How to Play TiVo TV shows on iPhone 7?

If you wanna play Tivo recordings on iPhone 7, you may have to convert your Tivo to iPhone 7 supported video format first. Learn how to. 

Tivos are great for time-shifting TV shows, but can place-shift them as well! If you've recorded many TV shows with TiVo and now you want to transfer them to your new iPhone 7 for kiiling time on the move, check out the solution here.

From what I have seen on the Tivo blogs, neither iTunes nor iPhone 7 is not compatible with Tivo files since all TiVo files are DRM protected. This is why iPhone 7 can't recognize TiVo from iTunes directly. Don't worry. Let's try some easier and quicker way here: transcode TiVo to iPhone 7 supported file format.

After fetching TiVo recovered shows and transfers them to your PC, you can take the aid of a safe and versatile movie/video converter tool- Dimo Video Converter Ultimate, to help you easily remove DRM from Tivo recordings or Tivo shows automatically and convert TiVo shows to iPhone 7/iTunes supported video keeping original quality as it provides the optimal presets for iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, etc.. Besides, you are allowed to edit the videos by trimming, cropping, adjust video effects, etc to get the wanted part and effects as you like. 

More than TiVo files, it can also support ripping Blu-ray/DVD, encoding MKV, WMV, AVI, FLV, MPG, VOB, MP4 and evencompressing 4K to iPhone 7 to meet your different needs. For Mac users, please get Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac. Learn how to do Tivo conversion for iPhone 7 with only four steps that save you a much time and effort.

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Convert and Transfer Tivo to iPhone 7 for playback

Step 1: Enter TiVo Media Access Key

Start up this program, drag & drop TiVo videos to the program. Or click "Add file" to import .tivo file to the top Tivo Converter for iPhone 7. When first loading, this app will ask you to input your Media Access Key. 

Simply enter your Media Access Key, and click "OK" to confirm.

Tip: How to find your Media Access Key on TiVo: Go to "TiVo Central" menu >> "Messages and Set Up" "Account and System Information", and your Media Access Key would be there.

Step 2: Add TiVo video files

After being checked, click Click "Add file" button again to import TiVo shows to the TiVo convert tool for converting.  

Step 3: Select output format

Being a user-friendly iPhone 7 video converter, Dimo Video Converter Ultimate has already designed a special output for iPhone equipment. Click "Select Format" and select "Device > Apple > iPhone 7" as output profile for your iPhone 7 device.  

Tip: Profile Settings (Optional) 

The default settings may not satisfy you, and you can click the settings button to change the settings by yourself including video resolution, bit rate, audio sample rate, audio channel etc. for full screen playback smoothly.

Step 4: Start the conversion

Press "Start" button to begin encoding TiVo shows to iPhone 7. After conversion completes you can click "Open" to find converted and copy TV shows to your iPhone 7 for carrying along with.

Additional Tips: How to Transfer TV shows from TiVo to PC

It takes a while depending on length of TV program you are transferring. Make sure your TiVo and computer are in the same home network, and follow this guide to proceed TiVo file transfer:

1. On your PC, launch TiVo Desktop for PC, the freeware that transfers shows from your networked TiVo box to your computer.

2. Click "Pick Recordings to Transfer." A window showing your TiVo box's "Now Playing" or "My Shows" list appears.

3. Highlight any title in the list to see more information about the show. Check the box next to the title of the show (or shows) you want to transfer.

4. Click "Start Transfer." Transfer times vary, but may take as long as the show's duration to complete the transfer.
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