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TiVo Online Not Working Bolt+

Discussion in 'TiVo Bolt DVR/Streamer' started by buildersboy66, Aug 5, 2017.

  1. SkyCar

    SkyCar New Member

    May 31, 2017
    Great! It is working for me also -- I am running on MacOS and Firefox.
    The basics are working, but I did notice that I don't seem to have some of the playback controls I would expect. I see the "skip ahead 30 seconds" button, but no FF, REW or progress slider.
    Thanks for letting us know, and thanks, Tivo, for fixing it.
  2. aforkosh

    aforkosh Member

    Apr 20, 2003
    Oakland, CA
    It's now working for me using Safari on a Mac running High Sierra. Also, cTivo now works, allowing me to download non-restricted shows to my Mac.
  3. alfish1

    alfish1 New Member

    Sep 7, 2017
    Holy cow, they finally fixed whatever was hosed up! Mine is now working in Firefox 57.0.2 (64-bit).
  4. uaelremop

    uaelremop New Member

    Oct 25, 2017
    I just checked last night and behold!! Its working now after only four short months!
  5. alfish1

    alfish1 New Member

    Sep 7, 2017
    FYI... I'm running Windows 10 with Firefox 57.0.2 (64-bit). TivoBolt+ running 20.7.4.RC18-usc-11-849.
  6. bobatkins

    bobatkins New Member

    Aug 27, 2010
    Tivo online has been down for at least the last week.

    This page isn’t working
    online.tivo.com took too long to respond.

    HTTP ERROR 504
  7. billygoatpig

    billygoatpig New Member

    Aug 28, 2017
    Tivo's commitment to their online system is...well, it just sucks. Thankfully Youtube TV came to my area. Used the trial, loved it, and I'm moving on from traditional cable based TV because it is just the worst, Tivo included. I'll be selling all my Tivo gear, including the utterly horrific Tivo Minis with literally the worst app ecosystem on the planet. Have you used the Plex app? Holy shiiiiiit, it sucks. Bye Tivo, bye regular cable. You never did a decent job, and it's not entirely your fault because cable TV is horrific.
  8. tenthplanet

    tenthplanet Active Member

    Mar 5, 2004
    Keep a Tivo for OTA if you can, you'll need it when the internet goes down and you can't get to your cloud recordings. And yes the internet will go down at the most aggravating times. Been there/Done that/Still doing it.
    kpeters59 likes this.
  9. sparkyhotm

    sparkyhotm New Member

    Nov 21, 2017
    Agreed. They're housed on the Amazon-Cloud service, and at least one of their IP addresses for online.tivo.com is bad.
    Default Server: google-public-dns-a.google.com
    > online.tivo.com
    Server: google-public-dns-a.google.com
    Non-authoritative answer:
    Name: tve-ws-pd-tivo.elasticbeanstalk.com
    Aliases: online.tivo.com
    When you hit, you're hung. They need more servers, and better addresses.
    If they'd remove the "online" dependency in their product, or give you a choice to remove that, I'd be all over it. It really sucks.
  10. billygoatpig

    billygoatpig New Member

    Aug 28, 2017
    For us, there really is no point in keeping anything to do with traditional TV (cable or OTA). Our internet has gone down once in four years, and even if it went down 25x that, it'd be less disruption than using Tivos with all of Tivo's online problems. Don't even get me started with the fact that Minis don't have wifi...in 2018. Compared to using a Roku with Youtube TV, Tivo just feels outdated and clunky. I seriously hate using it now.

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