How To Set Up The TiVo Slide Pro Remote Control?

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If you got a new TiVo Slide Pro remote control on your side, then check out the steps that are required to set up the device properly.

TiVo HelpAll TiVo users, how is it going with your TiVo device? There is no doubt that you must be streaming the best content on your big screen. Still, there are instances when you have to face the issue in navigating to your TiVo device. To make it easy, here is the feature of the TiVo Slide Pro, which is an RF-ready remote that has got a slide-out QWERTY keypad. You can head on to access the keypad to easily enter any text entered into the TiVo Tv screen quickly and easily.

After that head on to slide the keyboard out of sight for the regular navigation. At the time, when the remote is in the RF mode and has been paired with the TiVo DVR, you can easily access the slide-out keyboard and then power the DVR even if it is not available in the direct line of sight.

Devices on which the feature is available-   

  • TiVo Mini (by using USB dongle)
  • TiVo BOLT (all models)
  • TiVo Roamio (all models)
  • All TiVo Premiere boxes (all the models using USB dongle)

Now, check out the setup steps-

Step 1- Pairing the Slide Pro- Before you head to use the Slide Pro remote in the RF mode, you will be required to pair it with your TiVo box. In the RF mode, you will be able to access the slide-out Keyboard and also power your DVR even if the keyboard is not in the direct line-of-sight.

Steps for TiVo Roamio and TiVo BOLT-

  1. TiVo Com ActivateFirstly, you will be required to insert the AA batteries (supplied with remote) into the Slide Pro remote.
  2. After that, head on to access the Slide Pro remote, and then head to the “Settings & Messages”- “Remote, CableCARD, & Devices” and “Remote Control Setup.”
  3. Now, head to choose the “Remote Control Pairing.”
  4. After that, the remote will try out to pair with the TiVo box. At the time of doing it, the light of the remote activity will turn into blink yellow. When it gets paired properly, the activity light will just stop the blinking, and you will only get the yellow flash with every pressing of the button.

In the case, if the pairing is not get done after 30 seconds, the activity light will just stop blinking in the yellow color. When you head to press on any key of the remote, your remote will eventually try again to pair with the TiVo box. In the case of unsuccessful pairing attempts, the activity light will no longer display the blinking yellow, but it will surely display the red flash once with the pressing of every button. If you witness this situation, just head to TiVo Com Support to get the expert assistance and solutions.

Setup steps for TiVo Mini or TiVo Premiere-

  1. Firstly, head on to inserting the USB receiver’s cable into the USB slot, which you can find out at the back side of the TiVo box. After that, head to position the receiver close to the front side of the TiVo box.

 Note: Remember that you are required to have the USB receiver with the Slide Pro to take any further steps.

  1. Now, you are required to insert the AA batteries that you have got with the Slide Pro remote.
  2. After inserting the compatible AA batteries, the remote will directly head to pair with the TiVo box.    At the time of doing it, the light of the remote activity will turn into blink yellow. When it gets paired properly, the activity light will just stop the blinking, and you will only get the yellow flash with every pressing of the button.

TiVo Help In the case, if the pairing is not get done after 30 seconds, the activity light will just stop blinking in the yellow color. When you head to press on any key of the remote, your remote will eventually try again to pair with the TiVo box. In the case of unsuccessful pairing attempts, the activity light will no longer display the blinking yellow, but it will surely display the red flash once with the pressing of every button.

Note: In the case, if you are accessing a wireless adapter with the DVR, just maintain the 24” between the USB receiver and the adapter.

Step 2- Head on to the programming of the remote- With the access of TiVo Slide remote, you can easily power the volume, mute functions, power, and input. Now check out the steps below-

  1. The first thing which you are required to do is just press the TiVo button on the remote control and then head to the screen of the TiVo Central.

2)After that, head on to choose the “Settings & Messages”- “Remote, CableCARD & Devices”- “Remote Control Setup .“

  1. Now, you will be required to access the on-screen instructions for programming the remote for all the functions which are related to the video and audio setup at your home.
  2. In the case, if you don’t search out a code that works by accessing the on-screen programming procedure as mentioned above, the TiVo Slide remote can easily learn the way to power the volume, mute functions, and input directly from all the other remotes out there.

Still, if you get any query regarding the setup mentioned above steps, you can easily head to TiVo help to get all the possible solutions from the experts.

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