Auto skip NOT dependable!

Discussion in 'TiVo Bolt DVR/Streamer' started by Tiger62, Feb 14, 2020.

  1. Tiger62

    Tiger62 Member

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    I recorded two shows, Chicago Fire and Chicago Med, on Wednesday, and the Skip tag appeared on both but no skipping took place when I played the two shows. This erratic behavior causes a complete loss of confidence in this "feature"!!
     
  2. lujan

    lujan Active Member

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    This happens all the time with my TiVo Bolts but at least the "Skip" function works more often than it doesn't.
     
  3. keithg1964

    keithg1964 Ragonk

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    I find the AutoSkip feature to be almost 100% correct. The only recent failure was the SuperBowl.
     
  4. JoeKustra

    JoeKustra in the other Alabama TCF Club

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    I can recall two days when it was missing on everything I recorded. One was TiVo's fault. But I'd say I get SM 99% and usually there is a reason for it missing. Like tonight's The Tonight Show. It's a repeat generic in my guide, but Gracenote says it's new.
     
  5. tommiet

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    Was alcohol involved when you created this post?

    :)
     
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  6. mattyro7878

    mattyro7878 Well-Known Member

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    If I watch a recording and notice it is not skipping, I go to MY SHOWS and scroll up and down until the skip tag appears. This does not always solve the problem as when I go back to the recording, it again doesnt skip. I hit INFO and it will now say skip but it doesnt actually perform the function . I think I may have to exit the recording, watch a different one or live tv and then go back. I havent made all that effort yet. Show in question was last night's THE RESIDENT. No alcohol here.
     

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