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TiVo Power Saving Mode / Stand By



To conserve power, your 6 Tuner TiVo can go into Standby mode

This should not be confused with a Mini's timeout feature, this is an intentional, manual setting on your 6 Tuner TiVo



Resolution Steps


  • 2 Tuners, 4 Tuners, 6 Tuners and Minis on TiVo Experience 3

    • Go toTiVo Central | Settings & Messages | Standby
      (see steps)

    4K 6 Tuners, 6 Tuners , 4K Minis, and Minis on TiVo Experience 4

    • Go to TiVo Home | left arrow to Menu | Green Circle | Standby
      (see steps)


  1. The TV displays a standby screen and the lights on the front of the TiVo go out

  2. Current and scheduled recordings are recorded as usual

  3. The TiVo still maintains its internet connection to the TiVo service

  4. If you temporarily turned off Parental Controls, Standby mode re-enables them

  5. If live TV is paused when Standby is selected, the TiVo box remains paused for up to 30 minutes

  6. To bring the TiVo out of Standby, press the TiVo button or Live TV button on the remote


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