Default "keep until" option?

Discussion in 'TiVo Roamio DVRs' started by tai4de2, Aug 30, 2015.

  1. tai4de2

    tai4de2 New Member

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    Is there a way to set my default "keep until" option for use when recording individual shows? The TiVo defaults to "space needed" but I want it to be "until I delete".

    As it is now I have to manually set or edit options for every recording. Not a big deal but I was wondering if I missed something.

    I know there is a way for OnePass, I'm asking specifically about loose recordings.
     
  2. JoeKustra

    JoeKustra in the other Alabama TCF Club

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    For the default recording options KUID and Start From are not, at this time, in the list. Maybe you can ask for it in a TiVo enhancement request.
     
  3. PSU_Sudzi

    PSU_Sudzi Well-Known Member

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    No idea why this isn't an option, very frustrating as a former Moxi DVR user, we had this setting.
     
  4. dianebrat

    dianebrat wait.. I did what? TCF Club

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    Not at all frustrating to us Tivo long term users that know superfluous use of KUID makes for frustrating troubleshooting with users who don't understand that a Tivo won't delete your recorded show until it really REALLY needs the space.

    In 15 years in the Tivo family I maybe have 10-15 things with KUID set and have never EVER needed it for a series.
     
  5. daa

    daa New Member

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    YMMV. I have a bunch of series I watch, every one of them has KUID set in its OnePass, and I've never had a problem in the couple of years I've had a Roamio. But I also use wishlists with 'until space needed' to record a bunch of newscasts so that I always have a recent one available if I want to watch it, and I watch the KUID shows quickly enough that there are always a bunch of those newscasts available to delete.
     

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