If you are a Comcast cable subscriber, you can order a DVR (Digital Video Recorder) as part of your cable package. With a DVR, you can record any show or movie you want with the touch of a button. Then you can watch it whenever you want. You can also rewind then fast-forward live TV, pause it, create your own instant replays or even watch in slow motion. DVR service will require paying an extra fee as part of your Comcast bill.
Order DVR service from Comcast by calling your local office or from the Comcast website.
Access the DVR menu by pressing the "My DVR" button on your remote.
Record the TV programs by choosing "Set a recording."
Choose "Manual" to manually enter in the time, day and channel of your recording.
Set a recording from the TV listings by using the internal guide provided in the cable box.
Press "Enter" to set the recording.
Record a show once it is in progress by pressing the button with the red circle in the middle on the remote. This will instantly start recording the program from where you left off to its end.
Watch your recordings by pressing the "My DVR" button on the remote.
Select "Watch Programs." The list of programs you recorded will appear.
Scroll by using the arrows, and press the play button.
- Comstock Images/Comstock/Getty Images