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Cancel, Stop or Erase Recordings

Cancel Scheduled Recordings

The easiest way to cancel a single or series recording is by using the Guide. Individually scheduled recordings are marked by a red dot, and series recordings are marked by three overlapping dots.

  1. Press GUIDE on your remote control.
  2. Use the arrow buttons or CH/PG to highlight the program that you want to cancel recording.
  3. If the program is an individually scheduled recording (shown by a single red dot), press RECORD twice. The first press changes the program to a series recording (three overlapping dots), and the second press cancels the recording (the dots disappear). A "Recording Cancelled" message appears on the screen.
  4. If the program is a series recording (three overlapping dots), press RECORD once. This cancels the entire series recording, and the dots disappear from the Guide. A "Recording Cancelled" message appears on the screen.
Erase an Existing Recording

A program you record remains in your Recorded TV library until you erase it or until the set-top box erases old recordings to make space for new recordings (which you can determine for yourself. You can erase a recorded program manually to make room for new recordings.

  1. Press RECORDED TV on your remote control.
  2. Highlight the recorded program that you want to erase, and press OK. The Program Info Screen appears.
  3. Highlight Erase, and press OK. A confirmation message appears.
  4. Highlight Erase again, and press OK. This erases the program permanently. You cannot recall it. You can also select Don't Erase to avoid erasing the program.
Stop Recording the Program You Are Watching
  1. Press STOP on your remote control while watching a live TV program. A message appears that enables you to stop or continue recording.
  2. Highlight Stop Recording, and press OK. The message Recording Stopped appears. Or, highlight Keep Recording, and press OK.
Stop a Recorded Program While Watching The Program

You can stop a recording at any time by pressing the STOP button on your remote control. A message appears that enables you to stop or continue recording. Highlight one of the following options, and press OK.

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