Using the Recently Deleted Folder

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All DVRs give you the ability to recover programs that you manually delete. You can also permanently delete them. Deleted programs appear in the Recently Deleted group in the Now Playing List or My Shows.

IMPORTANT: Deleted programs are permanently removed from the Recently Deleted group as soon as space is needed for new recordings.


Roamio Series and Premiere Series DVRs

To recover a program

  1. From TiVo Central > My shows > Recently Deleted
  2. Highlight the program that you want to recover and press Select.
  3. In the Deleted Program screen, select Recover this show.
  4. The recovered program will reappear in My shows. You can change how long you want to keep the recording by choosing the program and then More options.

  5. NOTE: If your My shows is sorted by groups, the recovered program might not return to its previous folder.

To permanently delete a program

  1. From TiVo Central > My shows > Recently Deleted
  2. Highlight the program that you want to delete and press Select.
  3. In the Deleted Program screen, select Permanently delete.
  4. You are asked Do you want to permanently delete this recording? Select Yes.

Series3 and earlier DVRs

To recover a program

  1. From TiVo Central > Now Playing List > Recently Deleted
  2. Highlight the program that you want to recover and press Select.
  3. In the Deleted Program screen, select Recover.
  4. In the Recovery Complete screen, select Keep until I delete, Keep through..., or Don't change date. The recovered program will reappear in the Now Playing List.

  5. NOTE: If your Now Playing List is sorted by groups, the recovered program may not return to its previous folder.

To permanently delete a program

  1. From TiVo Central > Now Playing List > Recently Deleted
  2. Highlight the program that you want to delete and press Select.
  3. In the Deleted Program screen, select Permanently delete.
  4. You are asked Do you want to permanently delete this recording? Select Yes.
 

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