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DIRECTV customer service information

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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

800.531.5000

Hours: Mon-Sun, 8 a.m. – midnight ET

  • Have the phone number associated with your DIRECTV account or your DIRECTV account number ready when you call in. 
  • DIRECTV’s automated menu is voice activated, so don’t worry about having to press a bunch of numbers. Simply say what you are calling about.

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

800.288.2020

Hours: Mon-Sun, 8 a.m. – midnight ET

  • Have the phone number associated with your DIRECTV account or your DIRECTV account number ready when you call in. 
  • Once you state what you are having trouble with on the tech support line, you may be asked some follow-up questions to narrow down the issue before you reach a representative.

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

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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 frequently encountered questions

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

DIRECTV bill pay options

Wondering how to pay your DIRECTV bill? There are a few ways you can make single payments to your DIRECTV account. Here’s how to pay your bill by phone, mail, online and more.

Pay your DIRECTV bill:

  • 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 directv.com 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.


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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 billing.directv.com and fill out the requested information to get an explanation of your bill sent to you within 10 business days.

Can I watch DIRECTV in bad weather?

Yes, even if your DIRECTV satellite temporarily loses signal, you still can watch DIRECTV in other ways. 

  • On your TV remote — Press List to access any DVR recordings. 
  • On your tablet or laptop — Watch online at directv.com/entertainment.
  • On your phone — Use the DIRECTV app to watch on your phone.

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