How to Change the Display/Guide Options in the Program Guide

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Select your TiVo box:


Roamio Series and Premiere Series DVRs with HD menus

On TiVo devices that use HD menus, you have access to two different guides: a Full Guide and a Mini Guide. Follow the instructions below to change the settings for each.

Full Guide

  1. From LiveTV, press the Guide button to display the TiVo Live Guide.
  2. Press the yellow 'A' button.
  3. Highlight an option, and then press the Left/Right Arrows to change it.

Click here to see the Guide options:

Date Use to display a future day in the program guide (up to two weeks in the future, depending on program information).
Time Use to jump to a specific time in the future in the program guide.
Sort by Use the Left/Right Arrows to sort by the channel number or channel name.

NOTE: You can also press the blue 'B' button to use this sort while you are in the Guide.

Channels The Program Guide will display only those channels on the channel list. The Channel Up/Down button will only tune to those channels, as well.
  • All: Shows ALL the channels in your lineup – even if you do not receive the channel.
  • Favorites: ONLY shows the channel you selected as favorites.
  • My Channels: Only shows the checked channels in your Channel List.
Style Use to switch between the TiVo Live Guide and Grid Guide.
  1. Press the Left Arrow to accept your changes.


  2. NOTE: To cancel your changes, press Clear.

The Mini Guide

  1. While watching LiveTV, press the Select button.
  2. You can sort the Mini Guide by channel name or number by pressing the blue 'B'.
  3. To exit, press Clear.

Premiere Series DVRs using standard definition menus or Series1, Series2, or Series3 DVRs

To change what is displayed in the TiVo Live Guide, perform the following steps:

  1. From LiveTV, press the Guide button to display the TiVo Live Guide.


  2. NOTE: If you do not have a Guide button on your remote, press the LiveTV button twice.

  3. Press Enter, Display, or Info to display Guide Options.
  4. Highlight an option, and then press the Left/Right Arrows to change it.
  5. Click here to see the guide options:

    Channels The Program Guide will display only those channels on the channel list (All, Channels You Receive or Favorites) selected.

    The Channel Up/Down button will only tune to those channels, as well.

    IMPORTANT: If you select the Favorites channel list but have not set up any favorite channels, no channels will be displayed and you will not be able to use the Channel Up/Down button to change channels. To choose your favorite channels, go to How Do I Add Channels to My List of Favorites?

    Day Use to display a future day in the program guide (up to two weeks in the future, depending on program information).
    Time Use to jump to a specific time in the future in the program guide.
    Style Use to switch between the TiVo Live Guide and Grid Guide. This is only available for software version 4.01 or later.

    Filtering Use the Left/Right Arrows to turn filtering on or off. Choosing a filter is explained below.
    Choose Filter Choose a category to filter the Program Guide.

    For example, you can filter for kids' shows, movies, or sports/baseball. When filtering is on, only channels with programs in the selected category within the next six hours will display. In addition, programs that do not fit the selected category appear gray until you highlight them.


    NOTE: The day and time selected will display in the blue bar below the program description. The channel list and filter selected will display at the bottom of the guide.

  6. Press LiveTV to accept your changes.


  7. NOTE: To cancel your changes, press Clear.

 

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