There are a lot of free TV applications available online. But not all of them are capable of ensuring you a decent performance. Most of them include minimum amount of features and buffers while watching the TV. But the DirecTV App for Windows is totally different. It arrives with a companion of the DirecTV and allows you to watch thousands of free channels from anwhere of the world smoothly.
The DirecTV App is currently only made available for android and iOS smartphones. There are no official release of the program available for the Windows computers. However, you can use the TV app on your computer using an easy method. Keep going through the article to know more about the method and the app.
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Why Use the DirecTV App for Windows?
The DirecTV App let you watch thousands of free TV channel from anywhere of the world. You can watch the live TV shows, latest movies, and much more things on your device without any extra equipment. You can even use the app without any data on eligible AT&T network. One of the impressive thing about the program is it allows you to record or steam he DVR recordings using the program.
The DirectTV application allows you to stream the premium channels like StarZ, HBO, SHOWtime, CinemaX, etc. channels from the app. You can you also switch screen while using the app to stream on a bigger screen. You can easily play, pause, rewind the programs using the app while using the TV. You can also voice search for a show or movie using the program. Note that you will need a residential home account for using the app.
Can you Use the DirecTV App on Pc?
As we said earlier, the DirecTV is not available for the Windows computer till now. The program is only obtainable for the for the Android computers currently. You will need to use an android emulator program to use the DirecTV on your Windows computer. If you don’t grasp – the android emulator program will enable a virtual android device inside the app on your computer and let you run any android software.
There are different android emulators program available currently to use on the Windows computers. Amongst the available emulator program, we will use the Bluestack. Bluestack is one of the most reliable android emulator program with all the required features. The emulator is used by thousands of people all over the world and it is obtainable at free of cost. Later, we will show you how to use it.
How To Download Directv with Bluestack
Using the Bluestack emulator is extremely easy. If you already have it installed on your device then you can just download the program to use it. If you have no previous experience of using the program, then follow the below steps:
- Browse the authorized site of the Bluestack emulator for android. You can also search on google for the site on google. The downloadable file for Windows can be found in the download page of the website.
- Then install the android emulator program and start it. You will find an android lookalike interface inside the program.
- Then go to play store from the emulator. You will require to login in Gmail ID for using Play store.
- After successfully login, the Play store will open. Use the search bar and search for the DirecTv.
- Install the right DirecTV app from the search result. The app will be ready to go after a while.
Some most asked question about the DirecTV app:
Do you still need a satellite dish for directv?
You will no need to use a satellite dish for direcTV now. As the broadcasting network now works with the AT&T, you can watch the TV through internet, without any hassle of wires.
Can I use directv without satellite dish?
You can use the DirecTV now without a satellite dish. All you need to have is a AT&T data plan. You will not even need the TV box or cable connection.
What channels will DirecTV drop?
Recently the DirecTV planned to some channels to solve financial issues. The channels include MTV, AMC, BET, FOOD, Discovery, History, etc. channels.