DIRECTV App for iPad Gets Enhanced Search, Multitasking Support

Posted August 11, 2012 at 1:14am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 9455 views

The DIRECTV app for the iPad has been updated with enhanced search, multitasking support, and other improvements.

The ultimate video experience is just a tap away with the DIRECTV App for iPad. Watch top TV channels live on your iPad in any room of your home. And now you can get instant access to hit entertainment on demand from HBO, Cinemax, STARZ, and Encore, plus the latest DIRECTV CINEMA movies and more, whenever and wherever you want--at home or on the go.

- Now watch movies and shows on demand at home or on the go from HBO, Cinemax, Starz, Encore, and more.
- Turn your iPad into a portable TV and watch top TV channels live in any room of your home.
- Browse and discover shows, movies and sports. Plus get program descriptions, cast & crew info, and parental ratings – without interrupting what you are currently watching on TV.
- Tap to tune in to any show on your TV from your iPad.
- Set your DVR to record your favorite shows from anywhere.
- Track your favorite teams and get real-time scores and schedules.

HOME SCREEN (Customizable modules)
- Customize your home screen by creating a list of your favorite channels. You can add, remove, and reorder as many modules as you like to personalize your DIRECTV experience. Tap on the Customize Layout & Content module to get started.

DEDICATED TABS (Playlist, Guide, Movies, Sports & Watch On iPad)
- Watch thousands of your favorite shows and movies right on your iPad.
- Organize and delete recorded programs from all of your connected HD DVR receivers.
- Search the Guide up to 14 days in advance.
- Customize the Guide by favorite channels or channels to watch on your iPad.
- Share your favorite shows with friends on Facebook or Twitter, and check into GetGlue and Miso on the show you are currently watching.
- View current sports matchups and scores by league, with the option to watch or record.
- Set your DVR to record On Demand Movies.

What's New In This Version:
- Enhanced Search functionality to show results as you type, top picks of the week, and listings of programs that you can watch on your iPad.
- Now supports multitasking so you can come back to the app where you left off when switching between apps.
- Improved "Watch on iPad" section for easier navigation and viewing
- Improved Help and Support

You can download DIRECTV App for iPad from the App Store for free.

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Andy - September 22, 2012 at 2:08am
When will DIRECTV update their app so that it can stream live TV and recordings while away from home? Several of my coworkers at DISH and I cannot get past why anyone who wants a well-working app would settle for this. The DISH Remote Access app is the only one on the market right now that streams a full lineup of live TV and DVR recordings to a mobile device, even if the person is half-way across the world from home.
Max - August 13, 2012 at 8:01pm
i can´t found this app in apple store, where i can found´it ???
Evans - August 11, 2012 at 4:00am
There is a tweak on Cydia u can dl after u update and the directv app will work. Forgot what it's called but google it u will find it
directrap - August 11, 2012 at 2:01am
Last time I remember updating this..I got fucked couldnt run it on my jailbroken Ipad2.. The app is perfectly working no need to fuck it up.
Evans - August 11, 2012 at 4:04am
The Cydia tweak is called xCon. Make sure u dl it after u update the app. For future updates, just remember to remove xCon, update the app, them reinstall xCon. xCon also works for other apps like HBO
Stilgar - August 12, 2012 at 6:58pm
XCON is the Cydia app. Your old Directv app will stop working at any moment. A new version of XCAN will hopefully be out soon to fix it.
directrap - September 6, 2012 at 9:39pm
Thats what I thought updated it now its fucked. It says validating user login info won't go any further. XCON 33 doesn't work .or 36. We need a newer version Can you please release it..I will buy it.
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