TiVo® box features (pretty much all of them)

Think you've tried all of the features your TiVo box has to offer? See below to find out.

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  • Premiere | 4 | XL | XL4
  • Series 3 | HD | HD XL
  • Series 2
  • Series 1
  • Mini

Never miss a show

Watch all your shows when it's convenient. Learn more
Record two or four shows simultaneously. Learn more

Take total control of live or recorded shows with pause, rewind, fast forward, instant replay, and slow motion as well as the handy, new 30-second skip.

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TiVo Premiere, Premiere XL, Series3™, TiVo HD, HD XL, and TiVo Series2™ are equipped with dual tuners, so you can record two shows at once while watching a pre-recorded third. Premiere 4 and Premiere XL4 have four tuners, so you can record four shows at once while watching a pre-recorded fifth.

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Available on: TiVo Series2™, TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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Continue watching your shows in menus. Learn more

Search millions of titles and multiple sources (including the Internet) and find exactly what you want to watch. Explore and discover everything that's available on your TiVo box all in one place.*

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Available on: TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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* Broadband internet connection required.

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New picture-in-menu window enables you to keep watching your show while navigating through the menus of Premiere HD interface.

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Available on: All TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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You'll never miss your favorite show again. Learn more
Go ahead, play favorites from Premiere. Learn more

Take the stress out of remembering to record each episode of your favorite TV series. Simply set up Season Pass recordings and your TiVo box will record your shows for you whenever they air.

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Labeling something a "favorite" is as simple as hitting the thumbs-up button with the TiVo remote. Your favorites will show up in the new Favorites menu inside Premiere's new Browse feature.

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Available on: all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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Watch TV and recorded shows from a 4-tuner DVR Learn more
Forget to do something? Check your shows online. Learn more

Watch recorded shows instantly between two or more networked TiVo Premieres in your home. Previously restricted content is also now available to watch.

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Available on: all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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Not sure what you've got teed up to watch? Wondering whether you've already scheduled something to be recorded? Just access your online account and take a peek at your Now Playing and To Do lists.

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Available on: TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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Start a show in the bedroom, finish in the living room. Learn more
Worry-free TV programming for kids. Learn more

Having two or more TiVo boxes connected to our home Internet network gives you greater viewing freedom. Record a show on one TiVo box and watch it on another in the house.*

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Available on: TiVo Series2™, TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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* Not all programs may be transferred due to the use of copy protection mechanisms permitted under the FCC's encoding rules.

Restore your peace of mind with a host of family-friendly features, including the ability to carefully manage what your children watch. Parental Controls gives you the ability to limit access to only the shows you select for your kids. KidZone Guides give you helpful programming suggestions from experts.

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Available on: TiVo Series2™, TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL

Easy monitoring of recording capacity. Learn more
Free high-definition TV… what more do you want? Learn more

Premiere's at-a-glance disk usage meter displays how much of your up-to-75 hours of HD recording capacity (up to 150 with Premiere XL, up to 75 with Premiere 4 and up to 300 with Premiere XL4) you have available at any given moment, so you can better manage and monitor your storage.

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Available on: all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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You may be able to receive and record FREE over-the-air HD signals of network TV programming with a digital antenna. You'll enjoy a breathtaking picture quality unmatched by cable and satellite providers.* (Note: TiVo Premiere 4 and Premiere XL4 do not support analog cable or antenna).

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Available on: TiVo Series2™, TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, TiVo Premiere, and TiVo Premiere XL
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* Digital over-the-air antenna required and sold separately.

Discover more of what you love

Search, discover and explore in brilliant HD. Learn more
Find movies and shows faster and easier. Learn more

Premiere's wholly reinvented and visually stunning HD interface makes browsing, exploring and discovering what you want to watch easier and more intuitive than ever. A new multi-column format delivers more information per screen for faster searching, while browsing is made easy with new poster-graphic display.

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Available on: all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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Premiere's dedicated Browse feature is the perfect way to make sense of all the great content coming into your home. A poster-graphic display delivers considerably more information at a glance. Top Picks shows you the most popular content from across the TiVo universe. And if you're in the mood for a particular kind of movie, click on any one of the roughly two dozen movie categories and browse that genre.

