How to Use Double Play on DirecTV

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DirecTV is a satellite service that allows users to watch a number of cable channels and local networks through the use of a DirecTV receiver. One of the features offered by the company is "DoublePlay," which lets you view two sports programs at the same time. If you wish to use this service, you can do so easily with the use of your DirecTV remote. However, to use the DoublePlay service, you must have a Plus DVR or Plus HD DVR.


Step 1

Press the "Down" button on your DirecTV remote while watching a sports game.

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Step 2

Press the "Down" button again to activate DoublePlay and select a different channel. The DirecTV DVR device will now record both games.


Step 3

Press the "Down" button to switch between the two games. Press the "Pause" or "Rewind" button while watching either game to pause or rewind it.





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