Instructions for XBox One

HDHomeRun App

  • Download and install the HDHomeRun app from the Windows App Store
  • If you haven’t done so already, run a channel scan from the HDHomeRun Device Webpage

DVR Subscribers

  • Purchase an HDHomeRun DVR subscription from the Silicondust Shop site. DVR subscriptions support current generation HDHomeRun tuners, subscriptions are based on per household. Multiple HDHomeRun tuners are supported, signal types can also be mixed (for example, OTA + CABLE)
  • You will be emailed a purchase receipt with an activation code and link to activate your HDHomeRun. If you’re having problems activating your HDHomeRun try a different browser, recommend Chrome or Firefox
  • Set recordings to a PC – install the HDHomeRun software. Run HDHomeRun Setup, click the DVR tab and select “use this PC for recordings” on the one computer you want to use for storing recordings
  • Set recordings to a NAS – see NAS Setup instructions

Using the HDHomeRun App

  • Launch the HDHomeRun app to start watching TV
  • Click the screen to bring up the user interface
  • Channel Slice – select a channel on the channel list, use the left/right buttons or drag the channel to the left to enable Channel Slice. Non-DVR subscribers will have access to 4 hours of guide data. DVR subscribers will have access to 14 days.
  • DVR Subscribers – click the menu icon on the far right of the on-screen-display (or press Escape) to get to the DVR main menu.

Controller Shortcuts

  1. Pause: enter
  2. Left: ~10 second rewind
  3. Right: ~30 second seek forward
  4. Up: 10 minute forward
  5. Down: 10 minute rewind
  6. Back: access DVR main menu