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DISH HAS THE BEST TECHNOLOGY

The Hopper is the most award-winning, critically acclaimed Whole-Home HD DVR on the market,
in part thanks to all its cool features. Find out what you've been missing.

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Visit the Promotions folder to find info on great services and programs like Dish Perks, Refer a Friend and The Shopping Center.
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  1. Press the BLUE COLOR button
  2. Select DISH PERKS
  1. Go to your receiver
     
  2. Press the LOCATE REMOTE button on the front of the receiver. The button is located behind the pull-down door on the left side.


     
  3. Your remote will beep. Press any button on the remote to stop the beeping.
  1. Press the GUIDE button
     

     
  2. Arrow to and select the program you want to watch
     

     
  1. Press the GUIDE button
  2. The guide will display showing the current day and time
  3. Press and hold the Skip FWD button
  4. The guide will advance 24 hours

From Guide

  1. Press the GUIDE button

     
  2. Press the Options button


     
  3. Select Guide Settings


     
  4. Select Hide Duplicate SD Channels


     

From Menu

  1. Press the HOME button two times


     
  2. Select Settings


     
  3. Select Guide


     
  4. Select Hide Duplicate SD Channels


     
  1. Press the GREEN COLOR button to turn on/off closed captioning
     
  1. From Live TV, press the Options button


     
  2. Select TV Activity


     
  3. Arrow to and select a tuner to see viewing options


     
  4. Arrow to and select your desired viewing option


     
  1. Press the GUIDE button


     
  2. Enter "99" on the remote keypad


     
  3. The channel will expand to show a 5-digit channel number (ex. 099-03)


     
  4. Press Select on channel 99 to collapse the channels

  1. Press the SEARCH button


     
  2. Enter title, name, or keyword to find a program


     
  3. If applicable, press the Options button to integrate Netflix into search results


     
  4. Select Netflix


     
  5. Arrow to and select the program you want to watch

  1. Press the RECALL button

     
  2. The recall banner will display with the last six programs viewed


     
  3. Arrow to and select the program you want to watch

  1. Press the HOME button twice

     
  2. Select Apps


     
  3. Select Promotions

  1. Press the APPS button


     
  2. Select Game Finder


     
  3. Game Finder displays with scores on the right and game ratings and box scores below


     
  4. For additional display options, select the drop down boxes to the top right


     
  5. Arrow to and select the game you want to watch


     
  6. Select Watch or Record if airing will be later

  1. Stay tuned for this app to launch in August 2015!
  1. Press the Options button


     
  2. Select Picture In Picture


     
  3. Arrow to and select your desired Picture in Picture setting


     
  4. Your selected option will display

  1. Press the Guide button


     
  2. Enter 100 on the number pad


     
  3. Select the program


     
  4. Arrow to and select the channel you want to watch


     
  5. If a soccer game is playing on Univision Deportes, beIN sports, beIN sports en Espanol, Fox Deportes, ESPN Deportes, or NBC Universo, Multi-Channel view will display as Zona Futbol


     
  1. Press the BLUE COLOR button
  2. Select Multi-Channel View
  1. Press the HOME button two times


     
  2. Select Settings


     
  3. Select Bluetooth Audio


     
  4. Turn on your Bluetooth headphones or speakers and make sure they are ready for pairing (See your device's manual for pairing instructions)


     
  5. Select Bluetooth Pairing to turn pairing On


     
  6. Select Find Devices


     
  7. The attention 1223 pop-up will display. It may take up to one minute to pair


     
  8. Enter Bluetooth Password (Enter 0000 if there is no password)


     
  9. Select OK


     
  10. The device status will change to Paired - Connected

  1. Press the Home button two times


     
  2. Select Apps


     
  3. Select Pandora


     
  4. Select CREATE NEW STATION


     
  5. Enter title, name, or keyword to find a desired station


     
  6. Arrow to and select the desired station


     
  7. Select the desired station from Your Station List


     

From Browse

  1. Press the HOME button two times


     
  2. Select Apps


     
  3. Select Vevo


     
  4. Select Browse


     
  5. Arrow through the content and select the video or artist you want to watch


     
  6. Arrow through the content and select the video you want to watch by the artist


     
  7. If desired, select Play All


     

From Search

  1. Select Search


     
  2. Enter title, name, or keyword to find a video or artist


     
  3. Arrow through the content and select the video or artist you want to watch


     
  4. Arrow through the content and select the video you want to watch by the artisth


     
  5. If desired, select Play All


     
  1. Press the GUIDE button


     
  2. Navigate to a collapsible channel


     
  3. Press the SELECT button to expand the channel


     
  4. The channel will expand to display a 5-digit channel number (ex. 099-03)


     
  1. Press the BLUE COLOR button
  2. Select Facebook

From Guide

  1. Press the HOME button two times


     
  2. Select Netflix


     
  3. Arrow to and select the program you want to watch


     
  4. If needed, select More Episodes to choose the episode you want to watch



     
  5. Select Play



     

From Search

  1. Press the SEARCH button


     
  2. Enter title, name, or keyword to find a program


     
  3. Arrow to and select the program you want to watch


     
  4. If needed, select More Episodes to choose the episode you want to watch



     
  5. Select Play



     
  1. Press the BLUE COLOR button
  2. Select Shopping Center
  1. Press the HOME button twice
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select Parental Controls
  4. Select your desired Parental Control preferences
  1. Press the Options button
  2. Select Picture In Picture
  3. Select MultiView
  4. Last four previously viewed channels will display
  1. Press the HOME button two times


