Tricks and tips for everyone


How do I find my TiVo password?

How do I find my TiVo password?

I forgot the password to My Account. On the Send Me My Password page, enter the email address you used to activate. A temporary password will be sent to this email address.

Why is my TiVo not working?

Power cycle your TiVo device, modem and router. Unplug your modem and router then wait 10 seconds and plug them back in. A full restart can take 30-60 seconds. Unplug your TiVo device’s power cord for 20 seconds, then plug it back in.

Can I watch my TiVo recordings online?

Streaming & downloading to your mobile device. Watch TV, stream shows from your TiVo box or other streaming providers, and even take your recordings on the go! With a supported TiVo box and the free TiVo app, you’re ready to get started.

How do I activate my TiVo?

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.

How do I reset my TiVo pin?

For the newer TiVo Experience:

  1. Press the TiVo button on your remote to go to the Home screen. Select Menu, Settings and then Parental & Purchase Controls.
  2. Select Change PIN. Enter your current four-digit PIN.
  3. Use the number buttons on your remote to enter a new four-digit PIN. Enter the new PIN again to confirm.

How do I log into my TiVo account?

  1. Go to
  2. Enter your email address and password.
  3. Select Sign In. If you forgot your password, choose Forgot Your Password?.

How do you reset TiVo?

To restart the TiVo Roamio/Mini, go to TiVo Central screen and select ‘Settings & Messages,’ then ‘Help,’ then ‘Restart or Reset. ‘ Then select ‘Restart the TiVo box. ‘

Why is my TiVo box not connecting?

Check that all your cables are securely connected. Also, check that the coax connection from your modem to the wall is secure. Good to know: If you’ve moved your TiVo box to a new outlet recently and it’s no longer connecting, the outlet may not be connected to your TiVo network.

Can I watch my TiVo box on my laptop?

Can I watch Virgin Media TV Anywhere on my phone, tablet and laptop? Virgin Media TV Anywhere can be accessed via PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad as well as Android phones and tablets.

How do I download a recording from TiVo?

To download shows:

  1. Tap My Shows, and find a show that has recordings.
  2. Tap the title of the show to go to the Series page.
  3. Tap the episode title, then tap “Download Show (Android) or download button for (iOS)”.
  4. Choose a download quality, then tap DOWNLOAD WITH THESE OPTIONS.

Is TiVo free to use?

It is possible to use TiVo without a subscription. However, doing so will enforce certain limitations on your DVR. Without a TiVo, users will neither have access to program updates nor program guide updates. Because of not having access to the updates, you will be unable to schedule any recordings to watch later.

How do I connect my TiVo stream to my TV?

Plug TiVo Stream 4K into your television’s HDMI port. Attach the USB power cord to TiVo Stream 4K and plug it into a power outlet using the supplied adapter. (Do not plug directly into a USB port or use a different USB adapter other than the one that was supplied.) Power on your TV.

How do I turn off the PIN on my TiVo box?

Press the TiVo button on your remote to go to TiVo Central. Select Settings & Messages and then Parental Controls. Select one of the following: Allow purchases without a PIN: Using the number buttons on your remote, enter your four-digit purchase PIN to turn off the PIN requirements.

What happens if you reset your TiVo box?

It clears all OnePass/ Season Pass recordings, WishList Searches, Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down ratings, TiVo Suggestions, My Shows list recordings, program information, To Do List and setup information, including channel lists and Parental Controls. Completing this process may take over an hour.

How do I transfer recordings from my TiVo box?

This feature is available on:

  1. Sign in to using your username and password.
  2. Click ‘Manage.
  3. Click ‘Transfer Recordings.
  4. On the left side of the screen, use the drop-town menu to choose the TiVo box from which you want to transfer recordings.
  5. Select the recordings to transfer.

How do you reset a TiVo box?

How to reset TiVo Box

  1. Press Home on the TiVo Remote.
  2. Select Help & Settings.
  3. Select Clear or Reset TiVo box.
  4. Select Restart the TiVo Box.
  5. Follow instructions on screen.

How do you reset a TiVo?

How do I connect TiVo to my computer?

To start, simply launch the TiVo Desktop software on your PC. You should see a button labeled Pick Recordings to Transfer. Here you’ll see one of two lists; one that shows Now Playing (shows already transferred to your PC) and a My Shows list that shows recorded programming on your TiVo.

Can I watch Virgin TiVo recordings on my laptop?

Yes! It’s open to all. Just sign up here on the Virgin Media Store website, choose your 5 devices and you can watch the movies and TV shows you love on your compatible laptop, computer, tablet or mobile. To watch it on your TV, you’ll need to be a Virgin TV customer with a Virgin TV V6 box or a TiVo box.

How do I set up recordings with my TiVo remote?

When you’re watching live TV or browsing the program guide, you can set up recordings with a click of the TiVo remote! You can always record the show you’re watching. Here’s how: While you’re watching live TV, just press the RECORD button on your TiVo remote.

How do I view saved shows on TiVo?

So, if you’ve been watching this channel for a while before pressing RECORD, the saved portion (up to 30 minutes) will be recorded in addition to the rest of the show. All recorded shows appear in your “My Shows” list, which you can access simply by pressing the TiVo button on your remote control twice!

How do I change the time on my TiVo guide?

Press FAST FORWARD to move the displayed time ahead, or press REWIND to move it backward. Press ADVANCE to jump 24 hours ahead, or INSTANT REPLAY to jump 24 hours back. Highlight a show’s title in the guide, then press the RECORD button on your TiVo remote.

How do I jump 24 hours ahead or back on TiVo?

Press ADVANCE to jump 24 hours ahead, or INSTANT REPLAY to jump 24 hours back. Highlight a show’s title in the guide, then press the RECORD button on your TiVo remote.

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