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  1. Add Recording Option Defaults to Settings

    When user adds show to My Stuff it is set to automatically record. Add ability to default the recording options
    1)Record Yes/No

    2) If Yes 'Which would you like to record?' NEW ONLY / NEW & RERUNS

    For example: if default is set to record = No, when user adds show to My Stuff if would show In My Stuff / Won't Record

    212 votes
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    Under Review  ·  43 comments  ·  DVR | Recordings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Here's a feature request: It would be helpful if Hulu could preload a week in advance, so we can schedule recordings with more lead time.

    Here's a feature request: It would be helpful if Hulu could preload more than 48 hours in advance, so we can schedule recordings with more lead time.

    21 votes
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  3. DVR vs On Demand

    Shows previously posted on demand are now taking up my DVR space since I upgraded my subscription.. I still want them to show up in “my stuff” but they should not be taking up my 40 hours of free space if they are on-demand.

    Still love HULU and I have cut the cord!!

    214 votes
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  4. Do not delete DVR recordings when a billing information is updated

    It is frustrating, and counter-intuitive, to delete all DVR recordings after an account is resolved. Billing information may need to be updated due to a number of reasons, including newly issued cards! If the problem is resolved within a reasonable amount of time (less than a day? less than 3 days?), there is no reason to delete all DVR recordings as a reward.

    7 votes
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  5. Allow auto deleting for recurring recordings

    It would be great to have an option when recording that allowed you to manage the amount of time certain shows stay on your DVR. For instance, my husband records a morning news show every day and it quickly fills up our DVR space. We have to go in and manually delete each episode to make room for other things to record, which we forget to do. Back in the day TIVO had an option that let you keep only a certain number of shows, or keep them for a certain number of days. An option like this on Hulu…

    7 votes
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  6. Better DVR / My Stuff Options

    We should be able to choose to have a FAVORITES List (or you call it My Stuff) and a recording option. When we are digging around discovering new shows, would like to mark them as a Favorite to find later, and not load up the cloud with all the recordings.

    And we need to have a way to choose if we want to record just one episode or the whole series.

    214 votes
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  7. The way to record is terrible - need a way to do it from a channel you're watching

    We should be able to hit record button from the same little menu where we rewind or pause or fast forward.

    56 votes
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  8. DVR playback resume or start from beginning

    After exiting the playback of a DVR recording and returning it would be nice to have the option of resuming playback where you left off or starting from the beginning. (Amazon Firestick hardware)

    49 votes
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  9. Let me watch the DVR version of show from "My Stuff" instead of having to select it from Manage DVR

    Right now, if you look at a show/episode from my stuff, I see a little icon that shows if it's recorded (it is a checkmark with the words "REC" next to it on iOS and AppleTV).

    One would assume that if you select this item, since it says that it's on my DVR, that it will show the DVR version of the show. It doesn't. Instead, it shows the "On Demand" version of the show where you can't skip commercials.

    I talked to Hulu support and they said that the only way to watch the actual DVR version of a…

    15 votes
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  10. DVR Scheduled Recordings page

    There should be a page that allows you to see all the scheduled recordings for the next 2 weeks or something.

    380 votes
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  11. Rewind Live Recordings

    I feel we should be able to rewind live recordings, so even if a Live show is still being recorded, we should be able to go back to the beginning while it's still recording, and not have to wait until the entire recording is finished before being able to watch. It should be able to do both, record and watch from the beginning. The fact that we have to wait seems ridiculous. If I record a baseball game and want to catch up mid-way there is no way to do that. I have to either just watch Live and miss…

    62 votes
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  12. Allow single episode recordings

    There needs to be a way to record one episode of a show without recording every episode. When I tried to record Sports Center, the next day I have 8 or 9 episodes recorded, many of them are the exact same show which repeats multiple times during the night.
    It would be even better if you could set it to record every day at a particular time, say 2:00 AM. That way you can know you have all the scores and highlights from the day before and can skip the commercials and their long-winded commentators. But just being able to…

    96 votes
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  13. Recordings stay in “Advertisement” mode

    When I record sporting events it turns into advertisement mode for the entire recording, which means I can’t fast forward at all once I sit down to watch the recording. So frustrating - I want to FF through certain golfers during the British Open to watch Tiger and Spieth but it doesn’t let me FF at all. Such a negative experience compared to normal DVRs for sports. Very worried about football season with Hulu and may have to go back to Uverse. Please fix soon.

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  14. Make the DVR much less cumbersome

    I don't even know where to start. This is the worst DVR service I've ever seen. I just switched from Directv to cut my bill by half. I'm paying for all the bells and whistles with ad FF, 200 hrs of cloud DVR and HBO and ******** and I'm already ready to go back to paying Directv $200 a month. I'm a huge golf fan and I'm missing half the British Open because of your terrible DVR service. The golf channel is televising roughly 16 hours of coverage, but because these are shown in 2 different segments with the same…

    1 vote
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  15. Commercials shouldn't count as DVR time.

    Commercials shouldn't count as DVR time.

    How is it that 40 minute show eats an hour in the DVR bank??? Commercials.

    Not only do you add a ridiculous amount of commercials to your Live TV (way more than the broadcast or cable equivalent), but you dock DVR time for them as well, and you can't even fast forward through them. I don't want them, I pay for commercial free, and I most certainly don't want to record them.

    82 votes
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  16. DVR recording

    I want it to be selected list than delete each then each then each that's too much. Just click delete then selected which I want to delete

    2 votes
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  17. DVR not user friendly

    If a show records in real time why can’t I watch it later why do I have to wait til the next day. This is not true DVR then

    12 votes
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  18. list

    Need a list of all recorded shows in addition to the tiles to make it faster to see what you can watch.

    1 vote
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  19. When time-shifting a show allow for fast-forward through commercials, if you are paying for DVR commercial FF.

    Currently you are forced to watch commercials if time-shifting, even if you are paying the expanded DVR and commercial skip upgrade fee. If you record the whole show and do not watch until the show completes, then you can FF through commercials. The issue is that if you record a 3-hour news show to watch portions of before you leave for work and it is on from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM, then you cant FF commercials. This is completely impractical and greatly reduces the value of what we're paying for.

    41 votes
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  20. Better DVR Experience

    I find the add-to DVR experience confusing at best; DVR options for YouTube TV and Sling TV are more straightforward, intuitive, and less clunky. It might be good to take a look at the competition

    --making 'my stuff' the add to DVR option is confusing
    --->how about just calling it 'add to DVR'

    --for today's live TV, it would be best to have a master schedule view (see http://www.tvguide.com/listings/ for an example)
    --->this way you could look at what is on TODAY's schedule
    --->putting the shows on for DVR should be a right-click/add type affair or at least a sandwich/drop-down…

    300 votes
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