Connect an Ethernet cable from the TiVo box to an Ethernet port on your router or wall. Using the TiVo menus, select the Ethernet networking option: If you are setting up your TiVo box for the first time, your TiVo box should automatically connect using Ethernet if you have an Ethernet cable plugged in correctly.
How do I connect my TiVo box?
To connect using a wired connection, simply attach an ethernet cable between your router and the TiVo box. New TiVo customers: After the box powers up, it will automatically begin Guided Setup. During Guided Setup, you will be prompted to enter settings that will allow the box to connect to your network.
Can I use my TiVo without cable?
You dont need cable or satellite TV to use a TiVo digital video recorder. In fact, its possible to use TiVo with an over-the-air antenna.
Does TiVo need Internet connection?
Your TiVo box needs a high-speed Internet connection to receive program listings, TiVo® service updates, and on-demand content. However, if you plan to stream shows to/from other TiVo boxes, a wired connection is highly recommended. Choose Ethernet (Option 2) or MoCA (Option 3).