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blue_trooper

join:2007-04-17
Exton, PA
reply to dvrcloud

Re: Dd anyone notice new firmware update? (DVR)

said by dvrcloud :

So I decided I would start manually adding recordings in, and as soon as I took the steps to record a series, a window popped up asking if I wanted to restore my series from the cloud, and it worked perfectly.

Exactly, there is no menu item for importing the series recordings from the cloud. I found this out when google sent me to another Verizon forum but there is no way you'd ever figure this out on your own unless, as you did, you started the process of recreating series recordings.

A very useful feature implemented in a very strange way.


Photoman15

join:2000-06-12
Brooklyn, NY
reply to miataman
This is a pain. What idiot menu designer separated them like that? I hope they put them back the way they were. Is there anyone we can contact about that?


MeatChicken

join:2007-08-15
Paramus, NJ
kudos:1
reply to LL NY
Yes, Scheduled recordings being so far away is really bad...
VZ please change this .
the set once & forget "Settings" is front & center, while scheduled recordings is relatively is buried ... ???

jp16

join:2010-05-04
united state
Reviews:
·Charter
reply to LL NY
Is this a FW update or just a rewording of the menus? Last time VZ did a FW update it really messed up one box at my parents house. After all the treaties were signed after WW III broke out we finally got things working again. I do not think I could deal with that again...

O1OOO1O

join:2005-12-23
Lewisville, TX
Looks like just a DVR menu re-order, I see no changes in loaded firmware (25.39) or loaded app (14.47) [at least for myself in VHO1].

When I launch the DVR menu, the highlighted option is View Recordings, and instead of Scheduled Recordings sitting right underneath it - it has been moved all the way to the top of the menu. Refresh Devices has been moved down a couple slots also.

bsangs

join:2002-08-21
Montclair, NJ
kudos:1
reply to LL NY
Can't say the reorder bothers me in the least. Don't think I'd have even noticed had it not been for this thread.


nascar

join:2000-02-28
Verona, NJ
kudos:3
reply to LL NY
The change is server side and can be modified at anytime. The order and verbiage can be put back today if they wanted.


miataman

join:2010-10-27
Chelmsford, MA
kudos:1
Reviews:
·Verizon FiOS
said by nascar:

The change is server side and can be modified at anytime. The order and verbiage can be put back today if they wanted.

Well, I've created a post asking about this in the "Verizon Direct" forum. I'll keep this thread updated.
--
"My hat, my cane, Jeeves".

blueribbon8

join:2002-02-12
Fairless Hills, PA
reply to LL NY
I noticed this menu order change a couple days ago and the thing that really bothers me is the placement of "Scheduled Recordings". It's now at the top of the list and takes extra time to get there.

Verizon is now starting to force feed their ads that appear every Friday when you press the DVR button for the first time. The button delay is up to 20 seconds and then you have to press EXIT to kill the ads before getting to the DVR menu.

Come on Verizon. We don't want no stinkin' ads

kes601

join:2007-04-14
Virginia Beach, VA
kudos:2
said by blueribbon8:

I
Verizon is now starting to force feed their ads that appear every Friday when you press the DVR button for the first time. The button delay is up to 20 seconds and then you have to press EXIT to kill the ads before getting to the DVR menu.

That can be turned off in Settings.

blueribbon8

join:2002-02-12
Fairless Hills, PA
Pop-up alerts

never show me again

thanks

marc3565

join:2009-10-08
kudos:1
reply to LL NY
I've noticed another change. When in the On demand section viewing New Releases I press the options button to change the sort order. Pressing Options now shows Filters and Sorting in one menu.


bohratom
Jersey Shore is back again.

join:2011-07-07
Red Bank NJ
said by marc3565:

Pressing Options now shows Filters and Sorting in one menu.

Anyone else notice that if you toggle the "free" tag for filters that some Movies are listed that should not be?

For example I show Cold Creek Manor is free for the HD yet SD is $9.99.

crgauth

join:2004-05-18
Glen Burnie, MD
kudos:1
reply to LL NY
If my memory serves me correctly, the scheduled recording menu item was 1 button away from the recorded shows.
All you have to do on the new menu is hit the channel up button. Skips all the way to the top.
One click away as before.


LL NY

@verizon.net
Crgauth - thanks for the helpful hint!! Will use it.

However, yes - whoever changed this menu up wasn't really thinking!!!!

Libra
Premium
join:2003-08-06
USA
kudos:1
reply to LL NY
Does anyone know if you export your settings to the cloud and then make changes, can you update what was exported to the cloud?

Sincerely, Libra


miataman

join:2010-10-27
Chelmsford, MA
kudos:1
Reviews:
·Verizon FiOS
The only settings you can export are "series" settings, and yes, if you re-export them, they do overwrite the originals. You will only be able to import when you attach a replacement DVR, and try to create a series.
--
"My hat, my cane, Jeeves".

Libra
Premium
join:2003-08-06
USA
kudos:1
Thank you. This is good to know and a good feature.

Sincerely, Libra

ZNYGUY

join:2005-01-06
Lake Grove, NY
reply to miataman
So if I export everything to the cloud and replace my DVR, when I go to record a series that I had exported I will be asked if I want to import ALL exported series or just the one that I am trying to record? Just need to know this before I replace my DVR this week. Importing everything would be ideal. Only importing the one series would be a stupid design.

PJL

join:2008-07-24
Long Beach, CA
kudos:3
Reviews:
·Verizon FiOS

1 recommendation

said by ZNYGUY:

So if I export everything to the cloud and replace my DVR, when I go to record a series that I had exported I will be asked if I want to import ALL exported series or just the one that I am trying to record? Just need to know this before I replace my DVR this week. Importing everything would be ideal. Only importing the one series would be a stupid design.

All series are imported.


nascar

join:2000-02-28
Verona, NJ
kudos:3
reply to nascar
Happy to say that the order has been reversed back to the original.

said by nascar:

Correct. I'm looking into why this changed.

said by kes601:

More than likely not a FW update, Verizon has the ability to change the menus around w/o pushing out an update. Think of it as a webpage where you update the page and then all browsers see the updated wording (I know that's not what it is, but essentially the same idea).