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Fri, Jul 19, 2019 1:27 AM

Directv app default home channel

The default channel that comes up when I stream live tv through the app on my phone is always CNN. Is there a way to set this to a specific channel of my choice?

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Cstarman922

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564 Messages

a year ago

Negative. The app is set to default to the lowest channel number. When I am at home that is one of my locals (I forget which one) and when I travel it happens to be CNN (ch 202).

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New Member

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5 Messages

HAPPENS TO BE CNN FAKE NEWS NETWORK. I DONT THINK I SHOULD BE DOING BUSINESS WITH A COMPANY THAT WOULD ALLOW THIS..WORSE...APPARENTLY PROMOTE IT. INSANITY

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New Member

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5 Messages

@Cstarman922  you could’ve offered a better solution ATT employee. It took me just a couple minutes to go to settings then parental controls for livestream and BLOCK CNN as well as MSNBC. No one with a brain wants to watch CNN or listen to the blabbering fools.

DEFAULT CHANNEL CAN BE BLOCKED!!!!!!!

IT SHOULD HAVE AN OPTION OF CHOICE!!!!!!!

Tutor

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1 Message

a year ago

Why doesn’t AT&T just sell off CNN. It’s a ridiculous horrible FAKE NEWS channel that’s an embarrassment to what our country’s founders fought for regarding a “free” press, not one that is corrupt and disingenuous.  AT&T and DirecTV are going to lose me as a multi-decade customer if they don’t either fix CNN and the tanked ratings my money is supporting or sell it off. So horrible AT&T is even associated with CNN. 

New Member

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5 Messages

I AGREE WITH YOU 💯 PERCENT. IT INFURIATES ME THAT LIVESTREAM DEFAULTS TO CNN. AS YET I WENT TO PARENTAL CONTROLS FOR LIVESTREAM AND BLOCKED CNN AS WELL AS MSNBC.

Contributor

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4 Messages

Great suggestion, parental control to block fake news :) Also, I've realized Directv defaulted to CNN on my iOS but my Android remembers my last channel. Thank you all for carrying about America, truth in news, and our future. Eliminate ultra-biased news, eliminate CNN.

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Contributor

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4 Messages

10 months ago

I've been asking ATT for a solution to the forced viewing of CNN for more than a year, with no resolution. Perhaps if we join Antifa or donate to some socialist cause, they'd pay attention to our customer service requests to simply play the last channel viewed, instead of reverting to "the lowest channel" every time we open their app. One day the socialist-supporters will realize they were wrong to treat us this way.

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