Tips & Tricks


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

June 10, 2015

Now you can restart shows that are already in progress with one click by using Restart.

February 11, 2015

Here are five simple rules for maintaining DVR harmony at home, without sending the kids to boarding school.

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.

April 9, 2014

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

March 16, 2014

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.

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…

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

Ever wonder what that blue button on your remote is for? It’s your key to the one-line channel guide. It takes only a fraction of the screen so it doesn’t get in the way of the picture.

August 5, 2011

Take control over what you’re watching. By pressing the appropriate button on your remote, you can skip ahead in 30-second intervals and get a high-speed look at what you’re watching.