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Tivo lets you watch on web browser? No, not really

Discussion in 'TiVo Stream' started by scott franco, May 8, 2017.

  1. May 8, 2017 #1 of 10
    scott franco

    scott franco New Member

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    Humm, I have the news recorded today at 3:00. I can see it on the TV. I can see it on my android phone. I can't see it on "tivo online" web page. This has happened to me several times. It shows older shows, but not the most recent. WTF?

    I have a new Bolt. This is while watching via browser ON THE HOME NETWORK.
     
  2. May 8, 2017 #2 of 10
    justen_m

    justen_m Cheesehead

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    FWIW, online.tivo.com is displaying, and letting me watch in a browser, a show my Bolt is recording right now. PBS NewsHour. Not sure what your problem is, other than making a thread title that is clickbait. ;) Maybe try clearing your browser cache and reloading the page.
     
  3. May 8, 2017 #3 of 10
    jaredmwright

    jaredmwright Member

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    Adobe Flash is unfortunately needed also and some browsers have issues. It is quite poorly implemented.

    Sent from my ONEPLUS A3000 using Tapatalk
     
  4. May 8, 2017 #4 of 10
    scott franco

    scott franco New Member

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    I'm glad it works for you, it does not work for me. There is no need to be rude.

    The page was reloaded several times, and it is not cached.
     
  5. May 8, 2017 #5 of 10
    scott franco

    scott franco New Member

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    Google chrome has this issue?
     
  6. May 8, 2017 #6 of 10
    justen_m

    justen_m Cheesehead

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    Nope. I am watching videos fine with Chrome 58.x on my Win10 1703 machine. Chrome is nice this way, in that Adobe Flash is built into the browser.

    [edit] Not to say there aren't issues. Chrome's Flash occasionally crashes on some sites when playing videos, specifically I've seen crashes on cnn.com. Never on online.tivo.com. Flash, in general, isn't particularly robust.
     
  7. May 9, 2017 #7 of 10
    scott franco

    scott franco New Member

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    The issue is not with my machine. Its with the Tivo site.
     
  8. jrtroo

    jrtroo Chill- its just TV

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    Since others can see it, seems unlikely a site problem. I would reboot, clear cache, test older episodes of the same show.

    What is actually happening on the screen, your description is fairly vague.
     
  9. PCurry57

    PCurry57 Liberal Hippie Chick

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    I've been watching online.TiVo.com in the Samsung browser with my New S8+ and Gear VR. It is simply Amazing watching on a virtual 200" screen.


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  10. sahom

    sahom New Member

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    having the same problem. iOS app on iphone and iphone can view in home (same network as both Bolts) and out of home. 2 mac's with 3 different browsers cannot view any shows. After logging into online.tivo.com and selecting a show, all i receive is a spinning "spokes" in a new browser window. Tried, deleting CACHE on safari/chrome/firefox. No luck on either computer. Mail Tivo tech support is no help. Told me to reboot the Tivo units. Gonna be forced to call them. Nothing has changed over the past 6 months on my computers, but still have the problem. Suggestions please.....
     

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