anyway to interact with tivo without being in front of it?

Discussion in 'TiVo Premiere DVRs' started by JulienPDX77, Jan 13, 2012.

  1. JulienPDX77

    JulienPDX77 New Member

    Jan 13, 2012


    I remotely connect to my PC from work and when I have time, I schedule downloads/load up my pyTivo queue etc. I have noticed that you can https:// to your tivo to see whats on it (content-wise) but I dont see any way to ...

    1) check the version of the software its running
    2) initiate a software update
    3) delete recordings
    4) "reorganize" recordings

    Anyone know if this is possible? I am new to the forums; thanks.
  2. arizon

    arizon New Member

    Apr 16, 2010
    Tucson, Arizona
    First, setup an account on

    Then you will have one or two choices depending upon if you have a smart device (iPhone, iPad w/ 3G, Android phone, some Android tablets w/ 3G, Amazon Fire w/3G) to do things away from home.

    If you don't have a smart phone, you will have to use any browser to do what you want on the computer of your choice.

    If you have one of those devices, you can run the free Tivo app to do what you want. A big plus of the apps is that you can use them when you are home too.

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