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DISH TV customer service

If you’re an existing customer, call (800) 333-3474 to be connected to DISH Network customer service. If not, you can order new DISH services by calling (877) 491-2178.

DISH customer service phone numbers

Before you talk to a DISH representative, be sure to have important information on hand that can expedite your call, including the name, address and phone number associated with the account. 

DISH customer service number

(800) 333-3474

Hours: Monday – Friday from 8 a.m.-midnight (ET), 7 a.m.-11 p.m. (CT), 5 a.m.-9 p.m. (PT)

Best for:

  • Bill pay with assistance from a representative
  • Pay-per-view orders
  • Help programming your DISH remote
  • DISH account and service questions

DISH technical support

(855) 402-3233

Available 24/7

Best for:

  • Assistance with error codes
  • Receiver and remote control troubleshooting
  • Questions about equipment return
  • Signal loss issues

Additional DISH network customer service contacts

DISH offers customer support via social media, online chat, forums and guides. Here are some of the additional ways you can get in contact with DISH Network customer service or troubleshoot service issues.

Visit the MyDISH support page and click the “Chat With Us” button. Chat is available every day from 8 a.m. to midnight ET.

From the MyDISH support page, browse “Popular Topics” or enter your question in the search bar to see results about your specific need.

Contact DISH or get answers on one of their social media pages, including Facebook, Twitter and Reddit.

Call (855) 402-3233 to reach the 24-hour DISH tech support line in the event of an outage. A representative can confirm whether or not there is a documented outage in your area (which DISH will already be working to address) or if additional steps should be taken to troubleshoot your service.

Steps to troubleshoot a complete or partial satellite signal loss can be found online at

DISH troubleshooting guides

Ready to order DISH TV services?

With enhanced DVR, multiple plan options and top-tier channel lineups, DISH TV service is the perfect way to upgrade your home entertainment experience. Contact our representatives today to find your plan, schedule your installation and get started sooner rather than later.

Call for details: (844) 451-2720

How to pay your DISH bill

DISH Network gives you a number of convenient ways to pay your bill. Here are ways you can make single payments to your DISH account.

  • By phone: Call the DISH Network customer service number at (800) 333-3474 and follow the automated prompts to pay your bill. Have your account number and payment method ready.
  • By text: Text PAY BILL to 34741 and follow the instructions to make your payment. Data and message rates may apply.
  • Online: Sign in to the MyDISH My Account page to view account information and pay your bill. You can also enroll in DISH Network bill autopay from this page.
  • MyDISH App: The MyDISH App is available for free on Android and iOS devices. This app is similar to the MyDISH My Account page in that it lets you access your account information and make payments.
  • By Mail: Mail your payment to PO Box 94063, Palatine, IL 60094-4063. For residents of California, Nevada and Washington, submit your payment to PO Box 7203, Pasadena, CA 91109-7203.

Late or incomplete payments to your DISH account could result in a fee up to $10 or higher and service disruption.

DISH customer service FAQs

How do I talk to a live DISH customer service representative?

Call the DISH customer service number at (800) 333-3474 and press “0” when the automated recording begins. Then press “2” and either enter your account number or press nothing to be connected to a live DISH customer service agent.

Call the DISH Network customer service number at (800) 333-3474 to schedule the date you would like to transfer service. Make sure the electricity will be on by your scheduled install date. Pack up all DISH receivers and equipment and bring them to your new address. You do not have to do anything with your current satellite dish. On your scheduled transfer date, your technician will mount a new dish if necessary, connect your TVs and ensure service is working properly, similar to your original installation.

Upon early termination of your 24-month contract, DISH will charge $20/mo. for each month remaining in your service agreement.

You’ll need to return DISH equipment if you are using a Hopper, Joey, Wally, LNBF or Node/Hub. Follow the appropriate disconnection steps and ship your equipment at the nearest UPS location using the prepaid label provided.

The grace period to cancel your new DISH services is approximately 180 days. If you cancel within this period, you won’t be charged the purchase price or any new subscriber fees. You will, however, be charged a cancellation fee of $30. Customers who cancel after the grace period will not receive any product or subscriber refunds. They will not be charged a cancellation fee.

Yes. DISH will give you an extension on your next monthly bill, if you’re eligible, for a fee of $15. To check your eligibility, log in to your MyDISH account and check the bill payment section. If there is an option to extend your payment due date, a link will be available or it will become available through a pop-up offer window.

A DISH representative can help you upgrade your service when you call the DISH customer service number at (800) 333-3474. But, if you’re a new customer, one of our experts can help. Contact Allconnect today to shop a brand new DISH plan.

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