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Changing the Visibility of a Contour DVR

Last Updated: Wed, 05 Oct 2016 > Related Articles

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Summary

Protect the privacy or recording schedule of a DVR by making it invisible to other receivers in a Whole Home DVR setup.

Solution

The Whole Home DVR setup is a privacy feature that protects DVR list of titles, recordings, and storage space from being accessed by another receiver with the network.
 
Note: An invisible DVR can still access visible DVRs on the Whole Home network.
 
Follow these steps to make your DVR visible or invisible.

1

Go to the location of the DVR you want to change to Visible or Invisible.

2

Using the Cox remote, press the SETTINGS button.

3

Select Receivers and then press OK.
 
Result: The middle box displays DVR Network.

4

Select DVR Network and then press OK.

5

Select the Change Network Status feature and then press OK.

6

Select the Visible or Invisible feature and then press OK.
 
Note: If Parental Control settings are enabled, you must enter the PIN to save the changes. This prevents unauthorized changes to the Visible or Invisible feature.
 
Result
: A confirmation window displays the new status of the DVR.


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