Using the HDHomeRun app with legacy HDHomeRun devices

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Using a legacy HDHomeRun unit requires an initial scan from the HDHomeRun Setup utility, using a Windows PC. Once configured it will work with the latest HDHomeRun apps for iOS, Android, Windows 10, Xbox One, Mac OS, Android TV, and Fire TV.

Legacy products include: HDHR-US, HDHR-EU, HDHR-T1-US, HDHR3-US, HDHR3-DT, and HDHR3-EU.


  1. Download and install the latest Windows software:

  2. Run a channel scan in HDHomeRun Setup utility after it is installed. Note that this is a different app than the HDHomeRun viewer app. A fresh channel scan is required even if it has been run previously, and the channels shown in HDHomeRun Setup are correct.
  3. Install and launch the latest HDHomeRun app for Android, iOS, Windows, XBox One, or Mac - it should detect the HDHomeRun tuner and show live TV.

Note that older HDHomeRun tuners cannot be used to make a recording with the HDHomeRun DVR software.

It is recommended that older products be used with the client connected via a wired Ethernet network.

  • Last modified: 2021/07/07 11:42