How do I check my signal strength on HDHomeRun?

From a computer or mobile device on the same network, just type in the IP address of your Homerun in a browser and you can check the tuner status which includes Signal Strength, Signal Quality, Symbol Quality as well as other info.

How do I rescan HDHomeRun?

Click on the “Detect Channels” button to force a rescan. The HDHomeRun will also attempt to scan channels when it powers up, as well as doing periodic updates in the background to look for new channels. If your tuner supports more than one TV standard, you will be able to choose that before scanning.

Why is signal strength high but quality low?

Good signal strength but poor signal quality may be related to the antenna, poorly-shielded cable and connections, corrosion, splitters, amplifiers, flyleads, etc… basically, any component of the signal ‘chain’ or a combination of them can be the cause.

How do I find my HDHomeRun IP?

First, look up the IP address of your HDHomeRun tuner by visiting and copy the URL of your HDHomeRun. Next, find the channel number of the channel that is having playback issues.

How do I record on HDHomeRun?

Click on the DVR tab in HDHomeRun Setup. Check the “Use this PC for making recordings” box. Click OK to enable the DVR and close the HDHomeRun Setup program.

How do I access HDHomeRun remotely?

The hdhomerun app needs to be on the same network as the device. So? You need some service to provide access to your HDHomeRun remotely, and such a service is included with things like Plex. Alternatively you could setup a VPN server at your house and then remotely connect to your home network that way.

How do I fix poor signal quality?

How To Improve Weak TV Signal

  1. Install Your Aerial Outside.
  2. Install The Aerial Higher Up.
  3. Install A Higher Gain TV Aerial.
  4. Align Your TV Aerial For Peak Reception.
  5. Install A Masthead Amplifier.
  6. Remove Splitters – Install Distribution Amplifiers.
  7. Install Good Quality Coaxial Cable.
  8. Install Good Quality “Screened” Wall plates.

How does HDHomeRun work?

The HDHomeRun is a network-attached digital TV tuner. It connects to your antenna or cable line (depending on model) and takes the digital TV signals available there and makes them available to your PC, tablet, smartphone, game consoles, and other devices over your existing home network.