This app lets you control DIRECTV just like a remote control with your smart phone. It will be your ordinary TV remote replacement. If for any reason, the automatic scan does not work, you can enter your DIRECTV's IP Address manually. Your phone must be connected to the same network as your DIRECTV's. Tips: If automatic scan does not work, go to the settings screen, make sure to enter correct IP range of your network and re-scan again. If it still does not work, you can enter the IP address manually by add new DIRECTV. DISCLAIMER This app is neither an official DIRECTV product, nor are we affiliated with the DIRECTV company.