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Saturday, March 23rd, 2024 2:53 AM

Direct tv box to Vizio smart tv

Has anyone successfully used a direct tv box with their Vizio smart tv? Since you can’t directly upload the app to the tv itself, how does connecting a box work….successfully or not? I had to give up on Xfinity because my Vizio TVs would not connect. I’m okay renting the boxes for $7/month (cheaper than xfinity) but if they don’t play nice with Vizios, I’m not going to waste my time.

Community Support


19.9K Messages

2 months ago

Hi PFraz. Let's get your DIRECTV equipment set up, so you can start streaming your favorite shows and programs. Visit https://www.directv.com/support/article/000093457 for the steps. Raymund, DIRECTV Community Specialist

ACE - Sage


45.6K Messages

2 months ago

Connect the DirecTV box to your TV using an HDMI cable connected to one of the TV's HDMI INPUTs. Select that INPUT on your TV and you're good to go. 

ACE - Expert


5.3K Messages

2 months ago

Just like any other device, you connect to a TV. The TV is only a monitor.


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