Sling® Adapter

With the Sling Adapter, you're ready to watch your TV from anywhere. It's the easiest way to watch your live or recorded shows on the go.

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How the Sling® Adapter Works

Connect your Hopper, ViP® 722 or 722k HD DuoDVR® to high-speed internet service, and connect your Sling Adapter to your compatible DVR with the attached USB cable. Download our FREE DISH Anywhere app to your mobile device or go to from your computer. Start watching TV over an internet connection at your convenience.

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How to use DISH Anywhere with your Sling Adapter

Simple Installation


Connect your ViP 722/722k HD DuoDVR® or the Hopper to high-speed internet service.


Attach your Sling® Adapter to your DVR using the USB port.


Log into on your computer, or download the DISH Anywhere app to your smartphone or tablet, and start watching live or recorded TV as you wish!

What You Need to Use DISH Anywhere

High-speed internet connection, the faster, the better
(Check your download and upload speed at or similar sites):
  • Cable/DSL/Fiber Optic connection
  • High speed download (at least 4 Mbps bandwidth; WAN or LAN)
  • At least 250 Kbps upload bandwidth to power DISH Anywhere app
  • At least 800 Kbps upload bandwidth (more is better) for DISH Anywhere Computer Browser
  • LAN bandwidth of at least 3.0 Mbps
Recommended Routers:
  • Linksys WRT400N Simultaneous Dual-Band Wireless-N Router
  • D-Link DGL-4500 Xtreme N Gaming Router
  • D-Link EBR-2310 Ethernet Broadband Router
Hardware and Software Requirements for DISH Anywhere:

Minimum PC Requirements:
  • Windows 7
  • Pentium 4 class processor or equivalent with 256 MB of RAM
  • Internet Explorer 10 or higher
  • Firefox 50 or higher
  • Chrome 55 or higher
  • Edge 37 or higher
Minimum Mac Requirements:
  • Mac OS 10.9 
  • Intel-based Mac with 2 GB of RAM
  • Safari 9 or higher
  • Firefox 50 or higher
  • Chrome 55 or higher
If you are unsure of whether your web browser meets the minimum version requirements for the Sling Adapter, please visit the developer's website to download the latest version.

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Referring a Friend Is Easy
It's never been easier to refer friends and family to DISH. Just send them your unique referral code via email, text, or social media.
Earn Points
You'll earn 100 points for every friend who activates their DISH service. The best part? They'll earn points, too!
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You can redeem any reward you have enough points for -- or save up your points for bigger rewards and better entertainment.