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Assign a Default DVR

Last Updated: Mon, 21 Jul 2014 > Related Articles

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If you have a client receiver in the Whole Home Multi-DVR setup, you'll want to assign it a default DVR.


The Default DVR feature makes it easier record programs from an HD cable box and store them to the same DVR each time.
Go to the HD cable box that is not a DVR.
Press the SETTINGS button on the remote.

Highlight the Receivers option and press SELECT.
Result: DVR Network displays in the middle box.

Highlight the DVR Network option and press SELECT.

Highlight the Set Default DVR option and press SELECT.

  1. Use the left or right arrow buttons to highlight the name of the DVR you want.
  2. Press the B button to save the setting.

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