The remote, reimagined. The FREE TiVo® App for iPad

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Compatible with iPad.
Requires iOS 5.1 or later

A groundbreaking new way to interact with your TiVo DVR

Hold the power of TiVo in the palm of your hands by turning your iPad into command central for your TiVo DVR. Download the free TiVo App for iPad and search, browse, schedule and share without interrupting what you're watching. Use it on the couch for a richer TiVo experience, or use it while you're out to browse and schedule. Turn your iPad into the ultimate TiVo companion today and take your TV-watching experience to a whole new level.

Note: You must be connected to your home Wi-Fi network to enjoy all the features that are available to you through this App.


Find what's on in an instant by channel, date and time without interrupting the show you're watching. From here you can schedule a recording, add shows to your Season Pass recordings, or start playing a show if it's currently on.


Discover something great to watch by genre or category in Browse. Whatever you're in the mood for, this feature makes it easy to find something just right in seconds.

Info (Show)

Call up information about a show in seconds and see all relevant details at a glance in Info. From here, you can order a Season Pass recording, explore the cast and crew, and see which online partners deliver the show.

My Shows

Check in on what you've got waiting in your own personal entertainment lineup in My Shows. Not only can you sort by date and title, you can monitor your available recording capacity with the handy disk space meter.

What to Watch Now

Looking for something to watch that is currently airing? What to Watch allows you to browse TV shows and movies and are on TV right now.

What to Watch Now – Thuuz

Looking for an exciting game to watch right now? Thuuz rates each game for zero to 100 so you can tune into the best game to watch right now.


Take total control of your entertainment with your choice of two great TiVo remote control options: a full-scale replica of a classic TiVo remote or an intuitive, gesture-based remote control.

TiVo® App for iPad features

TiVo Premiere TiVo HD/Series3
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Price Free Free
Program guide
Search TV & movies
Browse TV & movies
Explore cast & crew
Remote control
Schedule recordings
Manage recordings
Start playback on TV
Info on show currently playing
See recorded shows

Enjoy all the features when connected to your local Wi-Fi network

Enjoy limited features when you’re away from your DVR through your wireless data network

Your WiFi Network Your 3G Network

Works with:

TiVo Series1™ and Series2™ Sorry, the app is not compatible with TiVo Series1 or Series2 DVRs.
TiVo Series3™, HD and HD XL DVR Enjoy the app's guide, scheduling, remote control, search and explore features, but these users should anticipate a smaller set of features and capabilities than Premiere users.
TiVo® Premiere Series DVRs

TiVo® Premiere from RCN, Suddenlink, Evolution, Grande, GCI, MidContinent
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