Record Your Favorite TV Programs

Recording a live television show or movie is incredibly simple, and you can do it in a couple of different ways. But remember, programs begin recording when you direct them to start recording. You can’t record an entire show if you jump in halfway through it and start recording. That’s just common sense, of course, but we thought it was important enough to stress.

Before you start recording a program, you should set some general recording options. These will let you specify how long to keep a recorded show, for example, or when a show should start or stop recording. Once you set up your general recording options, recording an actual show will take only seconds. We say five minutes just to give you time to figure ...

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