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Will another Tivo remote work on my Tivo

Discussion in 'TiVo Help Center' started by ralanstein, May 17, 2013.

  1. ralanstein

    ralanstein New Member

    May 17, 2013
    Will a Tivo remote my daughter bought work on our Tivo?
  2. magnus

    magnus Tivo User

    Nov 12, 2004
    They usually do. There are a few exceptions. Toshiba (SDH-400) and Sony Tivo remotes do not play nice with regular Tivos.
  3. replaytv

    replaytv gun talk ignore list

    Feb 20, 2011
    Denver ish...
    Some of the buttons are in different places between different TiVo remote and some Tivos have extra buttons. Some have remotes that look nothing like the regular peanut shaped Tivo remote.
  4. WO312

    WO312 Active Member

    Jan 24, 2003
    The one possible problem is if the codes are different. So if your Tivo is set to code 1 and the new remote is code 2, it won't work. But then you just have to re-code the remote. Chances are, though, that it is set to 0, which should control all Tivos (with the above exceptions noted).

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