Sending diagnostic information

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When reporting your issue, make sure to include the Device ID for your HDHomeRun and the date/time you reproduced the issue, and the affected channel number, if appropriate. You can find your Device ID printed on the bottom of your HDHomeRun tuner.

Windows PC

  1. If you have not already done so, please install the latest HDHomeRun Software for Windows from https://forum.silicondust.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=119&t=20613
  2. Run HDHomeRun Setup, enable “Send diagnostic information…” on the Advanced tab and click Apply. If you do not have an Advanced tab, close HDHomeRun Setup and reopen it.
  3. Unplug the power from the HDHomeRun and plug it back in
  4. After the powerup sequence finishes, click “Scan” on the Digital Antenna, Digital Cable, or CableCARD tab, as appropriate. If you have multiple devices that are affected, run the scan on each of them.
  5. Click OK


Other platforms

  1. Go to the http://my.hdhomerun.com/ site
  2. Click your HDHomeRun's device ID
  3. If it tells you that a firmware update is available, please install it
  4. Click System Status
  5. Check the Send diagnostic information box
  6. Go back one page
  7. Click Channel Lineup
  8. Click Detect Channels
  9. If you have multiple devices, repeat this process for each of them

Android app:

  1. Open the HDHomeRun app
  2. On touchscreen devices, three-finger tap the screen four times. On devices with a remote, press play/pause 13 times (on the Shield remote, a double tap of the volume area is play/pause, so tap that 26x).
  3. Enable Send diagnostic information
  4. Reproduce the issue


iOS app

  1. Open the HDHomeRun app
  2. Tap play/pause 13 times to bring up the settings screen
  3. Enable Send diagnostic information
  4. Reproduce the issue


Mac app

  1. Open the HDHomeRun app
  2. Click the HDHomeRun menu and select Preferences
  3. Enable Send diagnostic information
  4. Reproduce the issue


Windows 10/Xbox One app

  1. Open the HDHomeRun app
  2. Enter settings:
    1. Windows 10 - move your mouse to the top-left corner and click on the hamburger stack icon that appears.
    2. Xbox One - press the menu button on the controller/remote.
  3. Enable Send diagnostic information
  4. Reproduce the issue
  • Last modified: 2019/08/29 01:40