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Tablo Q&A – What does the ‘update guide’ button do?

Pressing the ‘update guide’ button will trigger the TV guide update process outside of your Tablo's maintenance window.
Tablo settings screen on smartphone showing update guide button
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Tablo Q&A – Should I Turn My Tablo Off Overnight?

Tablo uses very little power – about the same as a clock radio, electric shaver, or LED lightbulb – so turning it off overnight would result in very little savings.
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Tablo Q&A – How do I watch Tablo on my TV?

Once you’ve used your smartphone or tablet to set up and connect your Tablo to the internet using the Tablo app, it’s easy to add Tablo to your big-screen TV.
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The 4th Generation Tablo DVR’s In-Line Amplifier – What You Need to Know

One of the cooler features of the new 4th generation Tablo is the optional built-in amplifier however, it’s not a cure for all antenna reception problems and there are even situations where you might have a better experience by turning
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Deals vs. Duds – Holiday Shopping Tips for TV Lovers

Before you click add to cart on what seems to be a great Black Friday or Cyber Monday bargain, use these three online shopping tips to ensure you’re getting a deal and not a dud.
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Tablo Q&A – Which Tablo app should I use?

4th generation Tablo owners should NOT use the apps called Legacy Tablo with blue and orange branding, as those are only designed to work with older legacy Tablo devices.
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Abbott Elementary

Have Your Favorite Broadcast TV Shows Been Renewed or Canceled?

Broadcast TV favorites like Abbott Elementary, Fire Country, NCIS, and more will all be returning for new seasons. Shows like Big Sky, Home Economics, and Call Me Kat were not so lucky…

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How to restart your phone/tablet

Sometimes, just restarting your smartphone or tablet can clear up issues with apps. The links below will provide detailed instructions on how to force close your Tablo app. 

Apple iPhone

Android smartphones 

Most Android smartphones and tablets can be restarted by holding the POWER button and then selecting RESTART or POWER OFF and RESTART from the POWER OPTIONS menu.

NOTE: Newer Samsung devices require you to hold the POWER/SIDE button and VOLUME DOWN to make the POWER OPTIONS menu appear. On the Google Pixel 6, hold the POWER and VOLUME UP buttons.

How to force close your Tablo app?

Sometimes, just restarting the app can fix things. The links below will provide detailed instructions on how to force close your Tablo app. 

Apple iPhone/iPad

Android smartphones/tablets 

Need help with the final steps?

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.  Follow the steps in the video below for a full walkthrough of the remaining parts of the Tablo setup process.

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