Watch TV On Your Schedule: XFINITY DVR
Now, your favorite shows wait for you.
Updated September 7, 2011 by Gregory Shaffer
Record to your DVR
TV Listings Screen
Record from TV Listings:
- Highlight the program you want to record and press the
button on your remote. A red dot will appear next to the program title indicating that it's scheduled to record.
Record while watching TV:
- Press the
button on your remote. You'll receive a recording notice on your screen.
Watch a DVR Recording
DVR Menu Screen
- Press the My Recordings.
button on your remote and select
- Highlight a program and press the
- Select the
button to begin.
Control DVR playback
DVR Control Buttons
allow you to skip ahead or skip back in 5-minute intervals
Schedule DVR recordings from your computer
- Go to xfinity.com/mydvr.
- Log in with your Comcast ID and complete the activation process.
- Go to xfinity.com/tv and
- Select TV Listings to find and record programs.
Your DVR also lets you
Record a series:
While in TV listings, highlight the TV series you want to record, press the
button on your remote twice and select the icon. Or press the button, select the icon from the Program Information screen and select the icon.
Search for programs:
Choose Search & Record from the DVR Menu to find your favorite shows. You can search by keyword, title or your favorite actor or director.
Switch between two programs:
button to switch between the programs. Please note: If you don't use the button to toggle between programs, it will not save your previous program.
Need more info?
Check out our DVR Frequently Asked Questions.
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