     
  2. Select Weather


     
  3. Select Maximize App


     
  4. Select Locations


     
  5. Select Add City


     
  6. Enter ZIP Code


     
  7. Select Done


     
  1. Press the HOME button two times


     
  2. Select Apps


     
  3. Select WeatherNation


     
  4. Press the Options button


     
  5. Select Settings


     
  6. Select Add Location


     
  7. Enter City or ZIP Code


     
  8. Select your location from the RESULTS list


     

Access On Demand from the Guide

  1. Press the GUIDE button


     
  2. Arrow to a program with a Next Airing indicator


     
  3. Press the PLAY button


     
  4. Press the SELECT button


     

Access On Demand from channel 1 or channel 501

  1. Press the GUIDE button


     
  2. Arrow to and select a virtual channel bar


     
  3. The channel Video On Demand screen will display


     

Channels 1 and 501

  1. Press the GUIDE button


     
  2. Type "1" or "501" on the remote number pad


     
  3. Arrow to and select the program you want to watch


     
  4. Select Rent


     
  5. Select Yes on the Confirmation 085 pop-up


     
  1. Pause the current program you are watching
  2. Go to the desired room and turn the TV and receiver on
  3. From Live TV, press the Options button
  4. Select TV Activity
  5. Arrow to and select the program you want to resume
  6. Select Join
  1. Press the GUIDE button
  2. Arrow to the program you want to record
  3. Press Select
  4. Choose a recording option


From Live TV
  1. Tune to the program you want to record
  2. Press the Select button
  3. Select the record icon (red dot)
  4. Press the Select button again to bring up timer options
From Guide
  1. Press the GUIDE button
  2. Arrow to the program you want to record
  3. Press Select
  4. Choose a recording option
Record Primetime Anytime
  1. Press the DVR button
  2. Select PrimeTime Anytime
  3. Arrow to and select the program you want to watch
  4. If needed, select the episode you want to watch
  5. Select Watch/Start Over
Save Primetime Anytime Recording
  1. Press the DVR button
  2. Select PrimeTime Anytime
  3. Arrow to and select the recording you want to save
  4. If necessary, arrow to and select the episode you want to save
  5. Select Save or Save Series
  1. Press the DVR button
  2. Select PrimeTime Anytime
  3. The PrimeTime Anytime screen will display all PrimeTime Anytime content
  4. Arrow to and select the program you want to watch
  5. If applicable, arrow to and select the episode you want to watch
  6. Select Start Over
  7. Attention 410 will display, select Yes
  1. Press the DVR button
  2. The guide will display with album art designs
  1. Press the DVR button
  2. Arrow to and select the program you want to watch
  3. If needed, select the episode you want to watch
  4. Select Resume/Start Over
  1. Press the DVR button
  2. Arrow to and select the program you want to watch
  3. Press the PLAY button
  4. Once the program has stopped playback, select the next episode you want to watch
  1. Press the INFO button
  2. The Program Info screen will display with the Recommendations Bar
  3. Arrow through the recommendations and select the program you want to watch
  1. Press the DVR button
  2. New recordings are designated by a "new" icon which overlays the top left of the album art cover
  3. In list view, new recordings are designated by a "new" icon on the right side
  1. Press the DVR button twice
  2. AutoHop Recordings are designated by a red kangaroo icon in the top left corner
  1. Press the DVR button
  2. Arrow to the event you want to watch and press the SELECT button
  3. The percent watched is displayed on an indicator to the right of each episode
  1. Press the DVR button
  2. Press the Options button
  3. Select Manage Recordings
  4. Arrow to and select which programs you wish to add to your folder
  5. Select Move to Folder
  6. Select a Folder or Create New Folder
  1. Press the DVR button
  2. Arrow to the program you want to delete
  3. Press Recall
  4. Notification will display on the bottom right to indicate that program has been moved to trash
  1. Press the DVR button
  2. Select Trash
  3. Arrow to and select the recording you want to restore
  4. Press the Recall button
  1. Press the GUIDE button
  2. Arrow to a program with a Next Airing indicator
  3. Press the PLAY button
  4. Press the SELECT button
  1. From iPad or mobile device, select Guide
  2. Select an event from the guide
  3. Select Watch on iPad
  1. Launch DISH Anywhere app from computer, iPad, or other mobile device
  2. Select DVR
  3. Select My Recordings
  4. Scroll to and select the program you want to watch
  5. Select Watch
  1. You will need to be on the same network as The Hopper for Hopper Transfers
  2. You will need to open the DISH Anywhere app before starting these steps
  3. Select DVR
  4. Select RECORDINGS
  5. Swipe to and select the recording you want to transfer
  6. Select TRANSFER
  7. Select OK
  8. Select Transfers
  9. Select MY QUEUE to view the status of the transfer
  10. Select MY VIDEOS to view your transferred content
  1. Press the BLUE COLOR button
  2. Select DISH PERKS
  1. Access your Hopper's interface from any television in your home by installing a Joey in that room
     

     
  2. The compact Joey can be easily installed behind a TV or in a small place
     

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An upgrade charge may apply. Requires 24-month commitment. Higher monthly fees will apply. Recordings on your current DVR will not transfer.

All prices, fees, charges, packages, programming, features, functionality and offers subject to change without notice. Monthly DVR and additional receiver fees may apply. If you cancel service during the first 24 months, early termination fee of $20 for each month remaining applies. $15/mo Whole Home DVR Fee, $15/mo for second Hopper, $10/mo per Super Joey, $7/mo per Wired or Wireless Joey. Commercial skip feature is available at varying times, starting the day after airing, for select primetime shows on ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC recorded with PrimeTime Anytime.