4K HD available
More HD storage
for qualifying customers
4K Joey $5/mo. per TV
Conflict-Free Viewing with a DISH DVR
For some TV aficionados, DVR storage can get pretty complicated when they’re recording exclusive kids shows, original TV series, hard-to-find movies, and live sporting events—perhaps all at the same time. With the DISH Hopper 3, your family will never have a recording conflict ever again.
Watch More with the DISH Hopper
In addition to more tuners, the DISH Hopper 3 gives you the ability to watch and customize four channels at once in 1080 HD with MultiView—informally known as "sports bar mode." When you add all of that up, you’ll see that, with the Hopper 3, your family can watch more TV at the same time all around your home.
4K DISH DVR for Crystal-Clear Views
4K TV owners can watch, record, and store their favorite shows and movies to the 2 TB Hopper 3 hard drive, which has double the storage capacity of the DIRECTV Genie. Plus, use MultiView to watch even more sports channels in 4K — the highest HD resolution available. Step into the future of entertainment today.
Pair DISH Hopper 3 and Amazon Alexa
Enjoy Hands-Free TV™ with DISH and Amazon® Alexa. When you pair your DISH Hopper with an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, or any other Alexa-enabled devices, you can navigate through your guide and DVR content just by talking to Alexa. With simple voice commands, Alexa finds your favorite TV series, movies, and networks as quickly as she finds the weather forecast. Now you can add watching TV to your strategy for a seamless smart home.
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What is the DISH Network Hopper?
The Hopper is a 4K HD DVR–one of the best on the market. The Hopper helps you watch, record, and store the shows you love, with the option to record multiple shows at once and store up to 2,000 hours of content. The DISH Hopper also lets you watch in multiple rooms of your house and is compatible with Amazon Alexa, along with many other features.
How many tuners does the DISH Hopper have?
16 tuners, allowing you to watch up to 4 shows at once and record 16 shows at once.
How many shows can I record at once?
The Hopper allows you to record as many as 16 shows at one time.
How many shows can I watch at once?
Side-by-side allows you to watch 2 shows at once. MultiView lets you watch up to 4 shows shows at once, on the same screen. And Multi-Channel View lets you watch the 6 top-trending channels at once on channel 100.
How do I set DVR preferences on my Hopper?
On your DISH DVR, you can manage preferences for Personalized Folders, Default Timers, Primetime Anytime Settings, and Preparing for Mobile. To set these preferences follow these steps:
Select the DVR button.
Click the Options button. This will bring up a menu.
Select Manage Folders from the menu.
From there you can add content, name the folder, and hit save to ensure your new folder is saved on your account.
Select the Home or Menu button.
Select the Settings button. This will bring up a menu.
Select Timer Defaults from the menu.
You can then edit and save your desired timers.
PrimeTime Anytime Settings
Select the Menu or Home button.
Select the Settings button. This will bring up a menu.
Select PrimeTime Anytime from the menu.
The next screen that comes up will let you edit and save your desired PrimeTime Anytime settings.
Preparing for Mobile
With the DISH Anywhere App, you can view your DISH content on other devices. To set your preferences to transfer your recordings from your DVR to your devices:
Select the Home or or Menu button.
Select the Settings button.
Select Timer Defaults from the menu that appears.
Scroll down to the option that says Smart Select Prepare for Mobile.
How do I connect my DISH Hopper to the internet?
There are 3 ways to connect your Hopper to the internet:
To connect your DISH Hopper to the internet via Ethernet cable, connect an Ethernet cable from your internet router to the Hopper. When you order a Hopper for the first time, this cable is included.
To connect your DISH Hopper to a wireless internal internet connection, navigate to the Internet tab under Settings. Then select Wi-Fi Setup Wizard and follow the instructions to select your home network and enter your password. Select the Save button when finished.
To connect your DISH Hopper with a wireless adapter, plug the wireless adapter into the port in the back of your Hopper and follow all the instructions for connecting to a wireless internal internet connection.
How do I manage recordings on DISH?
To manage DVR recordings, press the DVR button on your remote, followed by the Options button. Then you can select recordings and move them into personalized folders. To search your recordings, use the Smart Search feature. Delete recordings by selecting the DVR button, arrowing to the show you want to delete, and pressing the recall button. You can also set and change parental controls to limit access to TV content and recordings.
What is DISH PrimeTime Anytime and how does it work?
DISH PrimeTime Anytime is a recording feature on the Hopper that allows you to access any prime-time show from ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox within 8 days of each show’s airing date.
If you want to keep PrimeTime Anytime shows, follow these steps:
Go into your DVR settings.
Find the PrimeTime Anytime tab.
Select the show you want to keep longer than 8 days and click the save button.
You can also change the PrimeTime Anytime settings in the PrimeTime Anytime tab.
How much does it cost to add the DISH Hopper?
The cost of adding a DISH Hopper to your existing DISH subscription is a monthly Whole-Home DVR fee of $15 for the first Hopper ($10/mo. for qualifying customers), plus an additional $15/month for each additional Hopper you order.
How much does it cost to upgrade to the Hopper and Joey if I am an existing customer?
The cost of upgrading to a Hopper and a Joey for an existing customer is a monthly Whole-Home DVR fee of $15 ($10 for qualifying customers).
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