TV FAQs

What are Host and Guest Recordings?


A recording that was created on the receiver on which the recording is being played back is called a Host Recording. A recording that was created on a receiver other than the receiver on which the recording is being played back is called a Guest Recording.

You can see a list of all Host and Guest Recordings available on your home network by pressing the LIST button on your remote control to access Show List.

For Host Recording, using your DVR you can:

  • Delete existing recordings
  • Change scheduling of recordings
  • Cancel scheduled recordings
  • Resolve conflicts for recordings on that Set-Top Box
  • Pause, rewind and fast forward recorded content and Live TV
  • Watch programs recorded on another DVR receiver within your home network

For Guest Recordings, you cannot:

  • Move the start, stop or save times
  • Resolve conflicts
  • Cancel or delete recordings