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Configure External Hard Drives

  1. Connect the USB cable from the external hard drive to the receiver. If necessary, connect the external hard drive's power to the wall.
     
  2. Select Yes on the Attention 428 pop-up.
     
  3. The Attention 499 pop-up will display instructing you to call DISH.
  4. The Attention 873 pop-up will display and the external hard drive will format
    (This can take up to 10 minutes)
  5. The Acquiring Signal 535 pop-up will display.
  6. The Downloading Program Guide 330 pop-up will display
  7. The receiver should now have DVR functionality.