How to watch Netflix on your TiVo box
When you activate your TiVo box on your Netflix account, you can enjoy over 12,000 Netflix movies and TV episodes, streamed from Netflix right to your broadband-connected TiVo® box!
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This feature is available on:
- TiVo HD and TiVo HD XL
- All TiVo Premiere boxes
Before you begin: Activating your TiVo box on your Netflix account
To start enjoying Netflix on TiVo, complete a one-time setup process to activate your TiVo box on your Netflix account. This quick setup allows you to connect to your Netflix instant Queue from your TiVo box so you can instantly watch movies and TV episodes from Netflix on your TV!
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- On your computer, sign into your tivo.com account at tivo.com/manage.
- Select "DVR preferences" on the left, and make sure your TiVo boxes are enabled for transfers and video downloads.
- On your TiVo box, go to TiVo Central. Then select one of the following
- If you are a Netflix member, select "I am a Netflix member, let's get started." If you are not yet a member, select "I am interested in a Netflix FREE TRIAL." See it
- Write down the activation code that is displayed on the next screen.
- Go to www.netflix.com/activate and enter the activation code you wrote down in the previous step. (While you're logged in to netflix.com, make sure your instant Queue is full of your favorites.) See it
That's it! You can now access your Netflix instant Queue on your TiVo box!
Watching Netflix videos on your TiVo box
Once your TiVo box is activated on your Netflix account, you can enjoy movies and TV episodes from your Netflix instant Queue on your TV!
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- From TiVo Central, select one of the following:
- Select the video you want to watch, then select "Play."
- Grab some popcorn and enjoy!
Note: Only movies & TV episodes currently in your Netflix instant Queue on netflix.com will be available on your TiVo box. To add movies to your instant Queue, sign in to your Netflix account at netflix.com.
- Support article: Netflix on TiVo