Channels Apps Are Now Free for DVR Subscribers

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Re: Channels Apps Are Now Free for DVR Subscribers

Postby jseymour » Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:43 am

Yeah I had a problem remotely connecting using the APP on my Android Note 9 Phone but was able to get to it using google Browser.
Probably still working out the bugs in the Android mobile devices version. They just released it last month, I think? I've been using it remotely using iOS devices.

Once Amazon gets the bugs worked out with the new 4K stick, or if it goes on sale Rilly Cheep, I'm going to buy one for remote use when we go on vacation, so we can watch "our" TV on a TV wherever we stay :)

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Re: Channels Apps Are Now Free for DVR Subscribers

Postby NYPlayer » Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:54 am

Yeah I had a problem remotely connecting using the APP on my Android Note 9 Phone but was able to get to it using google Browser.
Probably still working out the bugs in the Android mobile devices version. They just released it last month, I think? I've been using it remotely using iOS devices.

Once Amazon gets the bugs worked out with the new 4K stick, or if it goes on sale Rilly Cheep, I'm going to buy one for remote use when we go on vacation, so we can watch "our" TV on a TV wherever we stay :)
You are correct still in Beta works great on my Android Tablet … It is just on the phone .. I joined the beta program to help debug.

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Re: Channels Apps Are Now Free for DVR Subscribers

Postby tmm1 » Fri Nov 23, 2018 1:32 pm

Happy Black Friday! All of our apps are 40% off today!

https://getchannels.com/buy/

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Re: Channels Apps Are Now Free for DVR Subscribers

Postby NYPlayer » Fri Nov 23, 2018 3:17 pm

I got it working on my phone forgot to set the DVR for remote access … One thing I could not find why can I not sort by original airdate on my clients to watch old recorded shows in sequence.

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Re: Channels Apps Are Now Free for DVR Subscribers

Postby NYPlayer » Sun Jan 20, 2019 5:08 pm

With the ability to try out Channels for 30 days, I'm finally taking the plunge and giving it a try.
You are going to like it.

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Re: Channels Apps Are Now Free for DVR Subscribers

Postby NYPlayer » Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:07 pm

Watching on a tablet I can scroll left and right to see what is on other channels just swipe on the overlay left or right… I do not know why you can't. The Channels android TV is more polished.

Channels makes viewing away from home so easy (big Plus) … I run it on a Shield with a USB 4TB HD. I really like the advanced pass settings … example below ...

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Horror Retro 833 10 recordings scheduled Categories == Movie Channel == 833 Genres == Horror

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Captain America 1 recording scheduled Categories == Movie Channel > 700 Title CONTAINS Captain America

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Re: Channels Apps Are Now Free for DVR Subscribers

Postby tmm1 » Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:17 pm

Very surprised Channels hasn't implemented any sort of toggle last channel either. I feel they could be better in this area. I do like how Kodi shows previous watched channels in order.
If you're using a remote with a play/pause button, you can double click it to switch to the last channel.
I'm also kind of annoyed that on Android I can't use the volume control on the Bluetooth remote in Channels. Rather, it tells me to use the TV remote that controls my home theater receiver because the app is set in surround. Netflix does this too, but the HDHomeRun let's me control the volume using the Bluetooth remote.
You can turn off Surround Sound in the Android settings to fix this on all apps, or turn it off just for Channels in the Player section of the Channels app.

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Re: Channels Apps Are Now Free for DVR Subscribers

Postby rpcameron » Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:32 pm

Previous channel in Channels is accessed by double-pressing Play.

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Re: Channels Apps Are Now Free for DVR Subscribers

Postby rpcameron » Mon Jan 21, 2019 7:01 pm

If Channels DVR and HDHomerun DVR both use the same recordings folder, will the apps be able to see and play each other's recordings?
No, they maintain their own separate databases. Channels can restore a database from a previous installation of itself, but you cannot import new data or recordings into it.

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Re: Channels Apps Are Now Free for DVR Subscribers

Postby NYPlayer » Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:30 am

Very surprised Channels hasn't implemented any sort of toggle last channel either. I feel they could be better in this area. I do like how Kodi shows previous watched channels in order.
If you're using a remote with a play/pause button, you can double click it to switch to the last channel.
I'm also kind of annoyed that on Android I can't use the volume control on the Bluetooth remote in Channels. Rather, it tells me to use the TV remote that controls my home theater receiver because the app is set in surround. Netflix does this too, but the HDHomeRun let's me control the volume using the Bluetooth remote.
You can turn off Surround Sound in the Android settings to fix this on all apps, or turn it off just for Channels in the Player section of the Channels app.
Is there anywhere where navigating the Channels App is documented ?


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