BlueSky TV PVR features and icon legend

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Learn more about the BlueSky TV PVR features and icons that are part of the BlueSky TV guide.

 

 

PVR Features

The BlueSky TV PVR contains all of the features that you are used to seeing on a PVR and then some.  Here is an overview of some of the common features on the BlueSky TV HDPVR:

 

Record a Program – you can record your favourite programs easily with BlueSky TV.  To record a program:

  1. Press the Guide button on your remote control and highlight a program.
  2. Select the Record button on the remote control or select the Record options on the program’s info panel.

    Record on BlueSky

  3. Select Just this episode and the recording will be set.

 

Recording Options:

  • Record a Series
    • Record all episodes of a program.
  • View Recent Recordings
    • See which programs have been recorded on your BlueSky TV PVR.
  • Modify the Start or Stop Time of a Recording
    • Extend the start or stop time of a recorded program.
  • Watch a Recording
    • When your recorded programs as many times as you want, when you want.
  • Delete a Recording
    • After you have watched it.
  • Delete All Recorded Episodes of a Series
    • To delete all scheduled episodes of a series from your BlueSky recordings list.
  • Recover a Recording
    • Recover a deleted program that resides in the Recently Deleted area at the bottom of the Recording section of the Saved menu in the BlueSky TV guide.
  • Cancel a Recording or Series Recording
    • Easily cancel a recording that you no longer wish to record.
  • Set a Manual Channel Recording
    • You can set a manual recording when you need to manage the length of time that a specific channel is recorded.
  • Sort Recordings and Purchases
    • Easily sort recorded episodes and purchases that are in the BlueSky TV guide.
  • Prioritize Recordings
    • Set the priority of recordings based on the ability of BlueSky TV to record up to 4 programs at once per BlueSky PVR.

Related: How to Schedule a Recording with BlueSky TV, How to access PVR recordings with BlueSky TV, How to Delete PVR Recordings with BlueSky TV, How to Recover Deleted PVR Recordings on BlueSky TV

Did You Know

 

If you have deleted a program recording it can be recovered until the TV box's disk fills up and the program is automatically deleted, or until it is removed permanently. You can use voice commands with the BlueSky TV Voice Remote to instruct BlueSky TV to record a program.

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PVR Icon Legend

The BlueSky TV PVR features all of the common control options that you would expect to find on a personal video recording device.  Within the BlueSky Guide, you will see icons associated with your PVR recording options.  Here is an overview of the PVR icons that are part of the BlueSky TV guide:

Record IconRecord Series IconWill Not Record IconWill Not Record Series IconSoon to be Deleted Icon
RecordRecord seriesWill not recordWill not record seriesSoon to be deleted

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