TiVo Tip #2:
Managing your Now Playing List!
with a nice, long Now Playing list has spent some time digging
around to find the shows they want to watch. With these undocumented
features, you can navigate a bit more easily and find what you
those with older Series 1 Standalone TiVos and DIRECTV TiVos,
you do not have the benefit of sorting your Now Playing list in
folders. Here's a tip for you!
your Now Playing list!
DirecTV TiVos and Standalone Series 1 units - Series 2 Standalones
have this enabled already)
tip explains how to sort your Now Playing list three different
ways: alphabetically, by expiration date, or by recording date.
We vote for 'alphabetically' since that'll group together all
episodes of series shows.
how you do it:
Go to your Now Playing List (generally, press TiVo or DirecTV
press these four buttons in this sequence:
- 0 (zero) - Record - Thumbs
should hear three dings - that's means it's ready!
you can press 1, 2, or 3:
= Sort by Recording Date
2 = Sort by Expiration Date
3 = Sort Alphabetically
everyone with a TiVo--here's a tip for you!
to Beginning/End of your Now Playing list!
(For Series 2 standalone TiVos, and the HD HR10-250)
TiVo surfers know to use the Channel up/down button to scroll
through the Now Playing list faster, but here's another trick
to get fast access to the beginning or end of the list: the Skip-to-tick
button. It'll pop you back and forth between the top and bottom
of the list.
is the button: