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Support XFINITY TV X1: Set a Manual Recording for a Channel

Introduction

Sometimes, you may want to record only part of a program. You may want to record a program on a channel that does not include individual program listings in the On-Screen Guide. Or, you may want to record everything being broadcast on a channel during a particular timeframe.

With the XFINITY on the X1 Entertainment Operating System guide, you can set a manual recording when you need to manage the length of time that a specific channel is recorded. You can also record only part of a program, record a program on a channel that does not include individual program listings or record everything broadcast on a channel during a particular timeframe.

Note: If you only need the recording to begin a few minutes early or end a few minutes late (including extended end times for live sporting events), the easiest way to do this is to set up a standard recording and then extend the recording time. For more details please see X1: Modify the Recording Time of a Program.

Set a Manual Recording

  1. Press the Guide button on the remote to access the guide grid.
  2. In the guide, locate the channel you wish to record.
  3. Press the Left arrow button on the remote to select the channel name and logo from the guide.
    Guide displays channels and programs you can record.
     
  4. Press the Rec (record) button on the remote.
  5. The Channel Record Options screen appears. Press the down arrow button to choose any of the following settings:
    • Start: Press OK. To set the hour, minute, and period (AM/PM) that the recording will begin, press the up arrow button or down arrow button to choose the hour. Then press the right arrow button and arrow up/down to choose the time. Repeat to choose the period. Then press OK.
    • Duration: To record for a time other than the default 1 hour duration, press the left arrow button to choose a duration of 45 minutes, 30 minutes, or 15 minutes. Or, press the right arrow button to choose 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 hours.
    • Date: Press OK. Then press the up arrow button or down arrow button to choose the date of the recording, and press OK. Only dates that are available in the guide will display.
    • Save: Press the right arrow button to choose Until space is needed or For 1 Year.
    • When finished, press the up arrow button until you reach the Confirm option. Press OK to confirm your choices.
      The Channel Record Options screen has options to Confirm or Cancel near the top. Below are options for Start Time, duration, date, and saving priority.

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