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Monday, March 5th, 2018 5:36 PM

I want to watch my local channel

My directv was disconnected. Until I can pay my bill how can I watch local channels?

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ACE - Sage


45K Messages

6 years ago

You may need to attach an off-air antenna to your TV's ANTENNA INPUT to receive your local stations. 

Community Support


18.1K Messages

6 years ago

Hello and good morning @Codycat1.

Thanks for joining the Community Forums.  I have an option to watch local channels, until you pay your bill and restore service.  You can use Over-The-Air (OTA) antenna to watch broadcast television in your area.

Please refer to the manufacture of the television how to enable this feature.  I hope this helps you out.  I wish you the best, and have a great day!

Richard, AT&T Community

ACE - Master


6.5K Messages

6 years ago

your tv should have a built in tuner


get the tv remote

change inputs until you come to the tuner


consult the tv manual for any questions

ACE - Expert


19.3K Messages

6 years ago

You cannot watch locals through DirecTV if your service is interrupted. Use the traditional TV tuner with antenna (rabbit ears) to get locals like normal.


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