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DIRECTV customer service phone numbers and bill pay

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DIRECTV customer service numbers

When you need help with your DIRECTV service, there are a variety of resources available to help. Check out some ways you can get in touch with a DIRECTV representative to get assistance with everything from bill pay to repairs.

DIRECTV customer service


Hours: Mon-Sun, 8 a.m. – midnight ET

DIRECTV customer service is ideal for customers who are looking for general information on their DIRECTV account and billing statements. 

Call DIRECTV customer service to:

  • Access and edit your account information
  • Pay your DIRECTV bill
  • Ask questions about a recent DIRECTV billing statement
  • Change existing DIRECTV services
  • Check the status of a DIRECTV equipment order

DIRECTV tech support


Hours: Mon-Sun, 8 a.m. – midnight ET

DIRECTV tech support is perfect for customers who’d like to speak to a real DIRECTV representative about service issues, repairs and troubleshooting. 

Call DIRECTV tech support to:

  • Troubleshoot DIRECTV TV service
  • Decipher error codes and messaging
  • Make repair appointments 
  • Check the status of a repair request
  • Get help DIRECTV remote programming

Additional DIRECTV customer service numbers

Looking for new DIRECTV services?

To get DIRECTV service in your home, give us a call. Our experts are waiting to help you make your order and schedule your installation at a time that works best for you.

Call now (844) 451-2720

More ways to contact DIRECTV customer service

No time to call the DIRECTV customer service number? There are a few ways you can contact DIRECTV customer service representatives. Find your preferred contact method below.

Chat live with a DIRECTV representative

Visit AT&T – Contact Us and select “DIRECTV” or “DIRECTV NOW.” Then tap on “Chat Available” and type your question where prompted in the chat box.

AT&T Technical Support

Call AT&T tech support number at 800.288.2020 for assistance with DIRECTV issues. Technical support for internet, TV and phone is available 24/7.

DIRECTV Help Center

Visit the DIRECTV troubleshooting page and type your question in the search box at the top of the page or browse answers to common technical issues.

Social media

Reach out to DIRECTV or AT&T on a variety of social media platforms to get help with your current service or ask questions about a new plan.

DIRECTV troubleshooting and quick help guides

Not every problem requires a phone call to customer service. Take a look at a few quick guides that can help you solve your DIRECTV service issues quickly, easily and on your own time.

Troubleshooting DIRECTV service

If you’re seeing a specific error code when trying to access your DIRECTV service, there are online guides for common problems that you can reference and some quick fixes you should try. DIRECTV receiver and remote troubleshooting guides are also available if you’re dealing with a common issue among subscribers. 

Resetting your DIRECTV email password

Since DIRECTV is a part of the AT&T family, you’ll need to reset your password to your DIRECTV services by altering your AT&T user ID. Select Forgot password on either the myAT&T or AT&T TV sign-in page and follow the prompts to complete the reset.

Checking for DIRECTV outages

All DIRECTV and AT&T outages are reported online and are accessible using your login info. Simply sign in to the online portal to get the most up-to-date status on all reported outages in or around your area. 

Managing your DIRECTV data use

DIRECTV TV plans do not come with data limits, however, you may be bundling with AT&T internet, wireless or home phone service which do include caps on data usage. It’s a good idea to keep an eye on your data throughout the month just to be sure that you’re using data responsibly. To check your usage, log in to your AT&T account overview and go to Internet plan. Choose the plus sign and then select See all my usage for details.

DIRECTV bill pay options

Need to pay your DIRECTV bill? There are a few ways you can make single payments to your DIRECTV account.

  • By phone: Call the DIRECTV customer service number, 800.531.5000, or the AT&T customer service number, 800.288.2020, any day between 8 a.m. and midnight ET
  • Online: Visit and click “Sign in,” then select “View Your Statement” from the quick links section. Follow the instructions to complete your payment.
  • By mail: Find your designated DIRECTV mailing address and mail a check or money order with your statement.
  • Autopay: Enroll in auto bill pay to have your monthly payments automatically drafted. Enrolling in auto bill pay may also qualify you for temporary credits of $5 or more off your monthly bill.
  • In person: DIRECTV does not have store locations, but you can submit your DIRECTV payment at any Western Union location.

Late or partial payments to your DIRECTV account can result in fees and service interruptions. Late fees may vary by region and outstanding bill amount.

Frequently asked DIRECTV customer service questions

Why do I get AT&T customer service when I call for DIRECTV?

DIRECTV is a part of the AT&T family, so when you call the DIRECTV customer service number, you may hear AT&T messaging. Don’t worry, you can get DIRECTV support by calling the DIRECTV customer service number, 800.531.5000, or the AT&T customer service number, 800.288.2020.

How do I reset my DIRECTV box?

Locate the red reset button on your Genie or Genie Mini. For Genie devices, the red button can be found in the access card compartment on the front. For Genie Minis, the red button is on the side or back of the device. Press the button to reset the box.

Is DIRECTV service out?

As a satellite TV service, DIRECTV service may temporarily go out in inclement weather. If you think your service outage is due to a larger issue, visit the DIRECTV twitter or Facebook pages to check service status, or call the DIRECTV customer service number to speak with a representative.

How do I talk to a live DIRECTV representative?

Dial the DIRECTV customer service number at 800.531.5000, or the AT&T customer service number at 800.288.2020, between 8 a.m. and midnight ET. After verifying the phone number on the account, press “0” repeatedly until you are prompted to state the reason for your call. After stating the reason for your call, you will be connected to the next available representative.

How do I dispute a DIRECTV bill?

Call the DIRECTV customer service number at 800.531.5000 or visit and fill out the requested information to get an explanation of your bill sent to you within 10 business days.

Call to order new DIRECTV services

Ready to order new DIRECTV services for your home? You can order DIRECTV or DIRECTV NOW with one quick call. Our DIRECTV experts are standing by to take your call.nn

or call us today: (844) 451-2720

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