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What is WatchTV?

It’s the new streaming app from AT&T that gives you 35+ channels of live TV, plus access to loads of on-demand movies and shows (15,000 titles, in case you were wondering).WatchTV can be purchased by itself for $15 a month. Start using WatchTV by verifying your AT&T phone number and creating an account. Then, download the WatchTV app and dive into your entertainment. Each WatchTV account can stream on one device at a time.

What channels are included with WatchTV?

The current channel lineup includes:

A&E
AMC
ANIMAL PLANET
BBC AMERICA
BBC WORLD NEWS
BET
BOOMERANG
CARTOON NETWORK
CNN
Comedy Central
DISCOVERY
Food Network
FYI
HALLMARK
HALLMARK M&M
HGTV
HELLO LABS
HISTORY
HLN
IFC
INVES DISC
LIFETIME
LIFETIME MOVIES
MTV2
Nicktoons
OWN
SUNDANCE
TAYLOR SWIFT NOW
TBS
TCM
TeenNick
TLC
TNT
TRUTV
VELOCITY
VH1
VICELAND
WeTV

Local channels and regional sports networks are not included with WatchTV at this time. All channels, programming and content are subject to change, and may be modified or discontinued without notice.

How do I sign up for WatchTV?

Easy! Follow these steps to get your 7-day free trial:

  1. Go to www.attwatchtv.com
  2. Select the Start your free trial button
  3. Create an account by entering a valid email address and password and setting up your user ID
  4. Follow the instructions and enter your payment information. After the 7-day free trial, you’ll automatically be charged $15 a month until you cancel.

How do I redeem my Amazon Music Unlimited, Pandora Premium, and VRV subscriptions?

Amazon Music Unlimited:

  • First, you’ll need to sign up for the WatchTV app (if you haven’t already done so, follow these steps).
  • From your WatchTV account, select Amazon Music Unlimited and continue to their site to finish signing up.

If you’re a new Amazon Music Unlimited customer, you won’t be receiving any account statements or notifications from Amazon for this new subscription. Keep in mind, if you have an existing Amazon Music Unlimited account, you won’t be able to redeem this benefit with your AT&T Unlimited &MoreSM Premium plan and will have to select another premium service.

Pandora Premium:

  • First, you’ll need to sign up for the WatchTV app (if you haven’t already done so, follow these steps).
  • From your WatchTV account, select Pandora Premium and continue to their site to finish signing up. Once that’s done, you’re ready to listen to your favorite stations, ad-free, wherever you are.

If you’re a new Pandora Premium customer, you won’t be receiving any account statements from Pandora for this subscription. If you have an existing Pandora Premium subscription, you’ll need to create a new account in order to redeem this benefit.

VRV:

  • First, you’ll need to sign up for the WatchTV app (if you haven’t already done so, follow these steps).
  • From your WatchTV account, select VRV and continue to their site to finish signing up. Once that’s done, you’re ready to listen to your favorite stations, ad-free, wherever you are.

If you’re new to VRV, you won’t be receiving any account statements from them for this subscription. If you have an existing VRV subscription, you’ll need to create a new account in order to redeem this benefit.

How do I access my HBO®, Cinemax®, SHOWTIME®, or STARZ® subscriptions?

First, you’ll need to sign up for the WatchTV app (if you haven’t done so already, follow these steps). Then, you can watch your new premium channels directly through the WatchTV app. Or if you already have a qualifying DIRECTV, AT&T TV NOW, or U-verse account, you can access your new channels through your existing TV service within 24 hours.* And if you already have HBO®, Cinemax®, SHOWTIME®, or STARZ® you’ll see a credit within 2 bills. If for some reason you don’t want your new movie channels added to your existing TV service, just give AT&T customer service a call to get it removed.

You can also sign into HBO or Cinemax directly using your new WatchTV credentials. Happy streaming!

Where can I stream WatchTV?

You can stream WatchTV within the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It’s not available outside the U.S., including Mexico and Canada.

Can I stream on more than one device with WatchTV?

At the moment, you may only stream on one device at a time.

How do I update my WatchTV account info (email address, password, etc.)?

Updating your information is easy:

  1. Sign into your account using Google Chrome (versions 50+)
  2. Select the homepage Person icon
  3. Tap Settings
  4. Access your WatchTV User Account
  5. Select Profile
  6. Click Edit on ATT.com
  7. Hit Continue
  8. Enter your changes, click save. Once you’re done, you’ll be redirected back to your WatchTV account.

Will WatchTV be part of the AT&T Data-Free TV offer?

If you’re on an AT&T postpaid data plan or eligible prepaid data plan, streaming the WatchTV app over the AT&T wireless network will be data-free* and not count against your allotted data, including congestion management. Learn more about Data-Free TV.

How do I set up WatchTV on Amazon Fire TV or Amazon Fire TV Stick?

To stream WatchTV on your TV using Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV Edition, or Amazon Fire TV Stick, you’ll need:

  1. A wireless internet connection (required for Amazon Fire Stick) or wired Internet connection
  2. A compatible high-definition or ultra-high-definition TV with an HDMI port
  3. An HDMI cable (required for Amazon Fire TV)
  4. An Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Edition, or Amazon Fire TV Stick
  5. The WatchTV app installed from the Amazon App Store

How do I set up and manage WatchTV on an Android device after creating my WatchTV account?

Installing WatchTV on your Android device

  1. Find the WatchTV app in the Google Play Store™
  2. Select Install
  3. Select Accept and the app will download and install on your device (data rates may apply)
  4. Launch the app and sign-in after setting up your account through WatchTV

Tip: You can always find the app by entering "WatchTV" in the Google search bar. Then select the app from the search results.

Updating the WatchTV app on your Android device

  1. Go to the WatchTV app in the Google Play store
  2. Select Update
  3. Select Accept. A new version of the app will install on your device.
  4. Select Open to launch the app

Uninstalling WatchTV from your Android device

  1. Go to the WatchTV app in the Google Play store
  2. Select Uninstall
  3. Select OK button. The app will uninstall from your device.

How do I set up and manage WatchTV on iPad, iPhone or iPod touch after creating my WatchTV account?

The WatchTV app is compatible with Apple devices running iOS 9+. Below are quick steps on setting up and managing the app on your device:

Installing the WatchTV app on your device

  1. Make sure that your device is running iOS 9+
  2. Go to the WatchTV app on the App Store
  3. Select Get and download the free app (data rates may apply)

If prompted, enter your Apple ID password to download the app.

Updating the WatchTV app on your Apple iOS device

Most iOS devices automatically update the WatchTV app when a new version is available. If you have auto updates disabled, you’ll have to go to the Apple Store and manually update the WatchTV app.

Uninstalling the WatchTV app on your device

  1. Press and hold the WatchTV app until it shakes
  2. In the upper left corner of the app, select the X icon
  3. Tap Delete

How do I set up and manage WatchTV on Apple TV after creating my WatchTV account?

To stream WatchTV on your television using Apple TV, you’ll need:

  • An Internet connection (Wi-Fi or wired)
  • An Ethernet cable (wired only)
  • An HDMI cable
  • A high-definition TV/home theater with an HDMI port
  • An iOS device (optional for automated setup)
  • An Apple TV with remote and power cord (requires 4th edition and higher)

You will then need to download the WatchTV app to your Apple TV.

Note: Not all remotes are compatible with the WatchTV app. We recommend using the remote provided with your Apple TV.