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    David S.

    No, I'm saying you would need to cancel your direct subscription to Acorn and then subscribe to it through Amazon. "Amazon Channels" offers add-on subscriptions to video services through their own video service. I forgot that an Amazon Prime subscription is required.

    However, if that old Acorn plugin for PlayOn still works, use that. (If it does, please post here, because I haven't tried it and am curious.)

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    David S.

    Have you considered subscribing to Acorn via Amazon Channels?

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    Stephen KING

    Morning David...

    Not to be rude but that response doesn't sound like a customer support response.

    I'm not sure how PLAYON & ACORN interact but... I would suppose that... even accessing ACORN through PLAYON still requires an ACORN subscription... so what does AMAZON do?

    MY interest in a PLAYON ACORN channel is to use PLAYON as a DVR-type APP... I'm looking to capture/DVR some shows... to view at other times... whether it be tomorrow... on vacation... or whatever else.

    PLAYON... I'm still interested in an ACORN APP!!

    Help... Steve

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    David S.

    I'm not a member of the PlayOn support team; just an avid, long-time customer.

    I understand what you're asking for and am suggesting a workaround. Amazon allows you to subscribe to and access Acorn content through their video service. Thus you can then use PlayOn to record Acorn content via PlayOn's Amazon channel. I've done the same thing with BritBox recently myself.

    When recording content from Amazon, I recommend adding it to the watchlist to make it easier to locate within PlayOn.

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    Stephen KING

    Hi David... as I said... hope you didn't take my comment as RUDE...

    But now, your comment sounds promising... except I have to plead "stupid" and prefer to repeat what you said 

    Are you saying that I can sign up to ACORN ($$-wise)… run PLAYON... and open AMAZON PRIME and THEN I can capture/DVR ACORN shows???  So... ACORN will show up under PRIME channel (in PLAYON)

    Or do I use the (PLAYON) ACORN channel (I found as a PLAYON ADDON) to capture/DVR ACORN shows?

    Or am I completely off in my own world??

    Thanks in advance,
    Steve

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