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There is no setting for auto detect. It just normally does it on its own. Even watching vudu 3d thru Samsung smart hub auto detects. Maybe it can't auto detect side by side?Off topic a bit, but I thought they had a 3d movie channel on demand? All I s

3D is not recognized by TV

I have a 2011 Samsung pn59d6500. Just got dtv hooked up again today after a few years with dish. I have the hr24-500. My 3d is not recognized by the tv. It works fine when playing 3d bluray or or watching ps store or vudu. Tv auto detects and I simply turn my glasses on. With the 4 channels on dtv I

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I have been getting the same run around that all the posts above are describing. I am currently on the phone with a Samsung supervisor "John" who is telling me I need submit the Direct TV account# with 2 zeroes at the beginning (and of course I know

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Samsung S7 and Direct TV Promotion Free 48 Samsung TV, account number is too short?

I have Directv and bought a new Samsung S7 on the Next.  When you fill out the form from Samsung for the offer, it asks for a 9 digit Directv account number.  My account number is only 7 digits.  Please explain...the usual att sends you to directv for answers and directv sends you back to att!

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DVR 2nd cable input

Just purchased 2nd DVR and have installed it with only one (1) satelite input cable. Don't want to run a new cable thru house (DVR is on interior wall of 2nd floor of house). I was told about a diplexer setup that might work for me to have the 2nd input feed without all the cable from interior walls

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Many thanks for the help! I have DENON AVR-X4000 surround sound receivers. The specs clearly point out 4K compatibility & throughput transparency – made sure of this when buying. Knowing this, I took the DirecTV upgrade offer for their 4K compatible

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Incopatibility of 4K signal with surround sound 4K compatible receiver

Recently upgraded DirecTV receivers for 4K programming. Once installed, 4K signal plays only directly via 4K TV. When 4K compatible surround sound receiver is installed, this eliminates 4K TV. We uninstalled with great help from DirecTV. This was six months or so ago. Has this problem been solved ye

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DVR cannot distinguish "repeats" from "first runs"

I have the lasted DVR: HD21-200The unit frequently fails to distinguish between "repeats" and "first run" recording; it records everything even when you explicity have "first run" set., e.g. set "The Daily Show" with John Stewart which repeats 3 or 4 times each day; set it for "first run" and it wil

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DVR cannot distinguish "repeats" from "first runs"

I have the lasted DVR: HD21-200The unit frequently fails to distinguish between "repeats" and "first run" recording; it records everything even when you explicity have "first run" set., e.g. set "The Daily Show" with John Stewart which repeats 3 or 4 times each day; set it for "first run" and it wil

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This all stems from the letter dated February 22, 2021 to John Stankey, CEO of AT&T from Congress members Anna Eshoo and Jerry McNerney. The letter begins: "Our country’s public discourse is plagued by misinformation, disinformation, conspirac

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DIRECTV dropping OANN?

How could you bow down to the WOK cancel culture demands to dropping OANN? They do not lie!  The "big lie of the 2020 election" is absolutely true. There is mountains of evidence of the election steal. All the misinformation comes from liberals not conservatives!  My husband and I will be

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Is there a CS Rep that really wants to help me?

I just called 800-288-2020 to cancel a promo offer on my Directv ( as I was instructed to do ) and, after waiting online for a rep to answer, John answered sounding quite preoccupied and not responding to my question. I said HELLO... did you hear me? He said umm... I need to look up your account (st

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VCR/DVD COMBO

Having trouble getting my unit hookup.Feel pretty sure they are correct.I can view all my tapes or dvd's. My problem is recording with the vcr.The TV has two inputs,one on the back and one on the front.Now when I push the button, tv inputs on the direct tv controller,it comes up GAMES.The tv does ha

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texasbrit,(1)I haven't checked www.snopes.com or www.abouturbanlegends.com to see if the information that I received from the D* installer(who in a conversation with him I found that he is a committed Christian as I am and tend to believe he had no r

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DirecTV HDMI Dolby Digital "Copy Protected"?

