Settings/Live TV

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Enable the Personal Video Recorder (PVR) features in XBMC

Synchronize channel groups with backends
Always use the channel order from the backend(s)
Use backend channels numbers (only works with 1 enabled PVR add-on)

Channel manager
Search for channels
Reset the PVR database

Do not show 'connection lost' warnings


Show channel information when switching channels
Automatically hide channel information
Close channel OSD after switching channels
Channel information duration
?. Defaults to 5 seconds.
Hide video information box

Default folder for PVR thumbnails
Scan for missing icons


Default EPG window
?. Defaults to Now.
Days to display in the EPG
?. Defaults to 2 days.

EPG update interval
?. Defaults to 120 minutes.
Prevent EPG updates while playing a TV stream
Do not store the EPG in the database
Do not show 'no information available' labels
Reset the EPG database


Start playback minimized
Continue last channel on startup
?. Defaults to 'No'.
Switch channel without pressing OK
Show signal quality

Timeout when starting playback
?. Defaults to 15 seconds.
Deplay channel switch
?. Defaults to 0 milliseconds.


Instant recording duration
?. Defaults to 180 minutes.
Default recording priority
?. Defaults to 50.
Default recording lifetime
?. Defaults to 99 days.
Margin at starting of a recording
?. Defaults to 2 minutes.
Margin at end of a recording
?. Defaults to 10 minutes.

Display a notification on timer updates

Power saving

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Parental control

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