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Easy option to delete all DVRed shows?

Is there an easy way to delete all "Criminal Minds" shows that we have DVRed? We're looking for a quick alternative rather than going into each individual one or driving deep down into a menu. 

 

I'd love a way to highlight the show title (with X number of recorded episodes) and delete them all (if for example, we know we've seen them all or we no longer want them).

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Is there an easy way to delete all "Criminal Minds" shows that we have DVRed? We're looking for a quick alternative rather than going into each individual one or driving deep down into a menu. 

 

I'd love a way to highlight the show title (with X number of recorded episodes) and delete them all (if for example, we know we've seen them all or we no longer want them).

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On the DVR/STB, in Recordings, if you highglight the show with multiple shows grouped, press the delete key on your remote.   It will ask you to confirm, and then BOOM.  All gone.

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No, sorry. Each individual episode must be deleted.

No, sorry. Each individual episode must be deleted.

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If the episodes were all recorded as part of a series recording, you can do a "bucket delete" as follows:

 

1. Press the RECORDED TV button on your remote

 

2. Scroll over to Series on the menu

 

3. Scroll down to the series recording who's episodes you wish to delete

 

4. Select Erase recordings and Erase

 

 

 

 

 

If the episodes were all recorded as part of a series recording, you can do a "bucket delete" as follows:

 

1. Press the RECORDED TV button on your remote

 

2. Scroll over to Series on the menu

 

3. Scroll down to the series recording who's episodes you wish to delete

 

4. Select Erase recordings and Erase

 

 

 

 

 

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shawnmcpike wrote:

Is there an easy way to delete all "Criminal Minds" shows that we have DVRed? We're looking for a quick alternative rather than going into each individual one or driving deep down into a menu. 

 

I'd love a way to highlight the show title (with X number of recorded episodes) and delete them all (if for example, we know we've seen them all or we no longer want them).


Yes, you can, but through WRA, using the "Recorded Shows" tab. Very handy.


shawnmcpike wrote:

Is there an easy way to delete all "Criminal Minds" shows that we have DVRed? We're looking for a quick alternative rather than going into each individual one or driving deep down into a menu. 

 

I'd love a way to highlight the show title (with X number of recorded episodes) and delete them all (if for example, we know we've seen them all or we no longer want them).


Yes, you can, but through WRA, using the "Recorded Shows" tab. Very handy.

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I stand corrected TG.  Thank you.

I stand corrected TG.  Thank you.

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I think you can also do it through the online guide.

I think you can also do it through the online guide.

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On the DVR/STB, in Recordings, if you highglight the show with multiple shows grouped, press the delete key on your remote.   It will ask you to confirm, and then BOOM.  All gone.

On the DVR/STB, in Recordings, if you highglight the show with multiple shows grouped, press the delete key on your remote.   It will ask you to confirm, and then BOOM.  All gone.

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Learn something new everyday, thanks bri_man :smileywink:

Learn something new everyday, thanks bri_man :smileywink:

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I don't understand your instructions.  I've deleted a series before using A-B-C buttons, but don't remember the proper sequence.

What is the DVR/STB? 

I don't get an option Delete the Series - only single episodes and it's driving me crazy!

I don't understand your instructions.  I've deleted a series before using A-B-C buttons, but don't remember the proper sequence.

What is the DVR/STB? 

I don't get an option Delete the Series - only single episodes and it's driving me crazy!

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Yabrinya wrote:

 

I don't understand your instructions.  I've deleted a series before using A-B-C buttons, but don't remember the proper sequence.

What is the DVR/STB? 

I don't get an option Delete the Series - only single episodes and it's driving me crazy!


Re-read the messages above.  The instructions work to delete multiple episodes in a series recording.

 

DVR = Digital Video Recorder

 

STB = Set Top Box


Yabrinya wrote:

 

I don't understand your instructions.  I've deleted a series before using A-B-C buttons, but don't remember the proper sequence.

What is the DVR/STB? 

I don't get an option Delete the Series - only single episodes and it's driving me crazy!


Re-read the messages above.  The instructions work to delete multiple episodes in a series recording.

 

DVR = Digital Video Recorder

 

STB = Set Top Box

*The views and opinions expressed on this forum are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote, or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider, or party.

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