Hello DirecTV Techies, Is the DirecTV HDMI Dolby Digital signal "protected" from being sent from the Digital Audio output of another device? While my HR20 is on a channel broadcasting Dolby Digital and connected via HDMI to a TV I do not get Dolby Digital out of my TV's Digital Audio output. The TV

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Directv falsified. Dishonest

First thing, I signed up online for service. Total came to NOTHING due today. The email read verify your email address and upon clicking the link it said call 611. Was then told an activation fee was required to set up the installation schedule, which I had chosen the next day with my online sign up

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HD local channels

I got the HD receiver they added a new dish whith 3 prog's. I had ask for local channels also. Now I live in Woonsocket RI. 02895. The only station local I can get is channel 5 ABC in Boston MA. Nowthey had also installed a round antenna ontop of the house tech said this was to recieve local and HD

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I am considering getting DirecTV HD with DVR. TIVO DVR's no longer available (sad) from DirecTV. One of the main features I love on TIVO is the "Season Pass" ("Series Link" in the new DTV DVR) with the capability to only get "first runs". I read thes

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Frustrations of a former TIVO user--any workarounds?

Here's my current list. If there are workarounds or solutions for any of them, I'd love to know. Or maybe, if DirectTV reads this forum, some of their tech people will learn about improvements they need to make. Thanks in advance. 1. I finally learned how to access the hidden menu that let me set "k

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Horrible Customer Service

Yes i just cancelled my service today as well / my bill went up almost double with no notice at all.  Ever since AT&T bought out Direct TV the customer service has went to hill!  I wish there was someone that could compete with them on tv internet and phone and I would love to see them go the way os

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All indicators are not green, should I proceed?

I just downloaded and ran the Directv2pc advisor and got the following results;CPU: AMD Sempron proc. 3800+ 2.2GHz = UNKNOWNGPU (Hardware acceleration): No hardware decoder detected = REDSystem Memory: 896MB = UPGRADEOperating sys: Win Vista SP2 = GREENGraphics card: NVIDIA GeForce 6100nForce 405 =

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ElmerFudd79 Yes, that's it. I want to take a line out of this letter, just as an example of what is included as an authority: Sadly, these facts are not new. One popular television show aired a segment about OANN last April that included a d

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DIRECTV dropping OANN?

How could you bow down to the WOK cancel culture demands to dropping OANN? They do not lie!  The "big lie of the 2020 election" is absolutely true. There is mountains of evidence of the election steal. All the misinformation comes from liberals not conservatives!  My husband and I will be

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WORST SERVICE EVER DON"T SWITCH DISH IS hands and feet above direct tv

OK I switch phone internet and cable all thru ATT to direct TV to save money first month $54 second month $314 Third month $180 direct TV customer service is absolute worst on HOLD FOR 63 minutes get transferred and finally disconnected by SEAN online and get 45 minute run aroubd after ordering JOHN

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Dissatisfaction of customer support

I want Directv to send me a satisfaction survey on my recent interaction with one of your so-called customer support " supervisors"...He wouldn't give full name just John ID# JW278G...I have been a Directv customer since 1996 and will not be talked down to...You have no problem takingmy money and ta

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Your fight with Nextstar cut out our local channels, yet we still have to pay full price for Direct TV. I don't think this is fair for any of your customers. My husband and I have been Direct TV customers for many years acct#***. We also pay more tha

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Channels removed from DIRECTV lineup (January 2017)

I am done with Directv!!! I pay alot of money to have your service and you pull this crap!! I am tired of you putting the consumer in the middle of your fight with the local stations without any compensation for the days that we are without local channels.  Lucky that the Patriots are playing on ano

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Fox Channel picture breaking up.

Every week during the show 'Moment of Truth' on Fox Channel 11, here in the Los Angeles area, the picture on our 50" Samsung HD TV breaks up and then the screen goes black for several seconds. This keeps happening all during the show. It happened on the last season of this show. Strange thing is tha

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