Getting started on TiVo Premiere
To get started with Hulu Plus on your TiVo Premiere, access the app from TiVo Central, log in with your Hulu Plus credentials, and you're ready to start watching.



Downloading the Hulu Plus app

You must have a Premiere running software version 14.8 or higher. You can verify your software version by going to TiVo Central and then Messages and Settings > Account & System Information > System Information. If you are not currently running software version 14.8 or higher, please see TiVo software version information to receive the new software. 


TiVo Premiere boxes will automatically download the necessary software for this feature within 10 days of feature launch. Please note that you may not see the Hulu Plus application appear on your TiVo Premiere until a day or two after updating to software version 14.8. To manually initiate a connection to the TiVo service, go to TiVo Central and select Messages & Settings > Settings > Network & Phone > Connect to the TiVo service now.






How to play videos on Hulu Plus

  1. In My Account go to Change DVR Preferences and confirm that 'Enable video downloads' is checked.
  2. Access Hulu Plus on your TiVo box:
    • TiVo with HD menus: From TiVo Central go to Find TV, Movies, & Videos > Hulu Plus.
    • TiVo with SD menus: From TiVo Central go to Music, Photos, & Showcases > Hulu Plus.
  3. Link your TiVo box with your Hulu account by following the on-screen prompts. When asked if you’re already a Hulu Plus subscriber, say ‘Yes’. You will be provided with a code which you must enter online at Alternatively, you can use enter your Hulu Plus login credentials through the log-in screen to activate the device.
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