Tips & Tricks

August 3, 2011

With DIRECTV’s Similar Shows feature, now your favorite programs can recommend new favorites.

August 3, 2011

Your DIRECTV DVR lets you record hours and hours of your favorite shows, but eventually it may near its capacity. DIRECTV’s Disk Space Warning will alert you when this happens.

August 3, 2011

Frustrated by blackouts? You don’t have to be any more. Whenever you try to tune in to a sporting event that’s blacked out, DIRECTV’s innovative new GameSearch™ technology automatically finds it for you on an alternate channel.

August 3, 2011

Never miss your favorite shows again! Use your iPhone or iPod touch to find shows and set your home DVR — no matter where you are.

March 4, 2011

You can now search and watch YouTube videos right on your television.

March 4, 2011

With the DIRECTV mobile apps, you can now share your favorite shows on Facebook and Twitter.

July 12, 2010

Enjoy English-language programming in several different languages through DIRECTV’s SAP (Secondary Audio Programming) service.

May 24, 2010

Learn how to use the Parental Ratings tab in The Guide to make informed decisions about the shows your kids are watching.

January 14, 2010

Finding what you want to watch is now faster and easier than ever. DIRECTV’s Smart Search is a simple, innovative and powerful new tool to help you find exactly what you’re looking for on TV.

November 24, 2009

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