DEVICES: TiVo

Control Types

TiVo can be controlled via IR controls. 

Auto Switching

Control Center can detect the follow activities on TiVo:

  • Power on
  • TiVo IR Remote operation

If Auto Switching for TiVo is enabled and any of these activities happen, then Control Center will turn on and switch sources to TiVo automatically. 

Basic Controls

TiVo Buttons are mapped to the following Control Center buttons:

 TiVo   Control Center
 Directional Pad   Directional Pad
 Cancel   Back Button
 Guide   Menu Button
 DVR   Home Button
 REW   Rew
 FFWD   FFWD
 Pause   Play/Pause
 Page Down   Down Arrow
 Page Up   Up Arrow
 Numberpad   9 Dots
 Recall   Long press Back Button
 Menu   Long press Menu Button
 Info   Long press Home Button
 Replay   Long press REW
 Skip   Long press FFWD
 More buttons   Long press 9 Dots
 Commercial Skip   Up Arrow

 

You can also customize additional long-press functions. Long press the (9 Dots) button. You can then select a function on the left side of the menu, and press & hold the button you want to assign that function to.

Ring Gesture

Control Center's remote directional pad can also be used as a touch sensitive gesture button for FF/RW & Skip Forward/Skip Back. This feature is enabled by default for TiVo. Simply rest your finger on the directional pad and move your finger clockwise to FF/Skip Forward, and move it counter clockwise for RW/Skip Back. You can disable/enable this feature by navigating to Settings > [Device] > Ring Gestures.

Deep Linking

Deep Linking on TiVo supports navigating to specific shows or channels.

- Connect TiVo to any available Control Center HDMI port.
- Verify Control Center discovers the newly connected TiVo
- Verify TiVo is connected to the same network as Control Center
- Proceed with on-screen steps to setup the new device
- While in setup, follow the instructions to verify you can control the TiVo with your Control Center remote.

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