How to Record on Sling TV: A Guide to the New Fire TV Interface

How to record on Sling's cloud DVR Use the Guide in your Sling app to find something you'd like to record. Select the title you're interested in and tap Record to set your recording. ... To watch your DVR recordings, go to the My TV tab and scroll down to Recordings to select your show.

Sling TV is a popular streaming service that allows you to watch your favorite shows, movies, and sports events live or on-demand. If you’re a Sling TV user and wondering how to record your favorite content, you’re in the right place.

First, let’s take a look at the new Fire TV interface. The home button allows you to access your favorite apps, which you can sort by clicking the three square button. If you click this button, you’ll see all the apps within the TV. To return to the home screen, press the home button on the remote.

To access Sling TV, you need to click on the app. Once it loads (which takes about 10-15 seconds), you’ll see the main screen. On the left side, you’ll see the home icon, the guide, and the DVR, among other things. The guide shows all your channels, and you can add channels to your favorites by pressing the heart select button.

To record a show, press the third button with the three lines, and select “New Events” or “New and Reruns”. You can also select “This Event Only”. The DVR storage shows all your scheduled recordings and how much space you have left.

If you want to save a particular show or recording and make sure it’s not erased, select the recording and hit the lock button. Sling TV will automatically delete the oldest recordings when it gets full.

We hope this guide helps you navigate Sling TV’s new Fire TV interface and record your favorite shows and events.


Where is the record button on Sling?
You'll find a Record button placed next to the Watch Now button once you click on your selected show. Step 5. Here, you'll be presented with a list of recording options, including Record All Episodes, Record New Episodes, and Record This Episode Only.
Why can't I record on Sling?
If you're having trouble recording a show using your DVR, try searching the channel's available On-Demand titles for your show. Video On-Demand content will be located in the On Demand ribbon below the Schedule in your guide. Depending on the channel, it may have a different label, such as Available Now.
How does the DVR work on Sling TV?
DVR Free and DVR Plus are both cloud-based services, so they are available on all devices. Your DVR recordings follow your login, so whether you use a browser on your computer, or the Sling TV app on a smart TV, mobile app or Roku device, your favorite recordings are always available wherever you Sling!
Do you need a DVR with Sling TV?
Every Sling TV customer receives our cloud-based DVR Free service. With DVR Free you get 50 hours of recording capacity, free! Record your must watch sports, news, and shows, and watch them anytime, anywhere, with the ability to skip commercials. Check out the information below to begin watching TV on your time!