Are you looking for endless entertainment at a very affordable price? Download the DirecTV app and enjoy all your favorite TV programs even when you’re away from home. But if you are using a PC and looking for a way to use this app on it, then you are on the right page. Here we have provided steps to download DirecTV for PC.
Let’s face it, we live in a fast-paced world with an extremely busy daily schedule, and so, we may not always get to watch our favorite programs whenever we want to. But, with the DirecTV app, you can watch TV from anywhere you want, and at any time you wish to.
Developed for both Android and iOS devices, this app takes the TV watching experience to another level. You can download the app at no extra cost, on various compatible devices, including smartphones, tablets, PCs, and laptops, and access your favorite videos. The app is packed with several cool features and functions to make your viewing experience an enjoyable one.
DirecTV gives you access to many on-demand programs and even lets you watch live programs on your smart devices. If you have a good internet connection, the app lets you watch popular movies and TV programs from anywhere, anytime.
With this app, you can enjoy the latest shows from many of the premium channels, including Cinemax, HBO, Starz, Showtime, and more. You can also record movies and shows for later viewing. Your mobile device can even be used as a remote control to play, pause, and rewind the TV programs.
The mobile devices that support this app include:
- Android Phone and Android Tablet (OS 4.2 and above)
- iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch (iOS 9 and above)
- Apple Watch, Samsung Gear Watch
- Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX (3rd generation and above)
You can download the app from Google Play Store, iTunes App Store, and Amazon App store for Android devices, Apple devices, and Kindle respectively. The DirecTV app can also be downloaded on your PC just by following a few simple steps.
In this tutorial, we’ll explain these steps to download the app on your computer. After downloading the app, create a DirecTV account and get access to thousands of videos on your computer’s web browser, live or on demand.
Features Of DirecTV
The following features of DirecTV make it one of the best services available:
- Watch movies and TV shows anytime and from anywhere
- All DirecTV apps can be downloaded free of cost
- Streams live programs as well as on-demand programs from more than a 100 TV channels
- Excellent, easy-to-navigate interface
- Option to record programs
- Schedule a recording with the DVR Scheduler
- Availability of more than 20,000 movies and shows
- 72 hours rewind option
- Parental control to block channels and control what your kids are watching
- Screen switching option. With this option, you can watch your favorite programs on one device and then send it to the TV screen with just the tap of a button. Likewise, you can send a program from your TV to any device and enjoy it on the go
- Voice search helps you find the movies or shows that you’re looking for
- Option to restart the shows that have already started
- Share what you’re watching with your friends on Twitter or Facebook as well as comment on what they’re watching
Tutorial To Download DirecTV For PC
By following this tutorial, you will be able to download and install DirecTV Android app on your computer using the following versions of Windows operating system: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.
Step 1: To run Android apps on your PC, you will need an Android emulator. Although there are plenty of Android emulators available out there, I would recommend you to download and install Bluestacks. To do that, go to the homepage of Bluestacks emulator and click on “Download Bluestacks“.
Step 2: Now bluestacks offline installer will be downloaded to your computer. Once downloaded, click on “Bluestacks.exe” to launch its installation wizard. In the installation wizard window, click on “Next” as shown in the screenshot below.
Step 3: Now you will be asked to “Select Bluestacks Data Location” to save the Android apps data in your computer. By default, it will be set as C:\ProgramData but you can change the location as per your wish.
Step 4: In the next window, tick the boxes next to “App Store Access” and “Application Communications” and click “Install“.
Step 5: Now bluestacks will be installed in your computer and once the process is finished, you will get “Installation Completed” message as shown below.
Step 6: Next, you will need to configure Bluestacks on your Windows computer. To do that, launch Bluestacks window. You will see the option “Sign In With Google” as shown below. Click on it and sign in using your Gmail account.
Step 7: Now in the bluestacks “Welcome” screen, choose your language and click “Next“.
Step 8: Again you will be asked to sign in using your Google account. Once done, follow the on-screen instructions and finish setting up Bluestacks Android emulator.
Step 9: Now download DirecTV APK file to your computer. Once done, launch Bluestacks window in your computer and click on “Install APK” button. Next, choose the download “com.directv.dvrscheduler.apk” file to install DirecTV app on your computer.
Step 10: Within a minute or two, DirecTV will be installed on your computer, and you will get the “DirecTV has been installed“.
That’s it. Now you have installed DirecTV app on your computer using Bluestacks.
Now you can watch premium Hollywood movies, original HBO dramas, TV shows, etc., for free on your Windows computer using Bluestacks.
If you encounter any issues while following this tutorial, do let me know via comments.