DISH Network for iPad

Watch Live and Recorded Television Now with the DISH Network for iPad App

With the capability to watch live and recorded television on your iPhone and Android phones through DISH Network introduced not long ago, the DISH app to do the same on the popular iPad has arrived. The ability to watch all your favorite television programs and sporting events live or recorded on your DVR adds to DISH’s extraordinary TV Everywhere lineup that enables DISH customers to take television wherever they go. The already immense content supported by Apple’s iPad is now made even more comprehensive with DISH Network introducing its brand of quality satellite television programming on Apple’s revolutionary platform at no extra cost. The same familiar and convenient functionalities found on your DVR are utilized in the DISH Network for iPad Remote Access app, which allow users to search for their favorite programs (up to 9 days in advance), schedule recordings on their receiver from anywhere, edit /delete recordings and manage recording and scheduling priorities, as well as enable their iPad to function as a virtual remote for the DVR receiver. This is a wonderful must-have app for iPad users subscribed to DISH Network. The DISH Network Remote Access app for iPad can be downloaded free from the iTunes store here.

A few important reminders for DISH Network subscribers before using the DISH Network for iPad app:

    • In order to watch live and recorded television from your DVR on your iPad, DISH subscribers must have either a ViP 922 Slingloaded DVR* or a ViP 722 / 722k HD DuoDVR with Sling Adapter accessory. High-speed internet is required.
The ViP 922 Slingloaded DVR is the only DISH DVR that features embedded Sling technology and does not require the Sling Adapter accessory.
  • For ViP 722 / 722k HD DuoDVR owners, purchase the DISH Sling Adapter for $99, which connects to the receiver through the USB port.
  • The DISH Remote Access app can be used to manage your DVR library on the receiver and is compatible with these DVR models: 512, 522, 625, 612, 622, 722, 722k, 922.
  • DISH Network subscribers must have an online customer account at and will need to use DISH Remote Access at least once from a PC before using the iPad app. Log into your DISH customer account to get started.