a show to watch on TV, all…

January 6, 2012

If you love music and haven’t experienced Pandora, you’re in for a treat. Pandora lets you create your own radio stations that play only the music you like. Just enter an artist, composer, or track, and Pandora creates a virtual radio station that plays that artist, composer, or track and also introduces you to new music based on your entry. You can create as many stations as you want to suit whatever you’re in the mood for.

January 6, 2012

Our Energy Star-certified receivers have always consumed as little power as possible, and now they consume even less. With the latest updates to our HD DVR, HD, or DVR (model R22) receivers, you no longer have to worry about your receiver remaining on and consuming power if you’ve fallen asleep while watching TV.

August 11, 2011

Know the score. You can watch only one game at a time, but that doesn’t mean you can’t stay on top of all the scores. DIRECTV’s ScoreGuide™ let’s you do just that.

August 11, 2011

If you’ve ever used the Search feature to find a movie, actor or favorite team, did you know that you can find recently performed searches with just a few clicks of your remote?

August 11, 2011

You probably have a shortlist of channels you watch all the time. QuickTune lets you build your very own channel guide with just those channels. Talk about quick access!