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How to Use Your DVR

Last Updated: Fri, 19 Sep 2014 > Related Articles

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Summary

Learn the basic functions for recording, playing, and managing programs using your DVR.

Solution

Want to learn how to use the basic functions of your digital video recorder (DVR)? Just follow the steps below.
1

To Record Two Shows at Once, or Record a Show While Watching Another Channel

 

  1. Tune to the show you want to record.
  2. Press the REC button on the Cox remote control.
  3. Press the Up or Down arrow button on the remote to highlight the One episode or Record this show option.
  4. Press the A or SELECT button on the remote to begin the recording.
  5. Tune to the other channel you want to watch.
  6. Repeat steps 2 through 4 above to record this channel at the same time.
2

To Record the Show That You are Watching

 

  1. Press the REC button on the remote.
  2. Press the Up or Down arrow button on the remote to highlight the One episode option displayed on your TV.
  3. Press the A or SELECT button on the remote.
3

To Save a Show Until Manually Erased

 

  1. Press the LIST button on the remote.
  2. Press the Up or Down arrow button to highlight your recorded show.
  3. Press the SELECT key and choose the Save until manually erased option.
4

To Stop a Recording That is Already in Progress

 

  1. Press the STOP button on the remote.
  2. Press the Up arrow button to highlight the Stop and erase name of show option.
  3. Press the SELECT button on the remote.
5

To Find and Play Recorded Programs

 

  1. Press the LIST button on the remote to display the list of recorded programs.
  2. Press the Up or Down arrow button to highlight a program in the listing.
  3. Press the Play button on the remote control.

     

    Even if your remote control does not have a Play button, proceed to the next step.
     

  4. Press SELECT to display the Recorded Program Options screen.
  5. Press the Up or Down arrow button to highlight the Play option.
  6. Press SELECT to begin playing the program.
6

To View the Show That you Have Recorded

 

  1. Press the LIST button on the remote.
  2. Press the Up or Down arrow button to highlight your recorded show.
  3. Press the PLAY button on the remote.

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