NEW VIDEO: Show SD channels on DIRECTV (new Genie GUI)

If you’re having problems with rain fade, you may choose to watch standard definition channels on DIRECTV instead of HD ones. This tutorial shows you how to show both in the guide so you can pick the channel you want. If you are using an older DIRECTV receiver, watch this video How to Show HD or SD channels in your DIRECTV Guide – YouTube instead.

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