There was a time when people used to plan their entire day's schedule in such a way so that they can make some time to watch their favourite show on TV. With passing time people have become very busy. Now our entire day schedule is so hectic that will hardly get any time to sit in the comfort of our living room for watching our favourite program on television. Gradually more and more television service providers have come up with an option for the subscribers to log into an online platform where they can browse all the different shows aired by that particular television service provider. This solution helps the subscriber to watch their favourite program while on a go and thus without making any compromise on their busy work schedule.
What is this DirecTV online account all about?
DirecTV is also one of those television service providers who offer its subscribers an option to login to an online platform where the subscribers can browse various shows aired by DirecTV. The subscribers can check 24 hours program schedule of any channel and in this way they can plan their future schedule so that they don't miss the program they want to watch. Apart from that if they have already missed some program, they can also watch those programs online if they are connected to DirecTV channel with any internet enabled device. And the best part of watching any program online is they can play or pause the program anytime they want to as per their own time schedule convenience. Today in this article we will guide our readers in a step-by-step manner as to how they can log into their DirecTV account online, what are the required information they should keep ready in front of them and what they can do after logging into their DirecTV account.
A brief note about DirecTV:
So, now before you proceed further let us have a very brief idea about Directv. Directv is an American satellite broadcast television service provider that is based at El Segundo, California. This is a whole time subsidiary of American major AT&T. DirecTV is one of the most preferred satellite broadcast provider in the entire United States with more than 21 million subscribers base and a revenue generation of $12 billion. The United States Satellite Broadcasting (USSB) was founded in the year 1981 and it was a leading proponent for the development of direct broadcast satellite service across the United States. Later in the year 1994 the USSB and DirecTV programming services were launched. In February 2004 DirecTV became a standalone entity and focused on expanding their on services to increase the subscriberâ€™s base. Today DirecTV have more than 120 national HD channels and with them you can enjoy TV anytime anywhere. They say that if you love TV you will definitely love the package.
Benefits you get being a DirecTV subscriber:
- 99% signal reliability across the country no matter where you are.
- HD channels and live streaming video that can be watched via any smartphone or Tablet or other internet enabled device.
- You don't have to skip out on the shows that you love to watch.
- You get a bundle offer that comes with subscription of Directv along with hi speed Internet connection from AT&T.
- You get access to pay per view or videos on demand.
Login guide to DirecTV account:
- The default page www.directv.com will load in English.
- On the top right corner you will get to see one drop down menu; "My Account" written on it.
- Point your mouse on my account tab and a drop down menu will be opened. There you will get three options namely - option for logging into your Directv online account, option for registering your account and option for subscribing to Directv packages.
- If you have not yet become a subscriber then you should click on the link "Not a DIRECTV customer? Get DIRECTV"
- If you are already a subscriber but not yet registered your account online then you should click on the "create account" link.
- If you are an existing subscriber and also have registered your account online then with your login credentials (user id and password) you can login to your online account.
- If you are among one of those who does not prefer to type login credentials for every time before logging into an online account then there is a "Remember me" checkbox for people like you. By checking that box you are basically allowing the system to remember your user id and not the password.
- The online registration of your Directv account is very easy. You should keep your account number and registered credit card ready in front of you. You can either create your account by using your account number and your name or you can create your account by using your phone number and the last 4 digit of your credit card that you had used during your payment to Directv.
What if you forget your login credentials?
Forgetting user id and password is a very common phenomenon because in our daily life we have to remember so many different information that sometimes we really become unmindful. But if you have forgotten your login credentials of Directv, don't worry; there is exclusive link provided for you for retrieving your login credentials.
- Forgot email or Access ID?
- Forgot Password?
Click on the appropriate link depending upon what is the Forgotten login credential that you want to recover. If you are unable to remember your Access ID you can get it back by using your AT&T account number and your registered phone number. But if you have forgotten your password then you need to provide your account number and your last name.
After providing the required information you will have to enter the code as shown in the box and then click on the continue button.
Though with Directv you get almost 99% signal reliability across the country but still you may face problems sometimes. Before resorting to the customer service helpline you can give it a try to fix the problems of your own. Please switch off your device, disconnect the power and switch it on again. Check whether the issue is still persisting. Even after ensuring that your devices and connecting cables are in right place if you still have issues with sound or questionable picture quality then you can always reach out to the customer service helpline by dialing 800-531-5000. The general helpline is available from 8 a.m. to 12 a.m (ET) and the technical helpline is available 24 hours a day. Sometimes the power surge or weather condition can cause disruption in service especially if it is a satellite service.
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