Power Saving and Standby Modes

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Power Saving and Standby Modes

Standby Mode

Putting a TiVo device into Standby mode does the following:

  • Stops sending video and audio from the TiVo device to the TV.
  • Causes the lights on the front of the unit to go out.
  • Re-enables Parental Controls if they have been temporarily disabled.

Programs that are being recorded or are scheduled to record will still be recorded. If a program is being recorded, the red light will not turn on, but the program is still being recorded as desired.

Your DVR will continue making TiVo service connections while in Standby mode.

Note: You will not be able to control Live TV (pause, rewind, etc.) while the DVR is in Standby mode.
 

To enter Standby mode

Go to:

Devices on TiVo Experience 4 (Software Version: 21.x.)
 
TiVo SeriesMenu Path (from HOME)
TiVo EDGE
TiVo BOLT
TiVo Roamio 
MENU >  > ENTER STANDBY

Devices on TiVo Experience 3 (Software version: 20.x.)
 
TiVo SeriesMenu Path (from TiVo Central)
TiVo BOLT 
TiVo Roamio 
Settings & Messages > Standby

Note: The TiVo Roamio Plus and TiVo Roamio Pro models also have a green power light at the front of the DVR which will put the DVR into Standby mode when pushed.
TiVo Premiere Settings & Messages  > Standby
Series 3 & earlier devicesMessages & Settings & > Standby


Note: Series 3 HD does support Manual Standby Mode. 

To exit Standby mode

To exit Standby mode, press either the TiVo button or Live TV.

 


Power Saving Settings

Power Saving Settings let you better control your TiVo device's power consumption when you are away from the box.

Compatible devices

Power Saving Settings are available on the following TiVo devices:
  • TiVo BOLT Series 
  • 4-tuner TiVo Roamio
  • TiVo Roamio Plus
  • TiVo Roamio Pro


Settings

To access the Power Saving Settings screen:

Devices on TiVo Experience 4 (Software Version: 21.x.)
 
TiVo SeriesMenu Path (from HOME)
TiVo EDGE
TiVo BOLT
TiVo Roamio 
MENU > SETTINGS > REMOTE, CABLECARD, & DEVICES > POWER SAVING SETTINGS

Devices on TiVo Experience 3 (Software version: 20.x.)
 
TiVo SeriesMenu Path (from TiVo Central)
TiVo BOLT
TiVo Roamio 
Settings & Messages > Remote, CableCARD, & Devices > Power Saving Settings
 
 
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There are four power-saving settings to choose from:
 
Off: The TiVo device does not automatically enter standby mode, and will continue to record TiVo Suggestions.

Low: The TiVo device automatically enters standby mode after four hours of inactivity, and will continue to record TiVo Suggestions.

Medium: The TiVo device automatically enters standby mode after four hours of inactivity, and will not record TiVo Suggestions.

High: The TiVo device automatically enters standby mode after two hours of inactivity, and will not record TiVo Suggestions.
 
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URL NamePower-Saving-and-Standby-Modes
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TitlePower Saving and Standby Modes
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