Get to Know TiVo

Get the Most Out of Your TiVo

TiVo 101

How-To Videos

Set a Recording

Set a TiVo Recording

Recording options let you customize each recording, so you always get the results you want.

TiVo WishList Search & Discovery Bar

TiVo WishList Search & Discovery Bar

A WishList search finds shows that match your search criteria on any channel you receive — and it keeps on searching for as long as you keep the WishList search. Discovery Bar displays ideas for show you might like based on what shows you record and mark as your favorites.

YouTube & Podcasts on Your TiVo

YouTube & Podcasts on Your TiVo

Your TiVo box gives you access to web videos — both YouTube™ and video podcasts — from a wide variety of providers.

RCN OnDemand, Search All & Music Anytime with Pandora Radio

RCN OnDemand, Search All & Music Anytime with Pandora Radio

Access RCN’s vast library of On Demand shows and movie titles. Search all of your available entertainment from a single screen. Enjoy personalized music “stations” anytime with Pandora Radio.

TiVo Search All Your Options & Browse Collections

TiVo Search All Your Options & Browse Collections

Search by show title, episode title, show description, or person name (actor, director, etc.). The TiVo service searches upcoming TV shows and movies, web videos, and RCN video On Demand offerings all at the same time.

Your TiVo Remote & The Program Guide

Your TiVo Remote & The Program Guide

The on-screen program guide displays up to two weeks of TV programming at the touch of a button — the GUIDE button on your TiVo remote. You can choose to display the guide as a grid, or use the TiVo Live Guide.

TiVo Apps

TiVo Apps

If you forget to record something, or get a hot tip at the water cooler, your TiVo Premiere is only as far away as your tablet or smartphone, thanks to the free TiVo app.

TiVo Central

TiVo Central

TiVo Central is the starting point for just about everything you do with your TiVo box. From TiVo Central, you can see all the shows you’ve recorded, find new shows and set up recordings, explore great RCN On Demand choices, and more.


TiVo Features Tour

The Basics

The Basics

Get to know your TV’s best friend! Here’s a tour of all of your TiVo box’s Basic Features; Quick Tour; Find & Record Shows; TiVo Central; My Shows; TiVo Remote.

Advanced Functions

Advanced Functions

Have you mastered the basics? Now it’s time to take full advantage of all of the advanced features your TiVo entertainment experience offers you. Record a Season Pass; TiVo Suggestions; WishList Search; TiVo Discovery Bar

Web & OnDemand Entertainment Options

Web & OnDemand Entertainment Options

Pandora Radio; Rhapsody; 365 LIVE; Play Music from Your Computer; YouTube Videos; Podcasts; Connect & Go; Multi-Room DVR Streaming; TiVo Apps; Download Your Shows to Your Laptop & Mobile Device


Frequently Asked Questions

Want just the basics of what TiVo is all about? Check out our FAQs.