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Introduction

With Netflix on your TiVo, you can enjoy a wide selection of Netflix movies and TV episodes from Netflix right to your TiVo® box!

 

Eligibility Requirements Include:

  1. An eligible TiVo box (see above) in HDUI

  2. Our High Speed Internet connection

  3. A Netflix subscription

Internet Speed

  • Netflix is a streaming service--movies and TV episodes are streaming over the Internet, not being downloaded, so you must be connected to the Internet throughout the time you are watching from Netflix.

  • Netflix works with many different levels of Internet speeds, the speed of your Internet connection may impact your viewing experience

  • Internet Connection Speed Recommendations - 20 Mbps Recommended for HD video quality


Quick Tip! You can press the ZOOM or UP key to toggle in/out of the show you are watching or in and out of the Netflix Menu.
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Where to Find Netflix on TiVo


    • Series 4 & Series 5go to TiVo Central  | Apps & OnDemand  | Netflix
       
    • Series 5 Experience 4, go to TiVo Central  | Apps

    • You can also tune to the channel below to automatically be taken to the Netflix home screen:

      • 750 - LHV

      • 450 - All other areas

      • Force connect twice if you do not find this channel in your lineup
 

Linking your Netflix Account to your TiVo

    The first time you launch Netflix (or if you have previously signed out) you will have 2 choices:

    Start Your Free Month (If you are not a Netflix member, you will be offered a free trial. Follow the onscreen prompts to sign up. A credit card number is needed to start free trial.)


    Sign In: If you are already Netflix member, continue with the following steps. You need to sign into each TiVo separately.

    1. Enter your email address using the onscreen keyboard

    2. After email address is entered, arrow down and choose Next

    3. Enter your password using the onscreen keyboard

    4. After password is entered, arrow down and choose Next



    Log in info is saved. You will not need to sign in every time. 

 

If You are Not Subscribed to Netflix

    Choose 'Start Your Free Month' If you are not a Netflix member, and you'd like a free month's worth of service.

    • Follow the on-screen instructions to sign up for your free trial with Netflix

    • A credit card number is needed to start free trial. All billing will go through Netflix
 

Unlinking your Netflix Account to your TiVo

    1. Series 4 TiVos, go to TiVo Central | Settings & Messages | Account & System Info | Netflix Account Information

      Series 5  TiVos, go to TiVo Central | Settings & Messages | Help | Account & System Info | Video Provider Accounts and select Netflix Account Information 

      Series 5 Experience 4 TiVos, go to TiVo Central | left arrow to Menu | Help | Account & System Info | Video Provider Accounts and select Netflix Account Information 

    2. Choose Deactivate this device

    3. To confirm, press Thumbs Down 3 times, and Enter. Netflix will then be deactivated

    4. To re-activate the device, you will need to sign in again the next time you launch the Netflix App


      • Please note - the email from a previous session may still show and it may seem like you can't change it

      • Just select Previous, and it will take you back to the editable email field
 

Using the TiVo Remote to Watch and Search Netflix Videos

    From the main Netflix screen:

    1. To watch a show from one of the displayed categories, simply select it

    2. From Netflix home, users can press the up arrow key to get the Netflix menu screen (below). Also, users can press the Zoom or UP key to toggle in/out of the Netflix Menu
       
        
    3. Users can control the menus with the arrow keys.  The Zoom key will navigate to the menu areas and toggle in/out of the Netflix menu

    4. Control playback with play/ff/pause/rew or the arrow keys

     

    To search for a show:

    1. Press the up arrow key in the main screen. Scroll Up to the top menu and choose the Magnifying Glass Icon to search

    2. Enter the first few letters of a show title. Matching titles appear as you type

    3. When you find a something to watch, select it and choose Play. If you want to get out of the show, press the Zoom or UP key

    You can also choose to view other episodes, add the show to your list of favorites, remove the show from your list of favorites, rate the show, or change audio/video options.

 

Using Subtitles (Closed Captions)

    On TiVo, Audio & Subtitle options (closed captions) can be accessed while a movie or TV show is playing:

    1. While the movie or TV show is playing, press the Down arrow

    2. Select Audio & Subtitles

    3. Select your preferred audio or subtitle options
 

If The Netflix icon is Not on Your TiVo

    1. You must be in HDUI. If in SDUI, change it

    2. Test the internet connection

    3. Ensure that Netflix is listed as a video Provider:

      Series 4  TiVos, go to TiVo Central | Settings & Messages | Settings  | Channels  | Add & Manage Video Apps


      Series 5 TiVos, go to TiVo Central | Settings & Messages | User Preferences | Add & Manage Video Apps and check Netflix

      Series 5 Experience 4 TiVos, go to TiVo Central | left arrow to Menu | Settings | User Preferences | Add & Manage Video Apps and check Netflix

      • Ensure there is a checkmark for Netflix.

      • If the app doesn't appear after ensuring it is a selected video provider, reboot the HDUI

      • To confirm, press Thumbs Down 3 times, and Enter. Netflix will then be deactivated

      • Once the HDUI comes back up, the app should appear.

      • If not, UNcheck the App again, and restart the TiVo. Then repeat steps 1-5 
 

Device Limit

    The number of devices that may be allowed to instantly watch simultaneously will depend on your Netflix membership plan (basic plan is 2 devices) 

    You must call or access Netflix online to view specific information on your account with Netflix

 

Netflix Billing/Payments

    • All payments are made via credit or debit card directly to Netflix

    • Direct any billing questions to Netflix

    • We do not bill you, nor should you make any payment to us for Netflix services
 

Netflix Partnership with Our Company

    Our company  has a direct local connection with Netflix

    • As a Netflix Open Connect partner, we offer Internet customers something few other providers can—the fastest Netflix connection and best Netflix viewing experience! 

    • Read More about our partnership with Netflix
 

Netflix Help and Support

    Netflix can assist with the following: 

    • Updating a Netflix email address or password

    • Updating payment method/change payment details

    • Canceling Netflix account

    • Payment history

    • Streaming problem

    • Help signing in

    • Netflix webpage issues

    • Netflix My List issues

    • Product availability or pricing

    • Video quality

    • Billing questions

    • Netflix promotions

    • Program detail and description errors

    • Trouble viewing Netflix

    We offer support for the following issues:

    • TiVo setup

    • Account linking

    • Networking Issues


    Netflix Phone Number

    • (866)579-7172

    Netflix Online Support



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