TiVo Mini VOX

Small box.
Big entertainment.

Let's get you familiar with your voice-controlled, 4K Ultra
HD TiVo Mini VOX™, so you can watch live TV, recorded
shows and popular streaming apps on another TV in your
house.1 This easy-to-follow guide gives you simple
instructions to set up your TiVo Mini VOX and share the
TiVo experience in another room.

Was this a gift?

If you received or gave TiVo Mini VOX as a gift, please
make sure that the giver has deactivated the device from
their account. They can do this in Manage My Account >
Active devices > TiVo Mini VOX > Deactivate
.

Get started with
TiVo Mini VOX.

When your TiVo Mini VOX arrives, be sure to locate the Start
Here
poster inside the box. It is your step-by-step guide to
get your Mini VOX quickly up and running.

Sync TiVo Mini VOX with your TiVo box.

TiVo BOLT® and TiVo Roamio® DVR users

TiVo BOLT VOX™, TiVo BOLT® and TiVo Roamio® DVRs have
a new Dynamic Tuner Allocation feature. This means you do
not have to Allow live TV on other devices on your TiVo box.
It's all ready to go and you can skip Step 2 in the TiVo Mini
VOX Start Here poster.

TiVo Premiere® DVR users

If connecting your TiVo Mini VOX to a TiVo Premiere 4 or
Premiere XL4, remember to Allow live TV on other devices
on your Premiere DVR before setting up your TiVo Mini VOX.
This is in Step 2 of the TiVo Mini VOX Start Here poster.

Troubleshooting

If you receive the error message TiVo DVR Not Found during
the onscreen guided setup, you must do the following:

  • Call TiVo Customer Support at 877-367-8486 to confirm that your
    TiVo Mini VOX and TiVo DVR are correctly synced on the same account.
  • Once confirmed, unplug the TiVo Mini VOX.
  • On your host TiVo DVR, go to TiVo Home > Settings & Messages >
    Settings > Network > Connect to the TiVo Service Now
    . Repeat this step
    twice so your TiVo DVR recognizes your new TiVo Mini VOX. 
  • Plug in your TiVo Mini VOX.
  • The TiVo Mini VOX guided setup process will restart, allowing you to
    complete the setup process.
 

Additional resources

TiVo Mini VOX specs (PDF)

Support: TiVo Mini VOX Troubleshooting

Connect your TiVo Mini VOX to the internet.

To stream live or recorded television to your TiVo Mini VOX, connect your TiVo BOLT VOX, TiVo BOLT or TiVo Roamio DVR to the
internet using one of the following:

Ethernet Cable

 

Wired Ethernet

Ethernet over coax (MoCA network) Learn more

TiVo Mini VOX does NOT work with a wireless connection.

1. If your TiVo box is connected via wired Ethernet.

If you have Ethernet, you're good to go! Just connect your TiVo Mini VOX to your TV and enjoy

 

Coax cable — Ethernet — HDMI/component cable

2. If your TiVo box is connected to your router.

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

3. If your TiVo box cannot reach your router.

If your TiVo box cannot reach your router or it currently uses a wireless adapter, consider using TiVo® Bridge to create a simple
 MoCA network (Ethernet over coax) network connection.

 

TiVo Bridge establishes a connection between an Ethernet

network and your cable modem so that you can access
high-speed internet in any room in your house that has a
cable outlet.

Using TiVo Mini VOX.

Once your TiVo Mini VOX is set up, you'll enjoy the same
powerful experience that you get with your 4-tuner or
6-tuner TiVo DVR in another room. Access live or recorded
entertainment, popular streaming apps and on-demand
content, all with unique, cutting-edge control. With TiVo Mini
VOX, you can:

  • Watch live TV and record shows.
  • Access web entertainment from Netflix, Prime Video, HBO
    GO, Hulu, YouTube, Pandora and more.2
  • Enjoy SkipMode® and QuickMode® when connected to
    TiVo BOLT VOX, TiVo BOLT or TiVo Roamio.
  • Browse TV and movies with the TiVo search functionality
    you know and love.
  • Schedule recordings and set up OnePassrecordings.
  • Pause, fast-forward and rewind live TV and recordings.
  • Start a show in one room and continue it in another.
 

Additional resources

TiVo Mini VOX specs (PDF)

Support: TiVo Mini VOX Troubleshooting

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1 Streaming to other TVs within the home requires a separately purchased TiVo Mini for each TV. A multi-network adapter (sold separately) may be required. The TiVo BOLT works optimally with up to four TiVo Minis, and potentially with up to ten TiVo Minis.

2 Broadband internet connection is required to access and receive streaming content. Availability of third-party content from streaming sources is subject to change and certain third-party fees may apply.

© 2018 TiVo Inc. All Rights Reserved. TiVo, the TiVo logo, the TiVo silhouette logo, TiVo BOLT VOX, TiVo BOLT, SkipMode, QuickMode and OnePass are trademarks or registered trademarks of TiVo Inc. or its subsidiaries worldwide. All other company, product and brand names, logos and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.