Changing OnePasses when changing Cable Providers

Discussion in 'TiVo Help Center' started by mikelan6, Feb 19, 2020.

  1. mikelan6

    mikelan6 New Member

    Dec 14, 2006
    Aventura, FL


    My condo community association will be changing cable providers next month. The channel numbers are all changing.

    Will I have to re-do all my OnePasses one at a time or will TiVo update them automatically for me?

  2. lhvetinari

    lhvetinari Ambassador to the City of Chicago TCF Club

    Jun 24, 2019
    It depends, honestly. Local channels should follow to the new channels, obviously channel:any ones will move over just fine, but ones where channels were explicitly specified might have trouble if the new channels have different names in the system.

    Your best bet is to redo guided setup with the new system, force one or two service connections and check the list manually (or KMTTG if you want to see them all in a spreadsheet-style list)
  3. dianebrat

    dianebrat wait.. I did what? TCF Club

    Jul 6, 2002
    You can prevent some potential issues by just setting them to "all channels" if you're ok with it, I've never had an issue, but most will swap on their own with a redone Guided Setup.
    The one time "all channels" really comes in handy is if one system has a channel in SD only and the other has it in HD, that's the combo "all channels" eliminates as an issue.
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  4. ThAbtO

    ThAbtO TiVoholic by the bay TCF Club

    Apr 6, 2000
    SF Bay Area
    You would need to re-run Guided Setup to reflect the new source. Passes should update themselves, when it has the new data. You would need to confirm the channels and uncheck the ones with no signals, SD channels that have the same in HD.
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