DirecTV NOW Just Rolled Out a Major Updated to Fix Many Common Issues




Are you having issues with your DircTV NOW service? AT&T just rolled out a major update to help address many of these issues.

Here is the full breakdown: (Note this breakdown comes from the Apple TV update. Other devices seem to be getting similar updates.)

  • Added restart indicators on Guide screen for shows that are restartable.
  • Added ability to scrub backwards during live shows that are restartable.
  • Improved ability to move focus leftwards to all/favorite channel button on Apple TV Guide screen no matter which row has focus.
  • Improved “Mute on launch” to restore prior system volume upon exiting.
  • Improved the arrangement of buttons on the Show Detail Screen for shows that are restartable.
  • Changed to remember last-played channel after sign-out / sign-in.
  • Changed to restart on-demand show from the beginning if it was previously watched to the end.
  • Fixed erroneous “outside of the U.S.” condition
  • Fixed erroneous “too many concurrent streams” condition
  • Fixed loading of top shelf content on Apple TV after new install.
  • Fixed problem video controls automatically hiding while scrubbing
  • Fixed the display of “lockout” error message on Login screen
  • Fixed Occasional crash in ad player at Start up.

This update for DirecTV NOW started to roll out on December 16th 2016.

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