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Latest messages about DIRECTV NOW troubleshooting

can’t record ABC

As of wed 9/19, I can no longer record ABC. Using Apple TV. Though I have the option & I can see the REC highlighted and can click...
by landitjlb on Sep 21, 2018 11:27 AM
0 0 Replies 39 Views

Error message

I can be watching a program on one TV in the house and decide to move to the bedroom to finish watching the show and I get an erro...
by majicdreamer on Sep 17, 2018 7:05 AM
3 3 Replies 81 Views

Shows interrupted and Live TV starts playing

In the middle of watching a TV show Live TV interrupts and starts playing automatically, this happens on my iPhone, Ipad and Roku
by jeaninne14 on Sep 15, 2018 5:30 PM
1 1 Reply 92 Views

Local channels all the sudden wrong

My locals were fine for 2 months. Then the other night all the sudden I have locals for Kentucky AND West Virginia despite the fac...
by Dishong103 on Sep 15, 2018 3:30 PM
1 1 Reply 165 Views

Recording Every College Football game. Please help

It's recording every single College Football game. No I didn't set it to record the Sport. No I didn't set it to record a series. ...
by kevwlewd on Sep 13, 2018 8:11 PM
2 2 Replies 115 Views

Directv Now

I am really getting tired of this issue. I have tried numerous times to cast my directv now from my iPad and iPhone to my Visio Sm...
by Adamwdalton on Sep 9, 2018 8:05 AM
2 2 Replies 148 Views

Live game dvr needs extra time option

Is there an option to add extra recording time to a live college football game? It was set to record and I set the following game ...
by secfan1974 on Sep 8, 2018 8:58 PM
10 10 Replies 225 Views


I can’t log into direct tv app on my iPhone 10. Keeps saying my email address/password or looks like I entered a wrong character
by Solow254 on Sep 8, 2018 5:45 PM
1 1 Reply 126 Views

Error message on library, no continue watching menu

I click on the library but it keeps saying "well that was unexpected we ran into some trouble loading" on both roku ultras. Also w...
by Bobcat57 on Sep 5, 2018 11:30 PM
2 2 Replies 165 Views

My device

I keep getting a message that says the directvnow app can’t run on rooted devices.
by Nathan0430 on Aug 31, 2018 7:41 AM
2 2 Replies 198 Views

I cannot watch FS1 Ohio Cincinnati

We were able to watch FS1 Cincinnati, now the channel still shows in the guide but nothing happens when it is selected.
by Steve4870 on Aug 24, 2018 8:26 AM
0 0 Replies 145 Views

constant buffering on directvnow

constant buffering on all channels directvnow. I uninstalled app and then installed app but didn't help the buffering. My internet...
by susiestanerson on Aug 13, 2018 1:54 PM
9 9 Replies 836 Views

Can’t sign on

When I log into directvnow it tells me to reactivate my subscription in order to access my direct now ap and directv now service. ...
by Rds002526 on Aug 11, 2018 9:55 PM
3 3 Replies 507 Views

No live major networks

We just purchased the Fire stick and watching tv is ok but DTVN does not offer local stations. I loaded networks andCBS all access...
by johnsobroke on Aug 8, 2018 12:58 PM
1 1 Reply 425 Views

saying mtv isn’t in my package?

I tried to do playback on my DTV now on MTV and I keep getting a message that it’s not in my subscription package I checked and mt...
by Employee on Aug 7, 2018 7:02 PM
3 3 Replies 488 Views
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