How do I record a show or a movie on EPICO?

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There are multiple ways to record a show or a movie on EPICO:

When browsing in the guide

Choose the event you wish to record in the guide, then press the Record icon on your remote.

  • Press once for a show or an episode.
  • Press a second time to record all the episodes of the series.
  • Press a third time to cancel your recording.

While a show is playing

  1. Press the Record icon on your remote to start recording the show.
  2. Depending on the show:
    1. If it’s a recurring show, press the Record icon a second time to record all the episodes of the series. Press a third time if you want to cancel the recording.
    2. If it’s not a recurring show, press the Record icon a second time to cancel the recording of the show.

In the details page of a show

  1. Select Record.
  2. If it’s a recurring show, select Only this episode or Entire series.
  3. Choose your preferred options then select Record.

Good to know:

  • You can record:
    • Live content
    • Content that will be aired in the future
  • You can’t record content already hosted on EPICO, such as:
    • On-demand content
    • Catch-up content

With a manual recording

You can also manually set a recording start time and end time without interruption on a specific channel (e.g., start recording TSN from 2 p.m. and end at 11 p.m.).

  1. From your profile, access DVR Manager from the Recordings menu.
  2. At the bottom left of your screen select + Add Recording.
  3. Select Manual Recording.
  4. Customize the Channel, Date & Time and Keep until.
  5. Select Record to save the recording.

Advanced recording options

When you record a new event from its details page, or if you go to your recordings list, you are able to choose from the following advanced recording options:

  • Show type: Choose to record a series First run only or both First run & rerun.
  • Time: Choose to record a series Any day, any time, Any day around a specific time or Any time once per day.
  • Channel: If an event or series is aired on several channels, choose from which channel to record. To record episodes of the same show on another channel, you will need to set a second recording.
  • Recording Padding: Choose to stop the recording At the scheduled end time or up to 3 hours later.
  • Keep until: Choose to keep your recording on your PVR until space is needed or until you decide to erase it.

 

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