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New X1 box set to power-save after four hours last night.  This morning I hit the power button on

the remote to start it and up comes the screen asking for a device name.  It was "Den" yesterday,

so I put in "Den" again and it named it "Den2." 

 

Is it always going to ask me for a device name upon waking up each morning?  Can I get out of

this screen without doing anything?  Maybe I should leave the power-saver off?   Thanks.

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@jemk2wu wrote:

New X1 box set to power-save after four hours last night.  This morning I hit the power button on

the remote to start it and up comes the screen asking for a device name.  It was "Den" yesterday,

so I put in "Den" again and it named it "Den2." 

 

Is it always going to ask me for a device name upon waking up each morning?  Can I get out of

this screen without doing anything?  Maybe I should leave the power-saver off?   Thanks.


using your xfinity remote use voice command 'recordings'. at the top it will have a drop down menu for all devices select it. does that list include only the set top boxes (by name) that you have in your home?



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I said "recordings" and all I got was a page with the top menu items across the screen being

For You, Scheduled, Favorites, Purchases and Playlist.  The page itself said "There are no programs

available at this time."  I didn't see anything about devices.

 

This is a brand new X1 box installed yesterday.  It is the only TV set-top box in my home.  I do

have a (purchased) cable modem/router for internet which runs fine and should have nothing to

do with the TV anyway.

 

When I go online at Xfinity, I see both the TV box and the modem/router listed.  The name of

the TV box is the new name, "den2," that I had to enter this morning upon startup.

 

As my original post said, I'm more than happy to leave the power-saver disabled if that will

simply give me TV channels without having to go through the device-naming each morning.