Note: The TiVo App will not run on jailbroken iOS devices.
Ensure your TiVo device is connected to your home network. TiVo strongly recommends that you use a wired Ethernet or MoCA connection.
4-tuner Roamio and Premiere Series DVRs using a standalone TiVo Stream must use a wired Ethernet or MoCA connection.
Although TiVo EDGE, TiVo BOLT and TiVo Roamio DVRs can connect using their built-in Wi-Fi capability, a wired connection is preferred.
Make sure your iOS device has Wi-Fi turned on, and that it is connected to the same network as your TiVo equipment.
5. Open the TiVo App on your iOS device.
6. Enter your TiVo.com Email address and Password and tap Sign In.
7. Choose the DVR you want to use with the TiVo App.
Note: You can change this to a different device by going to Settings > Selected Source
8. Complete streaming setup. In-home streaming is the default selection. You can also set upOut-of-Home Streamingif the TiVo App discovers a device that is compatible.
Note: Out-of-Home Streaming must be set up when you are on the same network as the TiVo device.
The TiVo App on iOS is not compatible with:
Download reordering (downloads can be prioritized by stopping and starting the download)
Sorting for downloads
Browse (merged with What to Watch)
In-Home Streaming, Out-of-Home Streaming, and Offline modes
In-Home Streaming: The TiVo App is in In-Home Streaming mode when your iOS device and TiVo device are on the same network. An example of this is when your iOS and TiVo device are connected through the same wireless router. All functionalities are available while In-Home streaming.
Out-of-Home Streaming: If the iOS device and the TiVo device are on different networks, not all functionalities will be available.
Offline mode: When no network connection is available, the TiVo App is in Offline mode. You can play any recordings that are downloaded to your device, but most other options are unavailable.
A Connect button in the upper right of the screen lets you access any available network.
To find out more about the TiVo App on iOS, please see the following articles: