TiVo "Series 5 Experience 4" (Voice) Remote Control
Identifying a BT vs. RF remote:
If Last is printed in blue, the remote is a BlueTooth Remote.
If Last is printed in white, the remote is an RF Remote.
Pairing mode: Supports two methods for pairing:
Global Reset: The Global Reset function un-pairs the remote control from the paired DVR and clears any other remote settings, such as IR codes for your TV or other A/V devices.
Remote activity indicator colors
When the remote control is in Allow Pairing mode, the activity indicator (the TiVo logo's
antennae on the TiVo button) slowly flashes. When the remote control successfully pairs with a
DVR, the activity indicator flashes quickly five times and then stops.
When you press buttons on the remote, the activity indicator flashes different colors to indicate what kind of signal the remote is sending:
NOTE: 6 Tuner TiVos can be paired with up to 10 remote controls.
TiVo Central | Settings & Messages | Remote, CableCARD, & Devices | Remote Control Setup
*Please be aware that Voice commands cannot be
utilized on Experience 3
Series 5 TiVos Experience 4:
TiVo Central |left arrow to
Menu | Settings | Remote, CableCARD, & Devices | Remote Control Setup
From the Remote Control Setup page, you will be able to select the following options:
Press Channel Up once every two seconds to search for the correct code
Press Channel Up once
every two seconds to
search for the correct code
When the batteries become too weak to operate the remote control properly, the TiVo will start to be unresponsive to remote commands. When this happens, install 2 new "AA" size batteries.
|The Remote Activity Light indicates when a button on the remote is pressed. When in BT/RF mode, the light is yellow. When in IR mode, the light is red.|
|The TiVo Button takes you to 'TiVo Central'; pressing it a second time takes you to 'My Shows'.|
|If programmed, TV Power turns your TV on/off.|
|Live TV takes you to live TV from the TiVo screens. It also swaps from different tuners so that you can watch something while recording something else.|
|If programmed, Input changes the input source on your TV. Use this button to select the input the TiVo is connected to or to switch to other equipment like a VCR or DVD player.|
|Info allows you to see the channel banner while watching live TV; pressing it again makes it disappear. It also allows you to see the Program Details screen while in the program information screen, giving you additional information about the program.|
|Back returns you to the previous screen, state, or function within the TiVo menus.|
Exit out of the menu/guide to watch your Live program or recording or close apps
Select the way your widescreen television will display standard (4:3) programming by going to a standard definition channel and pressing this button. Your 4:3 programming can display in Panel (sidebars), Full (Stretch) or Zoom.
|The Arrow Buttons are used to navigate the TiVo menus and the TiVo Live Guide. The up and down arrows allow you to scroll through the menus. The right arrow will select a menu option. The left arrow takes you back to the last screen you were on.|
|OK is used in the TiVo menus or the Live Guide to choose menu options or shows to record.|
- press and hold the button, and speak naturally into the remote. Release the button when you have finished speaking.
Here are some things you can do with voice:
|Guide takes you to the TiVo Live Guide or Grid Guide where you can choose programs to watch or record. Pressing it again clears the guide from the screen.|
|If programmed, Volume increases and decreases the volume on your TV or stereo.|
|If programmed, Mute turns off the audio of your TV or stereo.|
|Channel up/down changes the channel on the TiVo and allows you to page up or down while in the TiVo menus.|
|Thumbs Up lets you give shows you like a positive rating. You can give a show up to three thumbs up. These ratings are used by the TiVo to choose programs to record for TiVo Suggestions.|
|Record starts recording the show you are currently watching.|
|Thumbs Down lets you give shows you don't like a negative rating. You can give a show up to three thumbs down. These ratings are used by the TiVo to choose programs to record for TiVo Suggestions.|
|Play will start playing a recorded show from Now Playing. When you are using pause, rewind, fast-forward or slow, pressing Play will resume playing at normal speed.|
|Rewind rewinds a program. Press it up to three times for three speeds. Press it a fourth time to resume playing. When the TiVo is paused, it allows you to go back frame-by-frame.|
|Slow plays a recording or live TV in slow motion. Use in conjunction with FF or REW buttons for frame-by-frame motion.|
|Fast-Forward fast-forwards through a program. Press it up to three times for three speeds. Press it a fourth time to resume playing. When the TiVo is paused, it allows you to advance frame-by-frame.|
|Pause freezes a recorded show or live TV. Pressing it again resumes playing.|
repeats the last 8 seconds of the program on a recording or live TV.
This button also will take TV Listings back 24 hours at a time.
|The On Demand button takes you directly to Video On Demand.|
|The NETFLIX button takes you directly to the NETFLIX App.|
jumps ahead 30 seconds when watching recorded programming. Hold down more than 2 seconds and
it will take you to the end the show. If you are watching live (buffered) TV, you can use it
to catch up to the live broadcast.
Use in conjunction with FF or REW buttons to skip to each 15 minute tick marker.
This button also will take TV Listings forward 24 hours at a time.
|A, B, C, D - Special options used throughout TiVo's Interactive Guide for sorting and filtering results.|
allow you to enter channel numbers.
Numbers 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 also take you to shortcuts in the guide while in TiVo central.
Number 0 takes you to the TiVo animation while in TiVo central.
|Clear removes the channel banner on live TV or a recorded program. You can also use it to delete programs from My Shows.|
returns you to the last channel the TiVo was tuned to in live TV.
If Last is printed in blue, the remote is a BlueTooth Remote.
If Last is printed in white, the remote is a RF Remote.
To enter IR mode:
Press and hold the
buttons until the activity indicator on the remote control lights. The remote remains in IR
mode until you enter the key combination that puts the remote into BT/ RF mode.
Switching to BT/RF mode (for 6 Tuner TiVos):
Entering BT/RF mode causes a paired remote that is currently operating in IR mode to switch to BT/ RF mode. This procedure has no effect in New Pairing mode or when the remote is unpaired.
To change the remote control from IR mode to BT/RF mode, press and hold the + buttons until the activity indicator on the remote control lights.
IMPORTANT: The remote must be in BT/ RF mode for this to work
The Global Reset function un-pairs the remote from the paired DVR, then clears any other remote settings, such as IR codes for your television or other A/V device. Use this function to unpair a remote and return it to the out-of-box settings.
IMPORTANT: You will need both the paired remote and the DVR to perform a global reset. If your paired remote has been lost or damaged, you will need to use a new remote in IR mode to put the DVR in a pairing state, then pair the new remote to the DVR. For instructions, see To Pair a different remote to your DVR.
- Press and hold the + buttons until light on the remote blinks
- Press three times, then press
- The light on the remote will flash three times if the global reset is successful