TiVo Commander when away from home

Discussion in 'TiVo Premiere DVRs' started by chevyracing252, Dec 14, 2011.

  1. chevyracing252

    chevyracing252 New Member

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    Has anyone been able to successfully get the TiVo Commander app for Android to access your TiVo box when you are away from your home network?

    I would like to be able to manage my recordings saved on my TiVo box and use my remote function when I am away from home. I already have a DynDNS account and hostname setup, but I cannot seem to get the TiVo Commander app to see my TiVo's using my hostname. Any help would be appreciated.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. windracer

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    If peoples' experience with the iPad app is any indicator, I don't think TiVo Commander will work outside of your home network. Even with a VPN connection, your device won't "see" the Bonjour packets required for auto-discovery.
     
  3. psalmx

    psalmx New Member

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    It works fine for me when I vpn into my home network using android connecting to a windows 7 pc. It really creaps/annoys my wife aswell :)
     

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