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Saturday, July 13th, 2019 6:04 PM

Watching recorded movies on iohone

I have a new phone. I can not watch my recorded movies on my new phone. My phone is showing that it’s registered. 

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5 years ago

Hey @Missie549,


Let us help!


Currently, the only way to watch your recordings on your phone is to download them to your device while you are at home.


To download a program to your mobile device with the DIRECTV App, your device must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your HD DVR.

  • Open the DIRECTV App
  • Tap Watch on Phone/Tablet
  • Select Watch Your DVR
  • Tap On DVR which will display your DVR playlist
  • Select a program and Download. The program is then prepared on your HD DVR to view on your mobile device. (If “Auto Prepare” is enabled, this step is skipped)

A status bar displays download progress and changes to a play button once download is complete. Let us know if this helped!


Rury, AT&T Community Specialist


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