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40.0 Remote

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40.0 Remote

The Restore Recordings feature lets you transfer recordings from one Hopper to another.

  1. Press the MENU button two times
    menu button on the 40.0 remote (first button in the second row of buttons)
  2. Select Tools
    Receiver diagnostics menu (use the remote to move up and down the list of menu options)
  3. Select RESTORE RECORDINGS
    Restore Recordings selected from the receiver diagnostics tools menu (use the remote to move through the grid of menu options)
  4. Select Next on Restore Recordings screen
    Next button on screen (use the remote to move left and right through the buttons)
  5. Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to the old Hopper and the other end of the Ethernet cable to the new Hopper, then select Watch TV
    Watch TV button on screen
  6. Select Watch TV while recordings are transferred
    Progress bar showing status of recording transfer, with Watch TV button

50.0 Remote

The Restore Recordings feature lets you transfer recordings from one Hopper to another.

  1. Press the HOME button three times
    HOME button on the 50.0 remote (first button in the top row of four buttons)
  2. Select Tools
    Receiver diagnostics menu (use the remote to move up and down the list of menu options)
  3. Select RESTORE RECORDINGS
    Restore Recordings selected from the receiver diagnostics tools menu (use the remote to move through the grid of menu options)
  4. Select Next on Restore Recordings screen
    Next button on screen (use the remote to move left and right through the buttons)
  5. Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to the old Hopper and the other end of the Ethernet cable to the new Hopper, then select Watch TV
    Watch TV button on screen
  6. Select Watch TV while recordings are transferred
    Progress bar showing status of recording transfer, with Watch TV button

52.0 Remote

The Restore Recordings feature lets you transfer recordings from one Hopper to another.

  1. Press the HOME button three times
    HOME button on the 52.0 remote (first button in the top row of four buttons)
  2. Select Tools
    Receiver diagnostics menu (use the remote to move up and down the list of menu options)
  3. Select RESTORE RECORDINGS
    Restore Recordings selected from the receiver diagnostics tools menu (use the remote to move through the grid of menu options)
  4. Select Next on Restore Recordings screen
    Next button on screen (use the remote to move left and right through the buttons)
  5. Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to the old Hopper and the other end of the Ethernet cable to the new Hopper, then select Watch TV
    Watch TV button on screen
  6. Select Watch TV while recordings are transferred
    Progress bar showing status of recording transfer, with Watch TV button