When you connect your TiVo device to a home network, many exciting features become available to you. You can watch YouTube videos, listen to Internet radio, and download movies using Prime Video. You can also schedule recordings online with as little as two hours’ notice.
Connect your TiVo device to a wired network (Recommended)
All wired routers and most wireless routers have Ethernet ports to connect the router to other devices on the network. A wired connection may be faster than a wireless connection and is the recommended connection type for TiVo EDGE Series, TiVo BOLT Series, TiVo Roamio Series, and TiVo Premiere Series.
To connect using a wired connection, simply attach an Ethernet cable between your router and the TiVo device.
New TiVo customers: After the TiVo device powers up, it will automatically begin Guided Setup. During Guided Setup, you will be prompted to enter settings that will allow the TiVo device to connect to your network.
TiVo Series 2, Series 3, and Series 4 that require a USB (N-adapter or G-adapter) wired adapter: Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to your router and the other end to the wired adapter. Then, connect the USB end of the wired adapter to the USB port on the back of the TiVo device.
All TiVo device require a compatible wireless adapter (internal or external) when connecting to a wireless network. For more information on setting up a wireless home network, seeWiFi Networking Help.
Note: TiVo Roamio or newer series has built-in adapter. No external adapter required. Meanwhile, TiVo Mini LUX requires TiVo WiFi 5 adapter.
New TiVo customers: Plug in the TiVo device. After the TiVo device starts up, it will automatically begin Guided Setup. During Guided Setup you will be prompted to enter settings that will allow the TiVo device to connect to your network.