How do I setup my TiVo?

How do I setup my TiVo?

Setting up your TiVo DVR is easy! Just connect it to your programming source (cable, antenna, etc.), your TV, and your home network (or to a phone line if you do not have a home network). Then plug it in and follow the on-screen instructions to complete Guided Setup.

Does TiVo Premiere work with antenna?

If you have cable AND antenna, then you will want a Series3 or two-tuner Premiere Series4 TiVo. Newer TiVos will not record both antenna and cable. If you have antenna, you can use a Series3, Series4 Premiere (2-tuner), Base-model Roamio, Roamio OTA or Bolt.

How long does TiVo guided setup take?

about 3-5 minutes
Begin Network Connection- The TiVo box will now connect to the TiVo Service to get the information needed for the next steps of the Guided Setup. This will take about 3-5 minutes. If a critical service update is available, the connection will take longer. Press SELECT or OK for TiVo VOX Remote.

How do I force a TiVo to update guide data?

How to Force Tivo Programming Update

  1. Step 1: Enter the Messages & Settings Menu.
  2. Step 2: Enter the Settings menu.
  3. Step 3: Enter the Phone & Network menu.
  4. Step 4: Connect to the TiVo Updater Service.
  5. Step 5: Wait for the updater to run.

How do I set up TiVo 4K?

  1. Step 1: Set Up Device. Install TiVo Stream 4K as shown here, or follow the instructions that came with your device.
  2. Step 2: Activate. After device setup, you will come to an activation screen.
  3. Step 3: Personalize.
  4. Step 4: Launch the TiVo Stream App.

Is there a TiVo app?

The TiVo app turns your mobile device into a portable TiVo box! Just download the TiVo app to get started.

Does TiVo Premiere have built in WiFi?

These models have WiFi functionality built in. No additional equipment is required. These models require an external wireless adapter. TiVo recommends either the TiVo Wireless N Adapter or the TiVo Wireless G Adapter….Content.

TiVo Series Menu Path from TiVo Central
TiVo Premiere Settings & Messages > Settings > Network

Can you watch TiVo without internet?

Your TiVo box needs a high-speed Internet connection to receive program listings, TiVo® service updates, and on-demand content.

How do I change the guide view on TiVo?

From Live TV, press the Guide button to display the TiVo Live Guide. Press the yellow ‘A’ button. Highlight an option, and then press the Left/Right Arrows to change it.

Does resetting TiVo box lose recordings?

Restart the TiVo box/DVR: Shuts down the TiVo box and starts it up again. This will not affect recorded shows, OnePass/ Season Pass recordings, WishList searches, or TiVo Suggestions. You may need to restart your TiVo box as a routine troubleshooting step.

Does TiVo have a program guide?

Use the on-screen guide to find shows and set up recordings quickly—just press the GUIDE button on your TiVo remote. The guide displays up to two weeks of programming. This feature is available on: Any TiVo DVR using the new TiVo experience.

How do I register my TiVo Stream 4K?

Go to, and sign in with your username and password. The following screen will be displayed. Enter the activation code. Enter the letters and/or numbers displayed in the white “Captcha” box.