DIRECTV customer service information

Find customer service phone numbers, ways to pay your DIRECTV bill and troubleshooting guides.

DIRECTV customer service number: (800) 531-5000

Order new DIRECTV service: (844) 451-2720

DIRECTV customer service numbers

When you need help with your DIRECTV service, there are a variety of ways to contact customer service or tech support. Check out some ways you can get in touch with a DIRECTV representative to get assistance with everything from paying your DIRECTV bill to scheduling service repairs.

DIRECTV customer service phone number

(800) 531-5000

DIRECTV customer service 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. 
  • 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 when prompted.

The DIRECTV customer service number is ideal for general information on your 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. 
  • 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 when you need to speak with a 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?

Find DIRECTV near you by reaching out to our DIRECTV specialists. To get DIRECTV service in your home, give us a call. Our experts are waiting to help complete your order and schedule your installation at a time that works best for you.

Call now (844) 451-2720

How to pay your DIRECTV bill

Wondering how to pay your DIRECTV bill? There are a few ways you can complete your DIRECTV bill pay. DIRECTV billing can be made by single payments to your DIRECTV account, or you can set up DIRECTV online bill pay with autopay.

DIRECTV bill pay options

  • Pay your DIRECTV bill by phone: Call the DIRECTV billing number, (800) 531-5000, or the AT&T customer service number, (800) 288-2020, any day between 8 a.m. and midnight ET.
  • Pay your DIRECTV bill online: Visit and click Sign in, then select View Your Statement from the quick links section. Follow the instructions to complete your DIRECTV bill payment.
  • Pay your DIRECTV bill by mail: Find your designated DIRECTV mailing address and mail a check or money order with your statement. 
  • Pay your DIRECTV bill with autopay: Enroll in DIRECTV 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 DIRECTV bill.
  • Pay your DIRECTV bill in person: DIRECTV does not have store locations, but you can submit your DIRECTV bill 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 DIRECTV bill amount.

How to cancel DIRECTV service

Call (800) 531-5000 DIRECTV customer service hours: Mon-Sun, 8 a.m. – midnight ET. Say “disconnect DIRECTV” to get connected to a representative. You must be the DIRECTV account holder to cancel DIRECTV service at your home. 

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.

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.

Need AT&T/DIRECTV customer service? 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. Visit AT&T customer service for more information.

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.

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.

Unfortunately, there is no DIRECTV customer service email address.

AT&T’s help forum, @ATTHelp, is a great resource for posting comments and questions regarding your DIRECTV service.

DIRECTV troubleshooting guides

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 customer service FAQs

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.

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.

Use your DIRECTV TV login to stream DIRECTV or select networks included in your DIRECTV package remotely. Your DIRECTV TV login is the same as your account login. If you forgot your DIRECTV TV login, go to for instructions on how to look up your user name and reset your password.

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.

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.

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
  • On your phone — Use the DIRECTV app to watch on your phone.

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