How to Enable SAP

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How to Enable SAP

Many programs include a Secondary Audio Program (SAP), which is an alternative audio track such as Descriptive Video Services (DVS) for the visually impaired or a foreign language track.

SAP tracks conform to a different broadcast standard than the multiple language tracks that are included with some programs.

Note: Hitting the (Info) button on the remote and toggling to the desired options is the fastest and easiest way to change/select the SAP or Descriptive Video Service tracks if they are available for a given program.
 

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To enable Secondary Audio Programming

1. Navigate to the Alternate Audio screen:

Devices on TiVo Experience 3 (Software Version: 20.X. or earlier):
TiVo SeriesMenu Path from TiVo Central
TiVo BOLT
TiVo Roamio 
Settings & Messages > Audio & Video Settings> Language & Audio description
TiVO Premiere Settings & Messages > Settings > Audio > Alternate Audio
Series 3 & earlier DVRsMessages & Settings > Settings > Audio > Alternate Audio

Devices on TiVo Experience 4 (Software Version: 21.X.):
TiVo SeriesMenu Path from HOME
TiVo EDGE
TiVo BOLT
TiVo Roamio 
MENU > SETTINGS > AUDIO & VIDEO SETTINGS > LANGUAGE & AUDIO DESCRIPTION

2. Choose Secondary Audio Program (SAP) if available and press Select.
  • If a program does not include an audio track in the selected language, the DVR will record the default audio track, which might be the only audio track for the broadcast.
  • This change will only affect future recordings and live TV. It does not have any effect on previously-recorded programs. 
URL NameHow-to-Enable-SAP
CountryUSA
TitleHow to Enable SAP
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