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See recommendations for shows you might like. Learn more
Topical, interesting or popular topics grouped for you. Learn more

This Discovery Bar is a graphic lineup that appears across the top of many Premiere menus. It gives you recommendations on movies and TV shows that are similar to ones you already enjoy, as well as titles that are currently popular in the TiVo community. Drop down menus explain why programs were recommended for you. Simply click any item to record it.

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Premiere's new Collections feature highlights the best that television and the web have to offer—all grouped into fresh, fun, up-to-date categories. Explore topical collections, event-driven collections, seasonal collections and groups of shows related to something new, interesting or popular. You can even “favorite” a collection and let TiVo know what's hitting your sweet spot.

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Available on: all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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Express your opinion and the TiVo service recommends accordingly. Learn more
If you want it, TiVo will find it. Learn more

By tracking your "Thumbs Up" and "Thumbs Down" preferences, TiVo is able to learn your TV likes and dislikes over time, and provide you with increasingly on-the-mark programming suggestions.

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If you know what you like, but aren't sure when it's on, simply create a WishList search. Search by actor, director, keyword or category and every time a show matching your criteria airs, it's recorded. How cool is that?

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Let experts guide your viewing pleasure. Learn more

Guru Guides help you quickly sort through TV recommendations compiled by hand-selected experts in categories you care about: TV and movies, interests, sports and more.

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Available on: TiVo Series2™, TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL

Make any night movie night

Access over 17,000 movies & TV episodes instantly. Learn more
Link, click, watch. Movie night is now a breeze. Learn more

Instantly watch over 17,000 movies & TV episodes—many in vivid HD. Netflix streaming and the TiVo service are now playing at your house, for no extra cost with your streaming Netflix Unlimited membership.*

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Available on: TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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* Broadband internet connection required.

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Now you can make any night movie night. Over 90,000 movies and TV shows are now available for download through your TiVo box—with many in breathtaking HD.*

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Available on: TiVo Series2™, TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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* Broadband internet connection required. Additional third party fees may apply.

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Stream current hit TV shows and classic series. Learn more

Imagine instant access to last night's shows, entire current TV seasons, plus complete previous seasons of popular current shows and classic TV shows. It's all ready when you are with Hulu Plus on Premiere.*

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Available on: all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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* Broadband internet connection required. Additional third party fees may apply.

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Explore web content like never before

Check out YouTube videos on your tube. Learn more
Your favorite audio podcasts have never sounded this good. Learn more

From giggling babies to ninja-stealthy cats, you'll now be able to search for, browse and enjoy millions of FREE YouTube videos right on your TV. The possibilities are endless.*

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Available on: TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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* Broadband internet connection required.

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Listen to your favorite audio podcasts on your TV or home entertainment system instead of your overmatched computer speakers. Browse our list of featured podcasts or enter a URL of your own. Sounds good, huh?*

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Available on: TiVo Series2™, TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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* Broadband internet connection required.

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Find FREE web videos for every interest under the sun. Learn more
A picture shared is worth more than words. Learn more

Access thousands of hours of free video programs from our online partners and watch them on your TV. From cooking to spelunking, it's easy to find free videos and RSS feeds that match your interests.*

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Available on: TiVo Series2™, TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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* Broadband internet connection required.

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From vacations and proms to birthdays and first haircuts, you can now share your family's story in pictures with distant friends and relatives with Picasa Web Albums on the TiVo service, the fast and easy way to share life's most precious moments.*

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Available on: TiVo Series2™, TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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* Broadband internet connection required.

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Share your family photo albums through your TV. Learn more
Behold your favorite photos in big-screen splendor. Learn more

Use your TV to view and share your treasured family photos over the Internet. Photobucket is the fun and easy way to catch up with loved ones and connect with those who mean the most—no matter what the distance.*

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Available on: TiVo Series2™, TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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* Broadband internet connection required.

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Your most precious pictures and slideshows have never looked this good. Display your personal photo library from your PC or Mac* on your TV with TiVo. They'll be bigger than life.**

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Available on: TiVo Series2™, TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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* Additional software required from Roxio for Mac users.
** Broadband internet connection required.

