Using my DVR
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Create your own personal library of television programs, movies and sports that
you can watch at your convenience. You can even pause, rewind and fast forward live
television to playback scenes you missed. Record two programs at once and set series
recordings so you never miss an episode.
The Status Bar appears whenever you pause, rewind or fast forward a live program.
It also gives you information such as the title of the program you are watching,
the source of the program and duration of time. The yellow position bar indicates
where you are in the program. Green indicates the length of the program you are
watching. White indicates the length of the programs available in the buffer. Red
indicates that you are watching a recording in process.
As you watch live TV and recorded programs, press PAUSE and programming on your
TV screen instantly freezes. For programs you are watching live, your DVR will remain
in pause for up to 90 minutes. Pressing PAUSE more than once allows frame by frame
viewing. Press PLAY to resume normal play of the program from the point where it
Want to review a portion of your live show? Press REWIND. Press it again up to four
times to increase the rewind speed. REW, REW2, REW3 and REW4 will appear on-screen.
REW is the slowest setting and REW4 is the fastest. Press REWIND a fifth time or
press PLAY to resume normal play.
For programs you are watching live, FAST FORWARD can be activated if you have paused
or rewound the program. Press FAST FORWARD to move forward in the program. Press
it up to four times to increase the fast forward speed. FF, FF2, FF3 and FF4 will
appear on-screen. FF is the slowest setting and FF4 is the fastest. Press FAST FORWARD
a fifth time or press PLAY to resume normal play. You can only fast forward up to
the point of live broadcast.
You can restrict viewing of recorded programs just like any other program. If you
schedule a recording for a program you have locked, the program will be recorded,
however, audio is muted and no video will appear while the program is recording.
A restricted notice remains on-screen allowing you to enter your PIN to view the
program during recording. Once the program has been recorded, you can access it
from your list of recorded programs. Just enter your PIN to view it.
Press the red RECORD button on your remote any time while watching TV or while navigating
through the guide. For programs airing now, recording begins immediately at the
point you pressed RECORD. You can automatically schedule recordings for programs
starting at a later time or date by pressing RECORD while in the listings. Recording
will start at the program’s scheduled start time.
Record from Program Info
From the listings, highlight a program starting now or scheduled for a later time.
Press the INFO button and you will see an information screen. Highlight the RECORD
icon and press OK to start recording at the time the program is scheduled to start.
View Scheduled Recordings
From the Main Menu or Quick Menu, select DVR. Select Future Recordings and you will
see a list of all the programs you have scheduled to record. Select a title to
cancel the scheduled recording or modify the recording options.
View Recorded Programs
From the DVR Menu, select My Recordings. Use the Up and Down arrows on your remote
to search through and highlight titles from your list of recorded programs. Press
OK/Select or INFO to select the program.
A recorded program stays in your personal video library until you decide to delete
it unless you have it set to delete when space is needed. From a Recorded Program
Information screen, select the DELETE icon to delete the recording.
Multi-Room DVR functions like a DVR with the added ability of watching, recording
and deleting programs from any room in your home.
Press the green LIST button to launch the Multi-Room DVR feature and display the
My Recordings screen.
When the recording you want to watch is highlighted, press the OK button to see
the recording details on the Playback Details screen. This screen gives you a description
of the recorded program and offers the following playback options:
- Watch a recording from where you left off by selecting Resume Playback
a recording from the beginning by selecting Play-From-Beginning
- Delete a recording
by selecting Delete
The Resume Playback menu offers you the following options:
- Choose This Room’s latest position to watch from where playback was stopped on this
- Choose Master Bedroom’s latest position to watch from where playback was
stopped in the room where your DVR is located. (Master Bedroom is an example of
the room assigned to your DVR.)
- Choose Follow-Me Bookmark position to watch
from where playback was bookmarked in another room
The Follow-Me Bookmark option allows you to set a bookmark during playback of a
recording and resume that recording from that same bookmark in another location
in the home.
While watching a recorded program, press the MENU button on your remote. Select
the Set Follow-Me Book icon on the menu. Press the OK button on you remote to bookmark
the current view location.
You will see a Follow-Me Bookmark Successfully Set confirmation message. You can
now retrieve this bookmark to resume playback of the recording from this point at
any other TV in your home.
Schedule a Recording
Press the MENU button on your remote. Select the Schedule a Recording icon on the
menu and press the OK button on your remote.
On the Schedule a Recording screen, use the up and down arrows on the remote to
select the Channel, Date, Adjust time by and What’s in-progress at: fields. Use
the left and right arrows to scroll though these fields to locate and select the
program you want to record. The title and a description of the show you select will
appear in the Program field.
Once you have set up your recording, select the Rec Program icon and press the OK
button on your remote to schedule the recording. A Record Request Succeeded message
will display. You can also select the Rec Series icon to schedule multiple episodes
of a program to be recorded.
View/Change DVR Hubs
Select View Hub List from the Main Menu to view the DVRs in your home. All the DVRs
that are part of the multi-room network will display on this screen.
You can also use this screen to change the names of the DVR Hubs to match the various
locations in your home. Press the MENU button on your remote from this screen and
then enter the new name.