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Connect Your Hopper to the Internet

Gain access to tens of thousands of movies and shows On Demand, TV on-the-go with DISH Anywhere, and other popular apps like Netflix!

Quick Setup
Get all these features & more!

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DISH makes it easy to catch up on missed episodes, binge-watch your favorite seasons, and see the newest movies and shows from the networks you already subscribe to.


Netflix, Game Finder, Pandora, YouTube, and The Weather Channel

Enjoy built-in Netflix1 and other popular apps.

DISH is pleased to partner with Netflix and provide the Netflix app on select Hopper family receivers. Enjoy instant access to your Netflix subscription without switching inputs or juggling remotes.

1 Netflix streaming membership required. Netflix not available on all receiver types.
Still frame from Manifest, available On Demand

Watch tens of thousands2 of free movies and shows On Demand.

We've expanded our library to include tens of thousands of free titles and original content included with your DISH subscription! Stream today's hottest movies and shows for free, rent, or purchase, On Demand with DISH.

2 Availability varies based on programming package.
DISH Anywhere app on an iPhone and tablet

Watch your favorite shows on the go.

Transform your computer, smartphone, or tablet into your TV3 and enjoy the comfort of home from anywhere! DISH Anywhere allows you to enjoy all your live channels, recorded content, and tens of thousands of On Demand titles, no matter where you go.

3 Some DISH Anywhere capabilities not available on Hopper. Watching live and recorded TV anywhere requires an internet-connected Hopper with Sling or Hopper 3 and compatible mobile device.

Control TV with your voice.

Use our Voice Remote or link your existing Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant device to your Hopper DVR4.

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4 Amazon Alexa devices and Google Assistant devices require internet-connected Hopper®, Joey®, or Wally®. Amazon, Alexa, and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc., or its affiliates. Google and Google Home Mini are trademarks of Google LLC.

Connect Your Hopper DVR to the internet

Step-by-step instructions
wi-fi symbol

Connect with Wi-Fi

  1. Go to your Hopper receiver – on your remote, press the MENU button once or the HOME button twice
  2. Select "Settings," then "Internet"
  3. Select "Wireless Setup," then "Wi-Fi Wizard"
  4. Find your network name, then select "Next"
  5. Enter your password if needed, then select "Save"
ethernet port

Connect with a cable

  1. Plug the ethernet cable into the back of your Hopper DVR
  2. Enjoy the benefits of connecting immediately
For additional assistance, visit mydish.com/wifisetup