Dish Anywhere Review. Catch Up With Favorite TV Shows

Posted by on August 12, 2017

If you need an ideal Google Play app for Android or App Store one for iOS device that allows you to take your TV shows with you wherever you go, then the Dish Anywhere app is what you’re looking for. Get to watch all the TV shows you enjoy at home right from your iPod touch, iPad, iPhone, or Android device.

Publisher: DISH Network LLC
Last update: 1 year ago
Size: 50.26M
Compatibility: Android 4.4 and up,  iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Price: free
Get it on:  Google Play

What Dish Anywhere Is

The Dish Anywhere iOS and Android app allows you to enjoy a complete DVR management that lets you schedule recordings for your respective favorite programs, manage recording conflicts, delete shows, and much more. Considering the fact that the Android mobile and iOS app also supports streaming even with on-demand movies, it offers everything you require to enjoy a similar TV experience you get at home from virtually anywhere on your mobile device. So you don’t need to be at home to catch that show that you never miss. The myriad of features scores a 9.5/10.


This is one of the components of the app that I find to be convenient. Notably, users will find the design quite familiar and easy to navigate, an attribute that goes well with this genre of apps. The app has also undergone major improvements in the user interface for iPads and Google Android tablets. The re-designed UI alongside additional discovery features allow you to easily search for new programs that you can watch, offering one of the topmost user experiences in the industry. On the user interface, the entertainment tool scores a 10/10.

Performance and Usability

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I like the fact that Dish Anywhere allows me to manage my DVR library efficiently. Additionally, the app has never crashed on me and functions without lags on my mobile device. The app is also quite responsive and straightforward that even first time users easily find their way to their favorite TV shows. The latest version comes with bug fixes and enhanced features to significantly boost user experience.

On convenience, I would rate Dish Anywhere at a 9.5/10.

Cross-platform Use

The IPA and APK is available on both Android and iOS versions. The Apple version is compatible with iOS 9.0 and over, while the Android one varies with your specific device. On this category, the leading app scores a 10/10.

The Verdict

I like how the Dish Anywhere app for all Android devices and Apple gadgets lets me enjoy my satellite TV subscription in the palm of my hand through my Android mobile device. Regardless of your current location, Dish Anywhere offers on-demand entertainment, and regular updates are a boost to its efficiency. I would recommend it to anyone who’s looking for an app that can help them kill time from virtually anywhere. Notably, the APK has never crashed on me, and this has also been reported by IPA owners.



9.5 /10


10.0 /10

Performance and Usability

9.5 /10

Cross-platform Use

10.0 /10


  • Automatic setup;
  • An intuitive programming guide;
  • It has a built-in search engine;
  • Allows you to watch on-demand, recorded, and live programs;
  • It’s free.


  • Transfer and conversion of files may take some time;
  • Requires fast internet connection;
  • Continuous streaming may limit productivity.

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