Locast is a free app available on internet-connected Hopper and Wally receivers that lets you stream your local channels straight from your DISH receiver if you are located in Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, New York, Philadelphia, or Washington D.C. (see how to connect your Hopper to the internet).
To open the Locast app, follow the below steps:
On a 40.0 remote, press the BLUE button.
On a 50.0 or 52.0 remote, press the Apps button.
On a Voice Remote, press the microphone button and say "Go to Apps."
Scroll to and select the Locast app
Select "Login with activation code" and make note of the code shown on the screen
After entering the activation code, log into your Locast account or register for a new account
On your DISH remote, use the arrow keys to select the program you want to watch
To return to the Locast guide, press the CANCEL or Back button, depending on your remote. To return to live DISH programming, press VIEW LIVE TV or hold the Back button, depending on your remote.
Please note, a donation advertisement will display regularly while watching. If you choose to make a donation, the message will display less frequently. For questions about this advertisement, please contact Locast directly at Locast.org.