How do I use my TiVo remote?

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  1. TiVo - Goes to the TiVo Central screen, the starting point of all TiVo features and settings.
  2. TV Power - Turns the TV on or off (pairing required).
  3. Input - Changes the TV input (pairing required).
  4. Arrows - Navigates the TiVo menus and Guide.
  5. Back - Goes back to the previous screen (in certain applications).
  6. Volume - Controls the volume on the TV or A/V receiver (pairing required).
  7. Guide - Goes to the Guide, where you can find shows to watch or record. Press Guide again to see the filtered views.
  8. Mute - Mutes the volume on the TV or A/V receiver (pairing required).
  9. Thumbs Down - Gives a negative rating to a show, collection, or video provider. These ratings are used for TiVo Suggestions.
  10. Rewind - Rewinds a show. Press up to 3 times for faster rewind speeds.
  11. Pause - Pauses a show.
  12. Slow Motion - Plays a show in slow motion.
  13. Instant Replay - Repeats the last 8 seconds of the show. Press and hold to jump to the beginning of the show. When fast-forwarding, press Instant Replay to jump to the previous tick mark.
  14. On Demand - Goes to the VOD Options screen.
  15. Numbers - Enters channels numbers or numbers in the online keyboard.
  16. Clear - Hides the Info banner or Guide, and deletes titles from the My Shows or To Do List.
  17. Live TV - Goes to Live TV. While watching Live TV, swaps between tuners.
  18. Info - Shows the Info banner while watching Live TV. Press Info again to make the banner disappear.
  19. Zoom - Changes the aspect ratio of shows on TV, or returns to the show playing in the Preview Pane (top-right) while in a menu.
  20. Select - Chooses menu items, or brings up the Mini Guide when watching Live TV.
  21. Channel - Changes the channel and pages up or down while in the Guide or TiVo menus.
  22. Record - Starts recording the show you're watching, or sets up a recording for a show selected in the Guide.
  23. Thumbs Up - Gives a positive rating to a show, collection, or video provider. These ratings are used for TiVo Suggestions.
  24. Play - Resumes a paused show.
  25. Fast Forward - Fast Forwards a show. Press up to 3 times for faster speeds.
  26. Advance - Moves forward through a show in 30-second increments. Press and hold to jump to the end of a show. When fast-forwarding, press Advance to jump to the next tick mark.
  27. A, B, C, D - Sorts and filters views.
  28. Enter/Last - Returns to the last channel tuned to in Live TV.

 

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