How can I record and watch with EE TV?

     
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EE TV comes with a huge one terabyte (1TB) hard drive, so there's plenty of room to record all your favourite programmes.


You can record up to four channels at a time (or two if you're using Replay). Recording is easy with EE TV – here’s how you do it.

Recording TV

Recording TV

To record a programme, press the REC button on your EE TV remote. You can do this:

You can watch, manage and delete your recordings from the RECORDING menu.

While watching live TV

Press the REC button on your remote – your EE TV box will start recording.

If the programme is a series, you'll get the option to record a single episode or the whole series.

From your channel bar menu

Your channel bar menu lets you view and record what's on television now and in the future.

  • while watching TV, press the up or down arrows on your remote
  • your channel bar menu will open and you can choose the programme you'd like to record
  • press the REC button on your remote

From your timeline menu

Your timeline menu lets you see what's coming up on the channel you're watching.

  • press the right arrow on your remote to open your timeline menu
  • press the right arrow (or left if it's one of your Replay channels) to find the programme you want to record
  • press the REC button on your remote

From your TV Guide

  • press GUIDE on your remote – or TV GUIDE from your EE TV menu
  • choose your channel and the programme you want to record
  • press REC on your remote to schedule your recording 

From your Replay programmes

To keep programmes in your Replay menu so you can watch them later, press REC on your remote control, or choose the record icon from programme details.

You can save any programmes showing the Replay icon in your TV Guide, channel view or timeline menu by pressing REC on your remote.

If you choose to record a programme showing the Restart icon, it will only part record from the moment you press record. To record the full programme if it's on one of your Replay channels, wait until the programme has finished. You can then record from your Replay content.

Watching a recording

To watch a programme you've recorded:

  • press MENU on your EE TV remote
  • go to RECORDINGS, find your programme and press OK to watch
  • Or, select ALL RECORDINGS and press OK to view your recordings
  • you’ll see a list of all your recordings
  • to watch a recording, press the play button on your remote 
  • if there are a few recordings (see the number in the bottom right of the tile) you can press OK to choose which one you want to watch

You can also change the way your recordings are sorted from the OPTIONS menu. Choose from:

  • date
  • channel
  • alphabetic
  • category

Press OK to select your preferred option

Deleting a recording

You can stop a recording or series from your RECORDING menu.

  • press MENU on your EE TV remote
  • go to RECORDINGS > ALL RECORDINGS and press OK
  • choose the programme you want to delete and press OK
  • pick the episode of the programme you want to delete (if required)
  • Press the delete button on your EE TV remote and OK on your screen
  • you can also select DELETE EPISODES to remove all programmes recorded in a series
  • you can sort your recordings by date, channel, category or alphabetically from OPTIONS 

 

Rewind and pause your EE TV

Rewind and pause your EE TV

You can pause and rewind the channel you're watching for up to three hours. Or, on one of your Replay channels, you can rewind up to a day.

Pausing a live programme

Just press the play/pause button on your EE TV remote.

Rewinding a live programme

  • press the rewind button on your remote
  • to increase the speed you're rewinding at, press the button again
  • if you go too far, use the fast forward button

Rewind using Restart

You can also use Restart if you have Replay turned on. So, if you tune in halfway through a programme you can skip back to the beginning. When you see the Restart icon:

  • press OK on your remote
  • if Restart is available, you'll see the Restart icon
  • select Restart and press OK
  • EE TV will take you back to the start of the programme

Or

  • while browsing through your timeline, you'll see the Restart icon
  • press play on your remote to watch the programme from the start

You'll also see the icon from your channel bar menu and your TV Guide.

Change settings to record up to four programmes on EE TV

Change settings to record up to four programmes on EE TV

With EE TV you can choose between Replay mode and four-channel recording.

  • Replay mode lets you record anything that has been on your eight favourite standard definition (SD) channels or six HD channels during the last day – and keep them for 24 hours. You can record up to two programmes at the same time
  • you can now also filter the type of shows you want in Replay. So if you're only interested in movies, drama or sport, you can filter out the shows you don't want
  • switching off Replay lets you record up to four programmes at the same time

Check your settings

You can check and change your REPLAY settings.

  • press MENU on your EE TV remote
  • go to TOOLS & HELP > SETTINGS and press OK
  • go to REPLAY to check and update your Replay setting

Turn off Replay to enable four-channel recording

If you turn off Replay you'll be able to record up to four programmes at once.

  • press OK on your remote
  • change settings to OFF
  • press CONFIRM
  • you can now record up to four programmes at once

 
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Last updated: 3/4/2018
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