I see a gray screen with a message that says "Searching for Signal."

Your TiVo DVR or your TiVo Mini* is having trouble tuning to the channel you are on. Follow these steps to restore the video:

  • Try changing channels. If the message appears on just a few channels, you may be tuned to a channel to which you do not subscribe, or you may be experiencing a weak signal on a channel to which you do subscribe.
  • You may be experiencing a temporary cable outage. Your video cable may have come loose. Make sure all the cable connections on the back of your TiVo DVR or your TiVo Mini are secure.
  • The cables you are using to connect your TiVo DVR or your TiVo Mini to your TV or other equipment may be damaged or defective. Try exchanging the cables connected to the TiVo DVR or your TiVo Mini with other cables that you know are working properly.