Watch a recorded show

This article applies to customers who have the new version of Fiber TV. If you have the older version of our user interface, please view this article on how to watch a recorded show.

With Google Fiber TV, it's easy to browse your recorded shows and watch them at any time.

To watch a recorded show:

  1. Press on the remote control, select DVR from the menu, and press ok.

    The Recordings tab on the DVR page appears, showing a list of all your recordings.

    Google Fiber TV DVR recorded shows

  2. Using the remote, browse your recordings to find the one you want to watch.

  3. Select the recording and press ok to display the show's More Info page.

  4. Do one of the following:

    • If you selected a single-show recording, select DVR and press ok.

      Google Fiber TV single show recording

    • If you selected a series recording, select an episode and press ok. Then select DVR and press ok.

      Legacy Google Fiber TV series recording

Another way to play a recording: On the Recordings tab, select a recording and press  on the remote. If you select a series recording, you can watch episodes in order, without having to go back to the list of episodes.
Browsing your recordings

Scroll through your list of recordings

Use the up/down/right/left arrow buttons or the page up/page down buttons on the remote. 

Sort your list of recordings alphabetically or by newest to oldest

Select the list under Sort by and press ok. Then select an option and press ok.

Filter your list of recordings to see just movies, just TV shows, or both

Select the list under Filter by and press ok. Select an option and press ok.

Switch to list view or grid view

Select the list under View and press ok. Select an option and press ok.

Icons used on the list of recordings
Completed single recording (such as a movie or a single episode of a TV series)
Completed series, team, person, or keyword recording
The show has been watched. Watched shows are deleted before unwatched shows when when space is needed for new recordings. Learn more about marking shows watched/unwatched.
Frequently asked questions about watching recordings

Can I watch a recording on any of my TVs?

Yes! You can watch a recording on any of your Fiber-connected TVs. Also, if you start watching a recording on one TV, you can pick up where you left off on another TV.

Can I watch a recording on the Fiber TV mobile app?

The ability to watch recordings on the Fiber TV app isn't yet available. However, you can manage your recordings using the Fiber TV app for Android and iOS.

Can I watch my recordings on my computer?

This feature isn't available at this time.

Can I play an entire recorded series?

Yes, you can play all episodes in a recorded series in order, without having to return to your list of recordings to select each episode. Learn more.

How do I delete a recording after I've watched it?

You can delete recordings from the Recordings tab on the DVR page. Learn more.

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