About Remote Control

How to use Remote Control?

Remote control instructions differ, depending on which model you have. What does your remote control look like (please select):

  1. POWER: on/off
  2. TiVo: access the Home Screen and Apps & Games (long press)
  3. INFO: displays program information
  4. EXIT: return to previous channel or exit menus, apps, and On Demand
  5. OK: select menu items
  6. BACK: return to previous screen or clear on screen menus and graphics
  7. MENU NAVIGATION: up, down, left, right
  8. Google Assistant: press and speak into the remote to issue voice commands
  9. RECORD: displays recording options
  10. VIEWING CONTROLS: play, pause, stop, rewind and fast forward
  11. REPLAY: go back seven seconds
  12. SKIP: advance 30 seconds
  13. ENTER/LAST: return to previous channel
  14. CLEAR: deletes recordings
  1. POWER turns on/off both the television once programmed, and the TDS TV+ device
  2. VOLUME and MUTE control the TV Audio
  3. TiVo takes you to the Home Screen from anywhere on TDS TV+
  4. Navigation Ring: Up, Down, Left (rewind), Right (fast-forward)
    • While watching video, use LEFT and RIGHT to rewind and fast-forward up to three times for three speeds.
      1. While fast-forwarding or rewinding, press and hold RIGHT/LEFT again to skip ahead/behind 15 minutes
      2. Press and hold RIGHT to skip ahead 30 seconds
    • In live TV, press UP for the mini guide or DOWN to see the Home screen menu and SmartBar.
    Inner circle: Ok button. Use to choose menu items, pause and play shows.
  5. BACK starts full-screen video on the Home screen and goes back to the previous screen on other menu screens.
  6. VOD takes you to the video on demand library.
  7. INPUT changes your TV’s video source (TDS TV+ Receiver, DVD player, etc.)
  8. GUIDE takes you to the on-screen program guide.
  9. Use CHANNEL UP/DOWN to change the channel or page up/down through the lists and the guide.
  10.     Tip: Page up or Page down on guide or search screens to quickly scroll
  11. “i” (Info) brings up the full Info banner while watching a show and opens an Info card when pressed on a tile in the SmartBar and What to Watch.
  12. EXIT returns you to the previous channel while watching TV. This button also close certain apps.
  13. Google Assistant button lets you issue voice commands.
  14. Grid button jumps to the Apps & Games screen
  15. NETFLIX button launches Netflix **Separate subscription required**
  16. NUMBER BUTTONS allow you to directly enter channel numbers. Use the number pad while on the Home Screen to jump directly to the options on the Navigation Bar
    • 1= Watch TV, 2= My Shows, 3= What to Watch, 4= Guide, 5= Apps & Games, 6= On Demand, 7= Search, 9= Notifications)

Remote Control - Factory Reset

  1. On the remote, press the TiVo gray button and the power button until the activity light is solid red.
  2. Press the down volume key three times, then press the TiVo button. The activity light will blink red three times, when the process is finished, and the remote control is reset.

Check Battery Level of Remote Control

  1. Go to Menu from Home screen and scroll down to Device Settings and press OK.
  2. Select Remotes & Accessories to view remote battery level.

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