how to use the contour dvr
Never miss a show again
No shows left behind
Become a pro at setting up your DVR, recording shows and managing settings, so you can catch every episode. Always.
Watch around the house
Catch recordings anywhere at home on TV or the Contour app. You can even start in one room and finish in another.
Follow all your favorites
Record up to six shows at once with Preferred DVR or two shows with Essential DVR.
Build your binge list
Store about 1,000 hours of SD programs with Preferred DVR or 200 with Essential DVR.
Enjoy your shows on the go
Watch your recordings on any device with Cloud DVR. Just stream it through your wifi or download and watch later offline.
Catch up on shows anytime, anywhere
Access your DVR recordings whenever you want with Cloud DVR. Stream to your phone or wifi-connected device, or download recordings to watch later offline.*
*Included with DVR package; may require Panoramic Wifi or certain Contour receiver or stream player.
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Tame your TV
Live TV follows your lead. Choose a feature to see how it works.
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Capture it with Contour
It’s easy to record shows with a Contour DVR. Pick a feature to see for yourself.
device service options
Recording styles for every need
Meet the four main DVR service offerings, designed with different home sizes and watching habits in mind. All packages include Cloud DVR and have the ability to save recordings for a maximum of one year.
Record one show at a time and store up to 50 HD hours.
Record two shows at a time and store up to 250 HD hours.
Record six shows at a time and store up to 250 HD hours.
Record 24 shows at a time and store up to 1,000 HD hours.
See Contour TV service details. See also Contour TV Purchased Content details. See important information in the Residential Customer Service Agreement for full coverage details. See Annual Notice information for related information and your privacy rights as a Cox customer. For all Cox Communication policies regarding our services and business practices visit www.cox.com/aboutus/policies.html.