You can schedule a recording on your DVR from anywhere using Spectrum.net or the Spectrum TV App.

At this time, record functionality is only available on Arris, Motorola and Pace Spectrum Receivers.

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Schedule a Recording

Schedule a Recording on Spectrum.net

  1. Sign in   to Spectrum.net. Hover over or tap Watch TV and then select Guide.
  2. Navigate through the Guide and select the title you would like to record.
  3. Select your DVR from the dropdown menu, select Record and set your recording preferences.

Hint: Make your DVR easy to find. Name your Spectrum Receivers and set a default   .

At this time, record functionality is only available on Arris, Motorola and Pace Spectrum Receivers.

 

Send to TV

Schedule a Recording on the Spectrum TV App

  1. Sign in to the Spectrum TV App and tap the Menu icon, then Guide.
  2. Tap the title you would like to record.
  3. Select your DVR from the dropdown menu, select Record and set your recording preferences.

Hint: Make your DVR easy to find. Name your Spectrum Receivers and set a default   .

At this time, record functionality is only available on Arris, Motorola and Pace Spectrum Receivers.

To name your Spectrum Receiver and set a default through the Spectrum TV App:

  1. Tap the Menu icon, tap Settings and then Manage Devices.
  2. To know which TV you're naming, stand in front of the TV and tap Check This TV until a message displays on the TV. Replace the STB name with a nickname and tap Save.
  3. In the Settings page Default TV section, select the name of the receiver used most often with the TV App.

 

Send to TV
Setup recording
 

Schedule a Recording: Troubleshooting

At this time, record functionality is only available on Arris, Motorola and Pace Spectrum Receivers.

If you are having trouble scheduling a remote DVR recording try the following:

Confirm that:

  • You are scheduling your recording on a Motorola, Arris or Pace DVR.
  • The guide below is used in your home.

 

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  • Your DVR is on and tuned to live TV with no menus or guides displaying. If your DVR is Off, it won't schedule any recordings.
  • It has been at least 36 hours since the installation of your DVR.

If you're still experiencing issues you can try updating your Spectrum Receiver:

  1. Press the Menu button on your remote control once.
  2. Navigate to APPS and press OK/Select.

 

Quick Menu

 

  1. Select TV App Update and you will see a loading icon in the bottom right-hand corner of your TV screen. When the loading icon disappears, your update is complete.

 

TV App Update

 

  1. Unplug your Spectrum Receiver for 15 seconds, then plug it back in. When it's finished reloading, you should be able to schedule a recording within 30 minutes.
If this step has already been performed or if your Spectrum Receiver doesn't need this update and you perform the update again, no loading icon will appear.