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Bring more of the web to your TV. Learn more
Catch every inning of every Regular Season out-of-market game. Learn more

With the Aol On app you can easily watch the most interesting and entertaining videos from top sources like Engadget, Huffington Post, Entertainment Tonight and more. Plus, listen to entire albums from your favorite artists on the best speakers in the house.*

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Available on: all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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* Broadband internet connection required.

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Catch every inning of every Regular Season out-of-market game* with the MLB.TV app. Pause live games, jump to any inning, or check out where every team is in the standings. With MLB.TV Premium it's never been easier to watch your favorite teams in action.

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Available on: all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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* MLB.TV Premium subscription required. Blackout and other restrictions apply.

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Bring your music to life

Listen to the music library on your PC or Mac on your TV. Learn more
Create FREE personalized radio stations based on your musical tastes. Learn more

You no longer need headphones to enjoy your computer's personal music library. With TiVo Desktop software it's simple to stream the tunes you love the most on your TV or home entertainment system. Rock on.*†

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Available on: TiVo Series2™, TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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* Additional software required from Roxio for Mac users.
† Broadband internet connection required.

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The Pandora service enables you to enter your favorite song or band and create customized radio stations that stream similar music. It’s fun, easy and completely FREE! It’s a great way to discover new songs, artists and bands.

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Available on: TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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Broadband internet connection required.

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Crank your music up on your TV Learn more
How about a concert in your living room? Learn more

Enjoy hundreds of free stations on the world's largest Internet radio network. Browse by category or recommendation and save your favorite channels. View artist, album and track information as well as album artwork.*

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Available on: TiVo Series2™, TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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* Broadband internet connection required.

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Listen to millions of songs on your TV's sound system. From classical and jazz to country and hip-hop, the music you love is now just a few clicks away. Download songs or subscribe for unlimited access.*

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Available on: all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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* Broadband internet connection required. Additional third party fees may apply.

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Increase your music library by millions! Learn more

The Spotify app is the ultimate music library. With one of the biggest online music libraries, just search for any song, album, artist or music genre and hit play.

Available on: All TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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* Broadband internet connection required.

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Stay connected

TiVo App for iPad is command central for your TiVo DVR. Learn more
Put your shows in your pocket and off you go. Learn more

The new TiVo® App for iPad is a fun (and free) new companion for your TiVo HD or TiVo Premiere DVR, and the most amazing remote control on the planet. Other TiVo DVRs supported in Guest Mode.

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Available on: TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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If you've transferred your recordings to your computer, you can purchase TiVo Desktop Plus software to burn a DVD and take your recorded shows with you wherever you go.

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Available on: TiVo Series2™, TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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The TiVo App for iPhone is your pocket-sized companion. Learn more
Program a recording online. Anytime. Anywhere. Learn more

The free TiVo® App for iPhone is the convenient new companion for your TiVo HD or TiVo Premiere DVR, and a fun new way to enhance your TiVo experience. Other TiVo DVRs supported in Guest Mode.

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Available on: TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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Forget to schedule a recording? Don't panic. Just visit tivo.com from anywhere and search for shows, browse air times and channels, and schedule your desired recording online. It's like always having your TiVo box with you.

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Available on: TiVo Series2™, TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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The TiVo App for Android gives you total control from anywhere. Learn more
Take the show on the road. Learn more

The free TiVo® App for Android is the convenient new companion for your TiVo HD or TiVo Premiere DVR, and a fun new way to enhance your TiVo experience. Other TiVo DVRs supported in Guest Mode.

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Available on: TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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Who says you can't take it with you? Transfer your recorded shows to your laptop and hit the road. Or purchase TiVo Desktop Plus to convert your shows and load them onto your iPod®, PSP® or other media player.

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Available on: TiVo Series2™, TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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Schedule a recording from practically anywhere. Learn more

Stuck in a meeting? In an airport? In an elevator? No worries. It's easy to view current listings, browse and schedule a recording on the go with your iPhone, Palm Pre or other mobile device.

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Available on: TiVo Series2™, TiVo Series3™, HD, HD XL, and all TiVo Premiere series DVRs
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