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The DIRECTV STREAM app is one of those valuable perks that come along with your DIRECTV STREAM subscription! Whether you want to enjoy your favorite TV shows on the go or you are just tired of binge-watching the TV while sitting on the same couch for hours, DIRECTV STREAM heard you!

The DIRECTV STREAM App turns all your favorite screens into a TV screen by letting you watch your favorite TV content on a variety of internet-enabled devices. If you are interested to learn more about the DIRECTV STREAM app, we have got you covered!

In this article, we have put together a few essentials you must know about DIRECTV STREAM App. So, read on if you want to take your in-home entertainment to the next level!


DIRECTV STREAM is the ultramodern way to stream all the entertainment you love. Live or On-Demand, at home or on the go, small screen or big, no matter how and what you like to watch, the DIRECTV STREAM app brings your TV together.

And that’s not just the manufacturer’s claim, DIRECTV Streaming App is actually a brilliant app that just keeps getting better. No matter your passion, this app has got you covered with all things entertainment. Binge-watch hit TV shows, enjoy blockbuster movies, and watch recordings of all your favorite TV content on your schedule on any of your preferred devices, anywhere. Plus, this easy-to-navigate app comes with a very user-friendly interface letting you quickly find your favorite shows, without any hassle.

The DIRECTV Stream App is worth downloading for a number of reasons: it works beautifully and displays an even beautiful picture. And when you travel, DIRECTV STREAM app goes with you wherever you go. All you need is a high-speed data connection, and you are just a finger touch away from your favorite show or that much awaited game of the season.

Download the DIRECTV STREAM App for Free

So, while you make the most of live TV streaming with your DIRECTV STREAM subscription, this app redefines the way you watch TV by adding a lot of ease to your daily entertainment regime.

You can install the DIRECTV STREAM app on any of the compatible devices, listed in the next section, to watch live TV, access a hoard of content On-Demand, enjoy cloud DVR recordings, sift through content offered by different channels, and so much more without spending an extra penny.


Which Devices are Compatible with DIRECTV STREAM App?

Perhaps the best part about DIRECTV STREAM app is that it is not limited to a handful of devices. You can download and access the app on multiple devices without any compromise on the picture quality.

Wondering which of your devices are compatible with the DIRECTV STREAM app? Here is a list of all the devices you can use the app with:

Amazon Devices

You can view all that the DIRECTV STREAM app has to offer on the following Amazon devices, except for the first-generation ones:

  • Amazon Fire TV (2nd Gen or higher)
  • Amazon Fire TV Stick (2nd Gen or higher)
  • Amazon Fire TV Edition Smart TV (2nd Gen or higher)
  • Amazon Fire TV Cube

Android Devices

All Android phones and tablets running on version 7.1 or higher support the DIRECTV STREAM app. It is however recommended to run it on OS 8+.

iOS Devices

If you have an iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch, running on iOS 11 or higher version, you can download the DIRECTV STREAM app from the App Store and get right to streaming your favorite TV content! (iOS 12+ recommended)

Apple TVs

The 4th generation version of Apple TV supports the DIRECTV STREAM app.


The DIRECTV STREAM app is available for download on a variety of 4K Roku devices:

  • 4K Roku TV & Non-4K Roku TV
  • Roku 1 SE, Roku 2, Roku 3, and Roku 4
  • Roku Express & Roku Express+
  • Roku LT
  • Roku Premiere & Roku Premiere+
  • Roku Smart Soundbar
  • Roku Streaming Stick & Roku Streaming Stick+
  • Roku Ultra

Samsung TVs

Select Samsung smart TV models released in 2017 or later support the DIRECTV STREAM app.

How to Use DIRECTV STREAM App on Apple, Android, & Amazon Devices

DIRECTV STREAM spices up your TV-watching experience by letting you watch your favorite content on all compatible devices. Here is how you can get started with the DIRECTV STREAM app on your Apple, Android, and Amazon devices:

  1. From the list above, check if your device is supported
  2. Next, go to your device’s app store and search for the DIRECTV STREAM app
  3. Download it for free and follow the prompts
  4. Sign in using your DIRECTV STREAM login credentials

How to Fix Common DIRECTV STREAM App Issues?

Whether your DIRECTV STREAM app crashes during streaming or keeps giving you a service error, you need to know, device compatibility issues, technical glitches, and software updates can be at the root of the problem. Here are some simple ways and troubleshooting tips to avoid and solve these problems on your own:

  • If a notification keeps popping on your screen to update your DIRECTV STREAM app, don’t ignore it. Rather, install it immediately and restart your device.
  • Check if your device software is updated to the most recent version. If not, check for available software updates and install them.
  • Try closing and restarting your DIRECTV STREAM app.
  • Reboot your device
  • Try uninstalling and reinstalling your DIRECTV STREAM app.

If however at some point you wish to speak to a DIRECTV Customer Service representative, dial the DIRECTV phone number i.e. 1-855-925-2541 so that you can be guided as necessary.

There You Are!

Who says good things don’t come free? The DIRECTV STREAM app is an invaluable feature of your DIRECTV subscription. A feature-rich app that all DIRECTV STREAM subscribers can download and use for free. The app is best enjoyed with a blazing fast internet connection, and if coupled with AT&T Internet, the TV app becomes the catch you just can’t miss!