How to Watch Recorded Shows on DirecTV?

DirecTV has been constantly working on its line of DVRs to make it appealing to customers. It offers many outstanding features to the users. One of the best features of this service is that it allows users to watch recorded shows and play them anywhere.

Moreover, you can watch live TV or on-demand shows at home or on the way. DirecTV offers more than 50,000 shows and movies. Plus, it has 100s of channels that you can watch. 

How to Watch Recorded DirecTV Shows Online?

Below are the steps that you are required to follow in order to watch DirecTV shows online. 

1) Watch DirecTV on Mobile Device

If you wish to watch DirecTV shows on mobile device, then carry out the steps mentioned below.

  • Connect your mobile device to the wireless network and make sure that your movie or TV show is fully recorded. 
  • Launch your DirecTV app and select the option of Watch your DVR.
  • Go to On DVR and select recorded movies from the DVR playlist. 
  • Tap on the down arrow and download the video. 
  • Now, open My Downloads and play shows.

You can download the whole series instead of downloading every episode one by one. 

After downloading the episode or series, below are the steps that you need to follow. 

  • First of all, launch the app and then go to the Menu. 
  • Select the option of Browse for TV and make sure that the receiver is on the menu list.
  • In case you don't see the receiver on the menu list, then connect the receiver to the home internet or HD receiver. 
  • Choose Device Type and then select Watch Live TV or Watch your DVR.
  • After that, select the program that you wish to watch on your smartphone. 

2) Watch DirecTV DVR on PC

DirecTV DVR enables a user to record TV shows and movies and watch them later on the PC. Using the DirecTV2PC function, you can play the recordings from your PC.

Below are the steps that you need to follow in order to Watch Recorded Shows on DirecTV App. 

  • First of all, connect your DirecTV DVR using an ethernet cable. 
  • Press Menu on your remote and enable network connection. 
  • Choose Parental and then select "Fav's & Setup". 
  • Now, select System Setup and then go to Network Setup. After that, select Connect Now. 
  • Then, select Continue and then hit Done. 
  • Once you hit Done, DirecTV will automatically update the system. After that, you will be able to watch DVR content on your PC. 

3) Use DirecTV2PC

If you wish to access DirecTV set-top box on your PC, then you need to use the DirecTV2PC app. Below are the steps that you need to follow to watch recorded shows on DirecTV on tv.  

  • First of all, go to the DirecTV website. 
  • Select the option of Superior Technology under the heading What is DirecTV. 
  • Scroll through the web page and select Beyond TV. 
  • There, you will see the DirecTVtoPC option. 
  • Go to the section of Setup is a Breeze and then select Download. 
  • Please make sure that the indicators are green and then choose Personal Information. 
  • Now, select Submit to download and install DirecTV2PC. 
  • You need to enter the product activation key in order to complete the installation process. You will see this activation key in the inbox of your email that you provided at the time of download. Once you enter the key, you will be able to access the DirecTV DVR on your computer and then watch recordings. 

Sometimes, users fail to record the shows on DirecTV. This issue can easily be resolved by resetting the receiver or DVR. Press the red button given at the back of the front panel access card.

  •  Mick Jone
  • Category: Online Streaming
  • Last Update: 1 week ago