Helpful Hints – Resuming Playback Using Bookmarks

MR-DVR bookmarks your DVR content letting you to resume playback of the video content (movies, television shows, etc.) at a later time from the same, or different room of your home. Let’s look at a few examples:

Resuming playback from the same room.

DVR Guide - Scenario

Let’s assume you want to finish watching a movie in your upstairs bedroom. Previously, you stopped playback by pressing the STOP button on your remote. To resume playback you:

  1. Press the B button on your remote to display the My Recordings screen.
  2. Use the arrow keys to select the content you want to resume.
  3. Select the Resume Playback icon.
  4. Select This room’s latest position and press OK. The playback will resume right where you left off.

Resuming playback on a connected non-DVR set-top that was previously playing on your DVR.

DVR Guide - Scenario

Let’s assume you are watching a movie in your living room (where the DVR is located) and you decide you want to continue watching it in the Den (where one of your connected non-DVR set-top’s is located).  Here is what you would do:

  1. Press the PAUSE or STOP button to stop/pause playback on the DVR.
  2. In the Den, press the B button on the remote to display the My Recordings screen. Select the content you were previously watching in the living room and select the Resume Playback icon.
  3. Select the Living Room’s latest position option*. The playback will resume right where you left off.*Note: In this example, Living Room is the custom name you assigned to your home’s master DVR.

Resuming playback on a connected non-DVR set-top that was previously playing on another non-DVR set-top.

DVR Guide - Scenario

Let’s assume you are watching a movie on a non-DVR set-top in your bedroom and you decide you want to continue watching it in the den (where another non-DVR set-top is located).  Here is what you would do:

  1. While watching the content in the bedroom, press the MENU button on the remote control. Select the Set Follow-me bookmark icon and press OK.
  2. In the den, press the B (or List) key to display the My Recordings screen.
  3. Use the arrow keys on your remote control to highlight the content you were previously watching in the bedroom and press OK.
  4. Select the Resume Playback icon from the Playback Details Screen.
  5. Select the Follow-me bookmark position icon and press OK.
  6. The playback will resume right where you left off.

Pausing live TV on your non-DVR set-top.

DVR Guide - Scenario

Let’s assume you are viewing live TV and decide to resume watching at a later time. Here is what you would do:

  1. Press the B (or List) key on your remote to display the My Recordings screen.
  2. Press the PAUSE button on your remote.
  3. To resume watching press the PLAY button on the remote.

Note: If your DVR is busy with other record functions, a confirmation screen will appear when you try to pause live TV or set-up a recording from a connected non-DVR set-top. Should you chose to continue (by pressing OK), a viewer watching TV at the  DVR will experience an interruption in program viewing.