DISH Anywhere™ Mobile App–How It Works

In a continuous effort to provide DISH customers the very best and most convenient TV-viewing experience possible, DISH has another way to access your favorite programming away from home—the DISH Anywhere™ Mobile App. It allows you to watch TV on your smartphone or other compatible mobile device anywhere one has high-speed Internet access.  DISH is the first provider to offer in-home and out-of-home viewing of live, recorded, and On Demand programming.

DISH Anywhere mobile appWith DISH Sling® technology, you can watch live or recorded TV programming on your iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, or Android device anywhere you have a 3G or 4G connection or Wi-Fi*. You can even manage your DVR, set recordings and view program guides at the airport, in the mall, at the office, or the gym. This means you’ll never miss your favorite team, latest reality show, or a blockbuster movie when you have the time.

How to Get the DISH Anywhere App

To get the free DISH Aywhere App, simply download the app from iTunes for iPad and iPhone or from Google Play for Android devices. You can also go to and log in using your DISH online ID and password. Don’t have one? Click here to register. Follow these simple steps:

  1. Select “Guide” from bottom navigation
  2. Choose a live event from the guide
  3. Select “Watch”
  4. Tap the screen while you’re watching to display control options

To use your smartphone as a remote control, select “More” from the bottom navigation and then select “Remote” to display on-screen remote control. On your tablet, select the remote control icon in the upper right corner of the screen. Now your mobile device is your DISH remote control. This mobile app lets you find new shows, change channels and even set recordings right from your mobile device.

With DISH Anywhere™ technology, you’ll be able to catch March Madness action anywhere you have Internet access. But you have to be a DISH customer to enjoy all this great technology. With DISH, you don’t have to be at home to watch your favorite team fight to make it to the Final Four. Sneak a peek at work, watch during the commute, and catch the highlights before the staff meeting with DISH Anywhere™.

*Requires ViP 722, ViP 722k, ViP 922, Hopper with Sling receiver or Hopper with Sling Adapter

All offers, features, functionality and channel availability subject to change without notice. Please reference for current pricing and promotional information.
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