How to Activate a DirecTV Receiver Online
When you sign up for DirecTV service, the equipment is typically installed by a company serviceman. But you can also have the equipment sent to you to set up. You can activate the service by contacting DirecTV or going online.
Go to Directv.com
Click on “Activate Receiver.”
Input your personal information.
Input the information on the bottom of the receiver, then click “Activate.”