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What happened to the recordings from my v6 box before the update to 360? If these have gone I am not impressed...

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No, you can’t transfer recordings & never have been able too. If you change boxes you lose them.

Virgin boxes are not for archiving. The broadcasters/content owners will only allow recording of material for “time shifting” purposes & you can only stream from one box to another or to a mobile or tablet on the same network. No “copying” is allowed.

The Horizon platform (on which V360 is based) has been released in every other country with cloud storage, but not in the UK or Ireland as again the content owners here won’t allow it.

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The box that the recordings were on is the same box, what I am fuming about it that there was nothing to mention recordings would be lost before updating otherwise we would have waited before doing the update😡

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@Spannerb wrote:

The box that the recordings were on is the same box, what I am fuming about it that there was nothing to mention recordings would be lost before updating otherwise we would have waited before doing the update😡


It’s the same hardware, but the firmware platform running it is completely different. The UK is the only country to have the V6 hardware prior to the new platform being released, so it was released with the existing TiVO firmware platform modified for the 6 onboard cable tuners & enhanced streaming capability.

So hence you are now on a completely new platform, although even if you had changed one V6 for another on the old platform, you cannot transfer recordings.

You also cannot view recordings once the box is removed from your account. You are only allowed to watch recordings while you pay the subscription on the box. The old V6 will have to be returned to Virgin, as it is rented & you have now stopped paying that rent.

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