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Enjoy the complete TiVo experience on every TV in your house.

Unlike other pared-down multi-room solutions, TiVo Mini lets you pause and rewind live TV on all the TVs in your house. Add TiVo Mini to your TiVo Roamio or 4-tuner Premiere and enjoy Tru Multi Room™ control on every TV. Mini also delivers your recorded shows, available on-demand content and access to Netflix, Amazon Prime and more.

  • Pause and rewind live TV
  • Watch live TV, recorded shows and available on demand
  • Access Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu Plus and more
  • Search, schedule and record your shows
 
Includes Product Lifetime service!
 

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Access your Roamio on all your TVs.

Watch live and recorded TV, search for shows and movies, and enjoy web content on any TV with a Mini.

  • Watch live and recorded TV
  • Search for shows and movies by title, actor, category, keyword or even descriptions
  • Set up OnePass to schedule every episode of your favorite shows
  • Access Amazon Prime, Netflix, Hulu Plus and more
  • Stream music from Pandora® and Spotify®

Mini Specs

Compatible DVRs (4-tuners required)

  • TiVo Roamio and Roamio Plus or Pro
  • TiVo Premiere 4 and XL4/Elite
  • TiVo Roamio OTA

Outputs

HDMI, component video, composite video

Video Output Modes

480i480p720p1080i1080p

Available Apps

NetflixAmazon PrimeHulu PlusVuduYoutubePandoraSpotifyiHeart Radio
AOL OnLaunchpad for TiVo

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Setting up your TiVo Mini

To stream live or recorded television to your TiVo Mini, connect your TiVo DVR to the Internet using one of the following:

  • Wired Ethernet
  • Ethernet over coax (MoCA)
Premiere 4/XL4/Elite will not stream to TiVo Mini.

If your TiVo DVR uses a wireless adapter, it will not be able to stream to TiVo Mini. Consider connecting using an Ethernet over coax (MoCA) network. Learn more

If your TiVo DVR is connected via wired Ethernet

If your house is wired for Ethernet, you’re all set! Just connect your TiVo Mini to your TV and enjoy.

Living Room Living Room Installation Diagram
Bedroom Bedroom Installation Diagram
  • Coax Cable
  • Ethernet
  • HDMI/Component Cable

If your TiVo DVR is connected to your router

You’re all set! Just connect your TiVo Mini to your other TV and enjoy.

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Installation Diagram B
  • Coax Cable
  • Ethernet
  • HDMI/Component Cable

If your TiVo DVR cannot reach your router

If your TiVo DVR cannot reach your router or it currently uses a wireless adapter, consider using a MoCA Network Adapter to create a simple Ethernet over Coax (MoCA) network.

Living Room Living Room Installation Diagram
Bedroom Bedroom Installation Diagram
  • Coax Cable
  • Ethernet
  • HDMI/Component Cable
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A MoCA Network Adapter “bridges” the connection between an Ethernet network and a MoCA network so that you can access high-speed internet in any room in your house that has a cable outlet.

For instructions on using your TiVo Mini, refer to TiVo Mini User Guide and TiVo Mini: Installing and Using

If you experience problems with your TiVo Mini, refer to TiVo Mini Troubleshooting.

If you received your TiVo Mini from your cable company, please refer to TiVo Mini FAQ & Troubleshooting (Enterprise Operators)

Mini frequently asked question

Mini Frequently asked questions



With TiVo Mini, you can:
  • Stream and watch Live TV with full Trick Play functions
  • Pause a show in one room and resume it in another
  • Stream recorded shows to another DVR
  • Access your 4-tuner TiVo DVR through your Ethernet or MoCA home network to schedule recordings, WishList searches and Season Pass recordings
  • Share web entertainment from another TV, including movies and music from Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu Plus, Vudu, Pandora, Spotify, YouTube, and other broadband content providers
  • Stream HD recordings to up to four TVs (6 tuner DVR required)

TiVo Mini does not have a tuner or hard drive, and does not need a CableCARD. Additionally, the remote in the TiVo App cannot control TiVo Mini.

What does TiVo Mini cost?

To be activated, TiVo Mini requires:

  1. A one-time cost of $149.99 for the unit
  2. A service plan: service is included with an activated TiVo compatible DVR in the home. (Premiere 4 Tuner / Roamio line)
    • Monthly service fee: no monthly service fee
What is in the TiVo Mini box?
  • 1 TiVo Mini
  • 1 standard TiVo Roamio RF remote (batteries included)
What does TiVo Mini get from the host DVR?

TiVo Mini is a client device. It depends on the host DVR to provide:

  • Program guide data
  • Tuners (for Live TV streaming and QAM-based VOD)
  • Multi-Room Streaming content
  • My Shows
  • Remote Scheduling
  • Channel Locks
  • Thumb Ratings
  • Search
  • Browse
  • Discovery Bar
  • Poster Art

NOTE: If TiVo Mini loses connection to your home network, this data will not be available.

How many Mini boxes can be supported on one TiVo DVR?

Up to eight TiVo Minis can be supported by one TiVo network containing either TiVo Roamio or Premiere DVRs.  One tuner is used each time a TiVo Mini is being used on the network. Therefore, depending on the number of DVRs and tuners you have available, you may not be able to have all eight operating simultaneously.

TiVo Roamio DVRs allow for dynamic tuner allocation, so the tuner is only used when the Mini needs it and is released back to the DVR for use when the TiVo Mini isn’t in use. TiVo Premiere DVRs do NOT support dynamic tuner allocation, so any Mini connected to a Premiere is allocated a constantly dedicated tuner and therefore reduces the tuners available for the Premiere DVR.

Can DVR be wireless and still connect to Mini?

No, you must use a wired connection (Ethernet or MoCA) to connect your DVR to a TiVo Mini. Wireless  networking is not supported.