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Video On Demand (VOD)

Availability

Video On Demand movies are located on channels 1 and 501. Once purchased, Video On Demand movies are available for 24 or 48 hours.

Video On Demand movies are only available on models 512, 522, 612c, 622, 625, 722, 722k, Hopper and Hopper with Sling. To determine if you have a compatible receiver, check the model name on the front of your receiver or go to mydish.com/myequipment.

VOD Ordering Methods

By Remote (requires a phone line or broadband connection)

  1. Press the GUIDE button on your DISH remote and go to channel 1 or 501.
  2. Find the movie that you want to rent and press SELECT on your remote control.
  3. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete your purchase.

    Video-On-Demand Range in EPG

Online

  1. Press the GUIDE button on your DISH remote and go to channel 1 or 501.
  2. Find the movie that you want to rent and press INFO on your remote control.
  3. Make note of the Order ID shown on the screen.
  4. Log in (or create an Online ID) at mydish.com/ordervod.
  5. Enter the Order ID and click Search.
  6. Follow the instructions on the next page to complete your purchase.

By Phone

  1. Press the GUIDE button on your DISH remote and go to channel 1 or 501.
  2. Find the movie that you want to rent and press INFO on your remote control.
  3. Make note of the Order ID shown on the screen.
  4. Call 1-877-DISH-PPV (1-877-347-4778) and follow the voice prompts to complete your purchase.

1080p VOD Movies

If your TV supports 1080p resolution, you can order some Video On Demand movies in 1080p. When you attempt to order a 1080p movie, the receiver will perform a quick test to make sure your TV is compatible. If your TV is unable to display the 1080p movie correctly, then the movie will be offered to you in your normal high-definition resolution.

3D VOD Movies

If your TV supports 3D display, you can order some Video On Demand movies in 3D. When you attempt to order a 3D movie, the receiver will perform a quick test to make sure your TV is compatible. If your TV is unable to display the 3D movie correctly, then the movie will be offered to you in your normal high-definition resolution.