DISH Remote Access App for Apple iPad™Available Now!
August 9, 2010
Great news!The DISH Remote Access App is now available for the iPad! Now DISH
Network customers can enjoy all the great features that DISH Remote Access offers on their iPad device!
Thefree DISH Remote Access App for the iPad is a fully-featured remote DVR scheduler that gives DISH customers complete access to DVR functions and features.
Schedule DVR recordings on multiple receivers, delete timers, browse and search nine days of shows, and manage your DVR library by setting recording priorities, resolving recording conflicts, and deleting already-viewed programs!
Remote Control Feature for iPad –The new DISH Remote Access App for the iPad also includes a feature that transforms an iPad into a remote control for TVs connected to compatible DISH Network receivers (see table below)!
Using the iPad as a remote control, customers can change channels, browse the program guide, start playing recorded programs, and enjoy all standard remote navigation features such as fast forward, replay, and pause.
Please see below for a reminder about DISH Remote Access features and set up.
What is DISH Remote Access?
DISH Remote Access allows customers to manage their compatible DISH Network DVR (see table below) from anywhere they have access to a PC, Mac, iPhone®, iPod touch® or iPad with Internet access – whether they are at home, at the office or on the road! Please keep in mind that the DISH Remote Access features that customers may access will vary depending on whether their receiver is connected to a broadband Internet connection.
DISH Remote Access Compatible Receiver Models
ViP® 612 DVR ViP 622 DVR ViP 722/k DVR ViP 922 SlingLoaded™ DVR
*ViP-series DVR receiver models may be connected to a broadband Internet connection. Please note that a broadband Internet connection allows remote access to certain DISH Remote Access features that may not be available without a broadband Internet connection.
Available DISH Remote Access Features
•Features on All Compatible DVR Receivers – With DISH Remote Access and a DVR receiver (512, 522, 625, ViP 612 DVR, ViP 622 DVR, ViP 722 DVR, ViP 722k DVR, ViP 922 DVR), customers should be able to perform the following tasks from virtually anywhere, as long as they have access to the Internet:
oSchedule DVR recordings;
oBrowse and search the program guide; and
oView graphics and posters from television shows and movies.
•Features on ViP-Series DVR Receivers – In addition to the functionality listed above, customers with DISH Remote Access and a ViP-series DVR receiver (ViP 612 DVR, ViP 622 DVR, ViP 722 DVR, ViP 722k DVR, ViP 922 DVR) connected to a broadband Internet connection should be able to perform the following tasks from virtually anywhere, as long as they have access to the Internet:
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oManage DVR disk space;
oSet recording priorities;
oManage recording conflicts (use the "Conflicts" option on the My DVR Tab to choose which recording timers to
skip if there is a recording time conflict); and
oDelete previously recorded shows.
In order to access DISH Remote Access functionality, a compatible device and a compatible Internet browser must be used (please see below for more information).
Also, customers who have a model ViP 922 DVR receiver connected to broadband Internet OR a ViP-series DVR receiver connected to broadband Internetand also connected to a Slingbox should be able to watch live TV or DVR recordings when logged into a computer or when using the SlingPlayer mobile app on a compatible device! (Please note that this functionality is not available using the DISH Remote Access app.)
Compatible Devices –Customers may use the following devices to access their DVR receiver over the Internet using DISH Remote Access, as long as they have a compatible Internet browser (i.e., Internet Explorer (I.E.) Version 6.0, 7.0 or 8.0; Firefox Version 2.0, 3.0 or 4.0; or Safari for a computer or Safari for a mobile device):
Computer Setup– Customers using a computer to access DISH Remote Access must create a username and password for their DISH Network online customer account at www.dish.com from a PC or Mac (if they have not previously created an online customer account).
Mobile Device Setup– Customers using mobile devices to access DISH Remote Access must complete the following steps:
1. Customers must create a username and passwordfor their DISH Network online customer account at www.dish.com from a PC or Mac (if they have not previously created an online customer account). Customers must then login to their account, click on the DISH Remote Access link on the left-hand side of the page, and use DISH Remote Access at least once from a computer before logging into a mobile application.
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2. Download the FREE iPhone or iPad app for DISH Remote Access.It is available through the Apps icon on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, or through the Apps store on iTunes at www.apple.com.
Additional Information on DISH Remote Access
For more information on DISH Remote Access, including how to set up an account and use available features, please refer to the“DISH Remote Access Feature Sheet” located on DISH Portal.
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